urban tactics + media ecologies

a workshop at strelka in moscow July 13th to 21st

Operation “Free Red October”

Team: Polina Filippova, Tatyana Manchenko, Ekaterina Goncharova, Ekaterina Levitskaya, Nitin Sawhney. Our team conducted a study of the territory of Red October (a former factory) as a public space. We … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Public Presentation: Urban Tactics + Media Ecologies in Moscow

Public Presentation of Final Projects :: Friday, July 20 @ Strelka This event showcased exploratory projects examining how urban tactics, technology, and networked media can be used to investigate and design participatory … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 5: Mobile and Paper Based Perception Sampling in Red October

We employed two approaches for collecting visitor and resident perceptions of the Red October Factory district. A general survey measured preconceptions of visitors and residents while the app-based experience sampling … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 5: Citizen Communication Tactics Research in Troparevo-Nikulino

В рамках воркшопа было проведено исследование практик взаимодействия между жителями района Тропарево-Никулино, местными активистами и муниципалитетом при решении городских проблем. Уровни коммуникации: В зависимости от решаемой проблемы, жители объединяются на … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 5: Approaches to Synchronizing the City – IBM Smarter Cities & Dom.Dvor.Dorogi

To contrast the top-down and bottom-up approaches for synchronizing civic activity in Moscow, we brought Andrey Tikhonov from IBM Smarter Cities initiative in Moscow together for a conversation with the … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 4: Synthesizing All Our Research Activities

  With our research work complete, we worked on articulating the challenges, opportunities, stakeholders for the individual research sites. Red October Challenges/Issues Several problems were indicated but we will deal … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 3: OccupyAbay

  [audio http://www.projectwith.us/urbantacticsmoscow/abay-2.m4a] After Schukino and Koptevo our workshop joined Occupy’s outdoor living room.

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment