Dear Friends, Colleagues & Supporters of Urban Knights,
Urban Knights returns with the first edition of 2015 taking place in Berlin at 34A, Weichselstraße 34A, 10247, Berlin.
Urban Knights is a programme of events, which provokes and promotes practical approaches to urban change. The programme brings together people who are actively producing alternatives to our given city infrastructures, norms and perceptions.
The forthcoming June edition focuses on sound in the city with three international guests Caleb Kelly [AU], Zora Schärer Kalkandjiev [DE] & Daisuke Ishida [JP/DE] speaking about their work.
For this opening event there will also be a special performance “I Play Your Kitchen” by Finnish percussionist, co-founder of the new music group Liima and collaborator with the band Efterklang, Tatu Rönkkö [FI/DE] and food by macrobiotics chef and caterer Mami Yamasaki [JP/DE].
Full programme details can be found at: www.urbanknights.org
Caleb Kelly [AU] Curator and author discusses his approach to curating sound and noise in urban spaces
Zora Schärer Kalkandjiev [DE] Researcher and model maker provides an overview of approaches to the acoustic mapping of the build environment
Daisuke Ishida [JP/DE]: Artist and educator, specialising in sound in urban contexts discusses his project “Crack in the City”
Urban Knights, Berlin is kindly supported by the Irish Embassy, Berlin
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Teresa Dillon is an artist, researcher and Professor of City Futures at Watershed & UWE, Bristol.