CityPoem 26 – Santiago

A love poem by the legendary Pablo Neruda, taken in Santiago. “I request silence.”See also the Pablo Neruda CityPoem in Lisbon, from Twenty Love Poems. Santiago CityPoem: Pido Silencio en Estravagario, Pablo Neruda (One of Neruda’s Poems serve as…

CityPoem 25 – Goslar

Another CityPoem by projection artist Jenny Holzer. This time in Goslar, a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany.Goslar CityPoem: Blue Spike III, Jenny Holzer Jenny Holzer made this work in the Kaiserring / Mönchehaus Museum of Goslar. The “Blue…

CityPoem 94 – Sao Paulo

Poetry and prose in unusual places in Sao Paulo. City Poems: SESC Show of Arts 2008 (Oct 08-18th) (SESC – Commerce Social Service) A quite unusual show happened in the SESC units in Sao Paulo. Poetry and prose were shown…

Brussels: City of Cartoons

Cartoons are deep in the Soul of Brussels. They are now depicted with over 30 examples of Brussels Cartoon Murals. Photo: Lin Mei, www.cre8pix.com Ric Hochet/Rik Ringers (Tibet/Duchateau), No. 9 R de Bon Secours, Brussels What do cartoons Tintin (Hergé),…

CityPoem 24 – Dublin (3)

Dublin is booming, and urban regeneration a very important part of the city. Even so that people write poems about one of its instruments: community gain.Also see: > the Inspiring Cities Dublin Do It Yourself Culture Salon Report >…

CityPoem 23 – Antwerp (2)

Soul of Antwerp: the river Schelde. Made by a local hero, 83 steel letters (weight: 1.3 ton) hover over the water on the left bank of the river Schelde.Antwerp CityPoem: Fresh from the Sea, Marco Cools The poem is…

CityPoem 22 – Detroit

Motown. MotorCity. Paris of the West. Once. Detroit faced hard times in the last decades, notorious for its crime rate. Not any more, but these CityPoem show the past.The last years, the city has been going through a revival.…

The Bioregion City – Barbara Botos

Cities as part of Bioregions? The mythical bird Turul on top of the hill watching over Tatabánya (photo Hans Karssenberg) Barbara Botos is strategic and environmental manager in Tatabánya, Hungary. How does she view the relation between Cities and Culture?…