CityFactory. New Work. New Design
This open source catalogue documents the exhibition “CityFactory. New Work. New Design,” which was shown from 21.06.–01.10.2017 at MAK, the Austrian Museum of Applied Art / Contemporary Art in Vienna, as part of the Vienna Biennale 2017.
The intensive preparatory work for the exhibition involved research of pioneering international projects and writing a large number of relevant texts. In line with the modes of practice highlighted in the exhibition (e.g., cooperative work) and forms of knowledge (including open source), the authors and curators Martina Fineder, Harald Gruendl, and Ulrike Haele (on behalf of IDRV) are making the entire text material available under a CC BY-NC-SA license (attribution – non-commercial – share alike). The image rights are with the respective photographer.
Based on the exhibition graphics by Walking Chair and using their typeface „sack“, an online publication was created in order to provide content immediately.
- CityFactory 2018:
Design Future Map Vienna
CityFacotry 2018 A cooperation between the MAK and the Vienna Business Agency “What are all these cities compared with Vienna? he said. We hate Vienna, and yet we love it like no other city.” Thomas Bernhard, Wood Cutters, 1988 The CityFactory is a “real-time” research laboratory for new fields of work in the creative industries, […] Read more – ‘CityFactory 2018:
Design Future Map Vienna’.
- CityFactory: Demonstrators in Vienna
- We Make, Give Al. Don’t waste Al In cooperation with the Montanuniversität Leoben, the necessity of closing materials cycles becomes a design task. So that it stays in the materials loop, household aluminum waste is melted down in a smelting furnace in the middle of the city. This valuable material circulating through our daily lives […] Read more – ‘CityFactory: Demonstrators in Vienna’.
- Demonstrators The term refers to the scientific principle of a “demonstrator”—an experimental arrangement on a 1:1 scale. The six City Factory demonstrators presented in the context of the VIENNA BIENNALE are design projects and design interventions placed directly within the city space to accompany the exhibition. Their associated project presentations are marked with a D […] Read more – ‘CityFactory:Demonstrators’.