The city can be defined as a place where differences encounter, acknowledge, and explore one another, and affirm or cancel out one another. Distances in space and time are replaced with opposites, contrasts, and superimpositions, and with the coexistence of multiple…
“Over the course of two days, two cherry pickers were placed on both sides of the Dansaertstreet. At random moments during the day and evening, the cherry pickers were conducted to execute a choreography of which the passers-by were the spectators. In doing so, the two machines took on different positions, causing several figures to take shape, ranging from a literal ‘gate’ to insect- or spiderlike forms, with the arms of the cherry pickers as legs and the joined buckets as head.”
“This is a decommissioned sewage treatment plant, and technically, it isn’t climbable. Not yet, that is. If NL Architects has its way, though, the plant will be transformed into a swanky climbing gym, complete with a facade that doubles as an artificial rock. The best part: It’s legal!”
Name: Penelope X Passion: History
Kicktable is all about exploring urban life. The richness of a city comes from its people. Every week, we interview the most passionate people who are doing what they love.
This week, meet Penelope, a passionate cultural entrepreneur hosting amazing art walks on kicktable.
In one sentence: who are you?
My name is Penelope and I am the co-founder of Fox&Squirrel, a company that organises guided walks around London.
What is your passion?
Discover how an old steel mill was revived into a community space for industrial art in Providence, Rhode Island. The video is the first installment of “The Works”, a video series produced by Makeshift, a quarterly print and online magazine about hidden creativity.
This is the best urban experience we’ve ever seen!
We feel like Kicktable and Buenos Aires would be a perfect match…
Hello London, we are now open in your city!
We are thrilled to announce that we are now live in London, one of the world’s most exciting cities. We have always been fascinated by the diversity and the creativity of Londoners. For the past several weeks, we have been looking for London’s most creative & talented people: artists, chefs, barista, bloggers,…
Today those people are sharing their passion with you. Discover more here
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