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Arts And Tech Non-Profit Gray Area Is A Symbol For A Changing City

All great art institutions were once startups too.

I was wandering around the U.S.’s largest art museum, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the other week (on one of those… 1,818 more words


San Francisco Urban Prototyping the Arts, Open Data, Civic Participation and Corporate Innovation

San Francisco hosted the second UP Festival (Urban Prototyping) last year that looked at the role of the arts, design and technology as tools for civic participation and the efficacy and success of private/public collaborations and startups creating new businesses and growth opportunities from the increasing availability of open data sets. 175 more words


Urban Prototyping Movement

Last year was the inaugural Urban Prototyping (UP) Festival, which is a Gray Area Foundation for the Arts initiative. What exactly is urban prototyping? Easy. Watch the video. 89 more words


UP: San Francisco 2012

UP: San Francisco 2012 is a festival centered around Placemaking Through Prototyping: How Citizen Experiments Reimagine the Public Realm. The festival will foster a wide array of new creative projects which blend the digital and physical to explore new possibilities in public space. 148 more words


Smart Bus Stops Done Dirt Cheap

Check out the latest Hack Your City project! Smart Bus Stops Done Dirt Cheap!

San Francisco’s Bus stops are already kinda smart, they have those cool Next Bus arrival signs, and some detailed maps of bus routes. 388 more words


Arts Organization Feature on Gray Area Foundation for the Arts

On San Francisco’s bustling, highly trafficked Market Street, the organization Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFFTA), is changing the face of arts and technology in a significant and dramatic way. 624 more words

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