News

  • 08/08/2019
    Karen Prater Jasmine is a native Detroiter and the Executive Director of the National Organization of Minority Architects. As co-curator for the track "Mobility & Urban Space" at #rpDetroit, Karen Prater Jasmine is providing her expertise to the urban space programme and jointly responsible for the selection of submissions for the Call for Participation. In our interview, she discusses challenges and opportunities regarding access to urban space in Detroit and revitalization of its neighborhoods.
  • 08/05/2019
    Tiff Massey is an interdisciplinary artist from Detroit, Michigan. Her work, inspired by African standards of economic vitality, includes both large-scale and wearable sculptures, music and performance. She uses contemporary observances of class and race through the lens of an African diaspora, combined with inspiration drawn from her experience in Detroit.
  • 08/05/2019
    Lauren Rossi is a Detroit-based cultural producer and consultant for artists and artist-led organizations. As co-curator for the track “Arts & Culture” at #rpDetroit, Lauren Rossi is leading the culture programme together with Detroit artist Tiff Massey. In our interview, Lauren Rossi discusses Detroit’s way-of-life, its artistic drive and ideas on increasing access for creatives.

Tracks

  • Beyond the buzzwords of Industry 4.0, Internet of Things or Big Data: these terms are standard in the discussion of how new technologies will change our daily life, particularly in the context of work.

  • Digital technologies are changing our every day culture in a multitude of ways. We are living in the middle of the post-digital age. The Internet is omnipresent – particularly in the arts and in culture.

  • In the track City and Mobility we are taking a look at the impact digitalization has on cities. What does the increasing interconnectedness of urban space mean for the inhabitants of a city?