The RedBall Project

Next Stop: Lausanne
Posted by Gestalten—05/2013

The RedBall is still rolling. Leaving behind a crowd of impressed Parisians, Kurt Perschke's project moves on to Lausanne, Switzerland in early July. Beyond that, a series of videos will be released over the next weeks, revealing how the red ball inserts itself into new urban environments over and over again and how it activates people's emotions and reactions. As a playful nomadic intervention, it does not only carry the effect of surprise, but also lets the city dwellers experience their everyday surrounding from a fresh perspective. The project opens a door to thoughts of "what-if" and supports mental experiments on changing and enlivening the urban space.

According to the artist: "That invitation to engage, to collectively imagine, is the true essence of the RedBall Project. The larger arc of the project is how each city responds to that invitation and, over time, what the developing story reveals about our individual and cultural imagination."

Perschke's RedBall Project and other strategies of public art are featured in Going Public.

Going Public

Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
The creative revival of public space.
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Amsterdam
Posted by Gestalten—03/2015

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The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Posted by Angie—02/2015

“The new outdoor culture is a renewed sense of freedom and the spirit of adventure.”

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Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

Mzin

Leipzig — Zentrum West
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

February Shop of the Month

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Recent Book Releases

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The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

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