For the VIENNA BIENNALE (21 Jun – 1 Oct 2017), the City Factory is looking for creative professionals to take up this year’s topics in an urban context by means of demonstrators—one-to-one
empirical arrangements in the form of experiments, installations, creative interventions, and temporary stations in the City
of Vienna—and test and visualize new ways of working and living. The project will be supervised and curated by IDRV.For this purpose, the Vienna Business Agency is launching the departure challenge, for which protagonists can submit their concepts for demonstrators beginning on Monday, 20 Feb 2017. More information
about the call for proposals may be found at www.wirtschaftsagentur.at/departurechallengeStadtFabrik Informational event on the departure challengeOn Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 at 6 p.m. the departure challenge will be introduced during the City Factory office hour. At this time, Vienna Business Agency project managers and the IDRV curatorial team will discuss questions and
submission modalities. The City Factory office hourStarting this year, the City Factory office hour will take place on the last Tuesday of the month. The MAK Design Space will continue to be the venue and project
office. During the office hour, topics pertaining to the VIENNA BIENNALE and the City Factory will be presented along with projects and protagonists, and discussed as a group. Upcoming dates of the City Factory office hour:Tue, 28 Mar 2017, 6 p.m.Tue, 25 Apr 2017, 6 p.m.Tue, 30 May 2017, 6 p.m.
City Factory 2017
The City Factory seeks projects for the VIENNA BIENNALE 2017
MAK Austrian Museum for Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
The City Factory 2017
The research laboratory for new fields of work in the creative industries—the City Factory—is a cooperation project between the Vienna Business Agency with its creative center departure and the MAK, curated by IDRV
– Institute of Design Research Vienna. The discovery and visualization of future urban potentialities will be continued in
2017, with the topics of NEW CREATIVE WORK, NEW SOCIAL WORK, and NEW SUSTAINABLE WORK undergoing thorough study this year.
Updates for all City Factory events may be found at
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