Posts Tagged ‘Warsaw’

The story behind Warsaw’s new LGBT+ declaration

Amy Labarriere meets activist Oktawiusz Chrzanowski, who prompted city officials to write a declaration supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights in the Polish capital. “Everyone is equal before the law. No form of discrimination is allowed, and Warsaw should be open to everybody.” This is how the City of Warsaw (PL) announced Mayor Rafał […]

By Amy Labarrière, on March 28th, 2019 at 11:48

What’s art got to do with it? 4 reasons why sustainable cities need artists and cultural institutions on board

Bristol’s Park Street turned into a 90-meter water slide, Photo by Luke Jerram It all started with a water slide, on a sunny Sunday morning two years ago. Over 65.000 people stood in Bristol’s Park Street to watch the lucky 360 go head-first down the 90-meter slide. The installation by the British artist Luke Jerram […]

By Ania Rok, on March 30th, 2016 at 13:48

Giant Intruders In Our Cities – A New Years’ Photo Essay By Iván Tosics

Lately, travelling to conferences throughout European cities, URBACT expert Iván Tosics found himself making gigantic encounters, as spectacular advertising takes on the very walls of urban buildings. A tale of Iván hunting giants and what is behind them – sometimes literally – in Warsaw, Cracow, Bucharest and Budapest. In October 2011 I was invited to a […]

By Ivan Tosics, on January 3rd, 2014 at 19:55