culture

Street Talks

What makes a street attractive? Co-reference of the lecture of Ton Schaap in the series Street Talks.  

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Spying on the Neighbours!

House DDR’dam was part of the annual festival Spying on the Neighbours (Gluren bij de Buren).  

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Soundpiece on record

  WORM, the Institute for Avant-garde Recreation Rotterdam and Soundpiece asked the sound artists Rutger Zuydervelt (MachineFabriek), Pierre Bastien and Dyane Donck (Daisy Bell) to produce a 15-minute track to be played at Soundpiece.  

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Poetry meets Pop

For annual Poetry International Festival Rotterdam, students of the Rotterdam Pop academy made a soundscape for Soundpiece. The students started from poems of Sirgurbjörg Tharstardóttir, Andrea Gibellini, J.A. Deelder, Oscar Pastior and Herman de Coninck. 

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tIP o1|o7 Cultural Clusters @ TUD

Bernd Fesel is the Deputy Director of the European Centre for the Creative Economy (ECCE). This institute came about from the Ruhr European Capital of Culture (ECoC) event in 2o1o, for which Bernd Fesel was the advisor for the Creative Industry. His organisation supports, facilitates and tries to crosslink the creative economies in the Ruhr region, both at a local and regional scale.

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From free to extra’s

Low prized places seemed to attract artists in the past. At the moment, in the contest between cities to attract and grow a significant creative class, more facilities than just low prized workspaces are needed. As inspiration, two art en design centres of which facilities complete the workspaces in the building and relate to the urban area around the building.

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Claiming the street

The city as an open air museum.

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Cultuurprogramma Binnenstad 2o2o

The Rotterdam Institute for Art and Culture, dKC, published her advice for the strong cultural structure for central city: Cultuurprogramma Binnenstad 2o2o.

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DDR’dam @ Zo wil ik wonen

House DDR’dam was part of the monthly tour This is how I want to live (zo wil ik wonen) organised by the Architectural Institute Rotterdam (AIR).

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City Gallery_Cool exhibited

City Gallery Cool, the map that sees Rotterdam as an open air museum and exhibits a new way to experience this museum, was part of the exhibition: ‘De Aankoop’. 

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World Port Days

A design study, locating a part of the World Port Days Rotterdam at the Schouwburgplein.

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Festival City_Rotterdam in the AIR Archive

Festival City_Rotterdam has been added to the website of the Architectural Institute of Rotterdam.

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En Plein Publiek

Who can guess which Rotterdam Square is played on Soundpiece can win tickets for performances in De Doelen or Rotterdamse Schouwburg.

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The Mayor's Garden

Interview with David Dooghe by newspaper Metro on project Vibrant City.

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Lunch with Poetry

Enjoy your lunch with Poetry form all over the world. Every weekday between 12.oo and 14.oo the Soundpiece, in collaboration with Poetry International Rotterdam, plays (Sound)Pieces of Poetry International. Every week a different langue will be served.

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Comparing the Carnivals

From May until August there are three big intercultural carnivals in the northwest of Europe: the Karnaval Der Kulturen in Berlin, the Summercarnival Rotterdam and the Notting Hill Carnival in London. The carnivals have their specificities: origin and program and therefore a different (temporary and permanent) impact on the urban surrounding.

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Defining the Metropolis

A quickscan that compares the development aspects in metropolitan areas.

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Between Space and Place

A research on the influence of art and culture on the identity of a specific place.

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