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Volkskrant.gebouw Volkskrant.gebouw

Disruptive communities in full swing:Co-directors of the city’s future

Art & design Community Creativity Crowdfunding Entrepreneurship Innovation Social innovation

Creative entrepreneurs and artists have great potential to adapt and reinvent themselves. This talent to innovate is highly valued in our society, yet the position of creative communities in cities remains marginal. Even if they make it all the way from loosely organized ‘creative caravan’ (see blog #02) to firmly rooted ‘anchor’ in the city’s […]

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Luchtsingel communities Luchtsingel communities

Disruptive communities colonizing the city:Anchors in the informal cultural landscape

Art & design Community Creativity Social innovation

An interesting characteristic of creative entrepreneurs is that they recognize potential where others do not (yet). This quality becomes even clearer when they develop as group over the years. Whereas the creative caravan – see my previous blog – is often organized relatively loose, a group of creative entrepreneurs really starts to act as communities […]

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Pecha Kucha #19
14 February 2016

Art & design Creativity

Pecha Kucha Night was founded in 2003, by architectural office Klein Dytham in Tokyo as an event for young designers to meet, to network and to show their work to the public. Meanwhile, it has become a global event held in about 260 cities, like New York, Buenos Aires, Shanghai, London and The Hague! The Pecha […]

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Disruptive communities on the move:The creative caravan

Art & design Community Creativity Global challenges Maker community Social innovation Startups

With the rise of temporary initiatives in the voids of our cities, the word ‘temporary’ is nowadays almost a synonym for ‘experimental’. Temporariness seems to fuel unorthodox ideas and allows a trial-and-error approach. Moreover the knowledge that the time is now it seems to create a momentum of collective action. It produces a group dynamic […]

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