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What makes cities musically creative?

There are certain cities around the world that are renowned for their musical culture, and have a “privileged history of creativity” (Watson, Hoyler & Mager 2009, pp. 3,155 more words

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ON THE CREATIVE QUESTION | MANIFESTO BY GEERT LOVINK, SEBASTIAN OLMA & NED ROSSITER

On the Creative Question – Nine Theses*

By Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma and Ned Rossiter

‘Culture attracts the worst impulses of the moneyed, it has no honor, it begs to be suburbanized and corrupted’. 1,623 more words

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2015 NSW Creative Achievement Awards

On Monday night I was honoured to be a finalist at the 2015 NSW Creative Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners – Michael Rebelo, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia and Shaun Parker, Artistic Director, Shaun Parker & Company. 17 more words

Urban Planning

CAN YOU REALLY DESIGN A CREATIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD? NORMAN FOSTER PLANS FOR HIPSTERS IN DUBAI

by Ares Kalandides

“Norman Foster’s architecture firm will deliver the second phase of the Dubai Design District, also known as D3, which is a new creative quarter being built from scratch in the United Arab Emirates city.” How many clichés can you serve at the same time? 211 more words

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Helsinki as commons 19 April 2015 - election day

Commons? Urban space? These days? With these election prognoses?

But, to more hopeful things. This afternoon a packed seminar room at Kiasma museum of contemporary art heard three excellent presentations and discussion that exploded many a myth about the benefits of cultural projects like the Guggenheim Foundation’s/franchise’s efforts to woo Helsinki’s leadership and public to let it come here and play. 870 more words

Providence: A Creative Capital

Once known for its gritty remnants from an industrial past, the city of Providence, Rhode Island has been actively rebranding itself as a creative capital in the last five years through a number of projects and programs.   986 more words

City Beautiful

Young people invited to present at next Nantes Creative Generations Forum !

Together with local associations, the City of Nantes and Nantes Metropole are organizing on 28-31 October 2015 the next edition of Nantes Creative Generations European youth initiative Forum. 117 more words

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