[resource-net] Invite Urban Knights: Tue 29th March, 19.00, 34A, Weichsel Str, 10247, Berlin

Teresa Dillon teresa.dillon at polarproduce.org
Mon Mar 7 20:33:42 CET 2016

Dear ReSource,

The next edition:

Urban Knights
Tue 29 March, 2016

34A Weichsel Str
10247 Berlin (Friedrichshain)
Nearest S & U: Frankfurter Allee
Time: 19-22.00

Event free/Places limited
So booking required: bit.ly/1LMBRYF


Urban Knights provokes and promotes practical approaches to urban 
governance and city living by bringing together people who are actively 
producing alternatives to our given city infrastructures, norms and 

To date Urban Knights has taken place in Dublin, Berlin and Vienna with 
speakers from across Europe, US, India and Australia presenting their 
work and workshops covering topics such as Unpleasant Design, Feral 
Trade and Internet Politics.


The March edition focuses on collective and craft practices within urban 
contexts, with a focus on crowdwork and crowdsourcing platforms for 
design, collective urban activism and the nuances of setting up your own 
digital craft studio and the communities, which emerge from it.

Drawing together speakers from the fields of journalism and design, 
culture and urban planning and sonic hardware each speaker will present 
for 10-mins with the conversation focusing on production cycles, design 
motivations and different forms of collaborative development from the 
studio table to the community setting.


Florian Alexander Schmidt [DE]

Independent researcher, journalist and designer speaks about the 
implications of crowdwork and crowdfunding platforms within the design 

André Gonçalves [PT]

Musican, artist, developer and co-founder of the sonic instrument studio 
ADDAC System presents on the realities of setting up your own craft 
based company and lessons learnt from the past seven years

Gilly Karjevsky [IL/DE]

Co-Director of 72 Hr Urban Action, cultural planner and curator working 
on projects in the public realm, discusses the potentials and 
limitations of rapid forms of collective activism in the city

Moderator/host: Teresa Dillon


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