Once an industrial hub, Germany's Ruhr region has been forced to change with the global economy. The direction of those changes have been shaped significantly by the public and innovative art organisations like the Urbane Künste Ruhr, writes Manuel Zabel.
Parklets are democratic - made for the public, they cannot be controlled by private interests. In the latest instalment in our series of articles from our West Coast partners, 'Future West', researcher Amelia Thorpe looks at why parklets are so popular.
This year, Assemble Papers has partnered up with Liquid Architecture for our EARS series: throughout 2018, we will be in dialogue on sound and space with Danni Zuvela and Joel Stern, the co-artistic directors of LA. Our first mix of the year is an invitation into ...
Joanna Bayndrian speaks with Zhang Ke of ZAO/standardarchitecture about Micro Yuan’er, a children’s library and arts centre in old Beijing. In a city that is rapidly urbanising, Micro Yuan'er has become a space for creativity and community.
At 23, Bhenji Ra fell in love with the fluid forms of gender expression she found in the Philippines. Eugenia Lim talks to Bhenji about the body as a site of political activism, western notions of gender and the ongoing push for recognition from the wider community.
Many artists dream of the day their art will truly change someone's life. By taking performance out of art venues and into everyday spaces, the folks behind LGBTI Dance Club and The Coming Back Out Ball have done just that.