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Interventions / edited by Malcolm Miles and Tim Hall.

Contributor(s): Miles, Malcolm | Hall, Tim, 1968-Material type: TextTextSeries: Advances in art & urban futures ; v. 4.Publication details: Bristol, England ; Portland, OR : Intellect, 2005. Description: 1 online resource (180 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1841509140; 9781841509143; 9781841501185; 1841501182Subject(s): Public spaces | Public art | Urban renewal | City planning | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | ARCHITECTURE -- Urban & Land Use Planning | City planning | Public art | Public spaces | Urban renewalGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Interventions.DDC classification: 711.4 LOC classification: NA9050 | .I58 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Contributors; Cultural Ambiguity in an Urban Development Master Plan. Deception or Miscalculation?; Opening Up the Symbolic Economy of Contemporary Mumbai; Monuments and Monkey Puzzles; Public Art in Bristol; BürgerMeister: New Tactics for Shrinking Cities; Urban Image and Legibility in King's Cross, London; Cargo; On the Edge: An Exploration of the Visual Arts in Remote Rural Contexts of Northern Scotland; I Fail to Agree; Going Public: Strategies of Intervention in Lithuania; Instruments.
Summary: Interventions is a contribution to current considerations of how cultural initiatives and interventions affect the development of cities. It draws together policies and projects for cultural urban interventions, from the UK, Lithuania, India, and North America. The authors include artists, arts managers, academics in cultural and geographical fields, and policy makers. The book has three sections: the first on policies and strategies for cultural intervention; the second on specific projects (a set of case studies); and the third includes two important research reports evaluating public art an.
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Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Contributors; Cultural Ambiguity in an Urban Development Master Plan. Deception or Miscalculation?; Opening Up the Symbolic Economy of Contemporary Mumbai; Monuments and Monkey Puzzles; Public Art in Bristol; BürgerMeister: New Tactics for Shrinking Cities; Urban Image and Legibility in King's Cross, London; Cargo; On the Edge: An Exploration of the Visual Arts in Remote Rural Contexts of Northern Scotland; I Fail to Agree; Going Public: Strategies of Intervention in Lithuania; Instruments.

Interventions is a contribution to current considerations of how cultural initiatives and interventions affect the development of cities. It draws together policies and projects for cultural urban interventions, from the UK, Lithuania, India, and North America. The authors include artists, arts managers, academics in cultural and geographical fields, and policy makers. The book has three sections: the first on policies and strategies for cultural intervention; the second on specific projects (a set of case studies); and the third includes two important research reports evaluating public art an.

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