NWO Creative Industries funds “Hackable City” project

We are happy to announce that NWO has funded our project “The Hackable City: Collaborative City making in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham”. The project is funded through NWO’s Creative Industries Embedded Research program. Project leader…

The Mobile City zoekt Stagiaire

The Hackable City, Collaborative Citymaking in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham Wat is de rol van nieuwe media in het betrekken van burgers in een ‘hackable’ proces van stadmaken? En wat zijn de mogelijkheden…

CfP Hybrid City Conference in Athens

We are very pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Hybrid City Conference that takes place in Athens from September 17-19 2015, where The Mobile City’s Martijn de Waal will be giving a keynote address.

Publicatie & Event 3 Feb 2015 (Amsterdam): Publieke Ruimte Publieke Zaak

Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak Strategieën voor publiek domein [An English summary of this research program can be found here] Programma: Dinsdag 3 februari 19:00 Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam Reserveren: via de website…

Invitation “Binnen de lijnen”, exploring public space through participatory media art, Oct. 1 2014 13:00, Den Haag

[this announcement is in Dutch only, sorry..] The Mobile City participeert in het project Publieke Ruimte – Publieke Zaak van Trancity en partners. Als onderdeel van dit project hebben wij LUSTlab gevraagd om…

NWO KIEM funds new research program “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam”

We are happy to announce that NWO (the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) has granted funding to our research project “Hackable Metropolis Amsterdam: investigating the future of city-making in urban lab Buiksloterham”. The…

Workshop with Eric Gordon urban gaming & civil participation on digital media platforms, 24 June 2014

As a follow-up event on Eric Gordon’s public lecture on June 23, we’re co-organizing a small closed workshop session with Eric Gordon and a number of urban game professionals on June 24, 2014….

Lecture Eric Gordon: Play, Games and Power (Amsterdam 23/6)

The VU Graduate School of Humanities in collaboration with NICA (and with the involvement of The Mobile City) organizes a lecture and masterclass with American researcher and game designer Eric Gordon.

We are looking for an intern ‘smart cities’ (Dutch speaking)

This fall, together with the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency The Mobile City will take part in a research project called Smart Cities in a Smart Society. We are looking for an intern that would like to assist us in this exciting new project!

Workshop Athens Hackable Metropolis May 5-7 2014

We are in Athens from May5-7 2014 organizing a workshop together with our friends from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athensth and the Hybrid City Conferences, as part of our research into Hackable Cities.

Playing for the Future: event April 17 2014 about play, games and urban (re)developments

Last year, The Mobile City partnered in the project “Rezone Playful Interventions” about the use of playful design strategies to repurpose vacant spaces. In this project three teams composed of an architect and…

Made By Us @ Shenzhen Biennale

We are excited to announce that the exhibition Made by Us that we have curated in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut will open on Dec 7 2013 at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture in Shenzhen.

Embedded Researcher – Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis

Over the last few years, digital media has started to change the experience of the city in many ways. First, various parties in the city have started to produce, collect and publish lots…

Glass Factory Shenzhen. Image credit: ©UABB (SZ), Produced by Zeus Culture (SZ)

Made By Us: using smart technologies for industrial heritage. Public evening November 7 2013, The New Institute, Rotterdam

On November 7 2013 The New Institute, the Netherlands’ new national institute for the creative industry, hosts an evening (in Dutch) about using smart technologies to repurpose industrial heritage. The evening is part of the…

Capital Steel Factory Beijing

Invitation to mini-symposium “Made By Us: Using Smart Technologies to Repurpose Industrial Heritage” 27 Sept. 2013

The Mobile City and The New Institute in collaboration with CMoDA are very happy to invite you to the mini-symposium “Made By Us: Using Smart Technologies to Repurpose Industrial Heritage”, which is part…

Capital Steel Factory

“Made By Us”: new program about industrial heritage and smart & social cities, Beijing/NL/Shenzhen

We are happy to announce Made By Us, a new project The Mobile City is partnering in with The New Institute. Made By Us is a six-month research-by-design program investigating creative reuses of former…

Call for Art / Participation: Impakt Online On Group Formations

Impakt Festival 2013: Capitalism Catch 22 Impakt Online: On Group Formations Impakt Onlie Curators Sabine Niederer and Raymond Taudin Chabot are looking for artists who want to create or showcase work as part…

We are hiring: Embedded Researcher Smart and Social Cities

We are looking for an ‘embedded researcher’ that will help us to develop a conceptual toolkit to add the social dimension to the debates about smart cities.

Collegedag Publieke Zaak Publieke Ruimte (in Dutch) Den Haag: April 16.

This post is an announcement for a conference that is part of the research program Public Space & The Public Good, in which The Mobile City participates. The conference (and the announcement below)…

CONFERENCE Media City: spectacular/ordinary/contested 15-17 May 2013 Helsinki

I hadn’t seen this one earlier, looks good. This adds another event to an already busy spring 2013: * MediaCities, 3-5 May 2013, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; * New Media…