Tour wizualny Wenecji. Christian Costa

Tekst i fotografie: Christian Costa 01 Eks “Dom Wczasowy Padwa”. Jedna z wielu turystyczno-gościnnych struktur opuszczonych na Lido. Ślady genius loci coraz trudniejszego do uchwycenia… Ex Colonia Marina di Padova. Una delle tante strutture turistico-ricettive abbandonate al Lido. Memorie di un genius loci sempre più difficile da afferrare… Former “Padova summer camp”. One of the […]

IT IS TIME FOR AN URBAN BIENNIAL

We have to go beyond that culture of modernity which produces events totally detached from the local context and made Venice nothing more than an amusement park for the world of art, cinema and architecture – Christian Costa, one of the founders of the Biennale Urbana [Urban Biennial] 2016 project, talks with Bogna Świątkowska about […]

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IN/VISIBLE CITY – THE OPENING

On 29th May we opened two parts of IN/VISIBLE CITY exhibition: Invisible City at Calle delle Colonete, Cannaregio, Venice and Simple Stories at Cannaregio 4947/A, Corte del Lovo, Venice.

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ABOUT EXHIBITION

The exhibition in Venice brings together the projects “Invisible City” –> Calle delle Colonete, Cannaregio, Venice (former stonemason’s workshop) “Simple Stories” by PARERGA (Paul Cetnarski, Marta Kowalczyk, Wojciech Mazan, Rafał Śliwa) Cannaregio 4947/A, Corte del Lovo, Venice Invisible City presents the summary of a seven year research program led by the Institute of Sociology at Adam Mickiewicz […]

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TEAM MEMBERS

Maciej Frąckowiak – sociologist whose interests focus on urban social activism and image perceived as a tool and pretext for researching and changing social relations. He finished his PhD at the Faculty of Sociology of Poznań University. Co-founder of “(In)visible city” project. Marlena Happach – architect, urban planner, animator, educator. Chairman of Warsaw branch of […]

WHO ARE WE URBAN HACKING FOR? (1)

Maciej Frąckowiak ‘Urban hacking’ calls to mind several forms of activity which seek to improve the quality and accessibility of the urban environment. Initially, the term referred to exploring inaccessible spaces – overcoming security measures and scaling the sides of skyscrapers, traversing underground tunnels and canals and entering abandoned industrial sites.(2) Today, hacking the urban […]

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BIENNALE URBANA 2016

  Biennale Urbana is an “emerging cultural institution” which expresses itself through ideas, practices, strategies and tools to rethink and re-act the relationship between the Biennale, the city and the Venice lagoon. The goal of Biennale Urbana is to activate, through projects, educational paths, art and cultural productions, urban transformation processes and discourses on marginal […]

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