With the Superpowerless song ‘Wasted My Time’ comes a nice videoclip using the urban environment as a Mario Bros-like game. Enjoy.
Back in 2008 we interviewed Klaus Overmeyer, author of Urban Pioneers (2007), one of the very first books on temporary urbanism. Now, five years later, at the peak of the bottom-up hype, he and his colleagues Philipp Oswalt and Philipp Misselwitz are back with Urban Catalyst: The Power of Temporary Use.Read more →
Friday’s Dutch late night news show had nothing better to report about, so an item passed about a Dutchman who’s hitchhiking around Europe with a trailer. Tjerk Ridder (the man on the picture) has a caravan, but no car to transport it. On January 3rd he left Utrecht with his caravan hitchhiking to the European…Read more →
This is absolutely not the first thing you would think of when you come across a dumpster on the streets, but you never know what’s inside. Artist Gregory Lincoln Kloehn (a direct descendent of Abraham Lincoln according to these guys) converted an original green garbage dumpster into, let’s say, an affordable and extremely movable living unit. Although the…Read more →
This is cheerleading taken to another level — a human pixel screen which is one of the most amazing group performances I’ve ever seen. And it would never have been there without the presence of the LCD screens providing us with our ‘necessary’ portion of advertising messages in public space. A lot of physical elements…Read more →