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World Culture Districts (English Edition)
Spaces of the 21st century (available from 9th of September 2021)

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Cultural districts are playing a key cultural and social role throughout the world in the twenty-first century. They offer an incomparable density of art and culture and have a profound influence on the development of cities and regions. “World Culture Districts” presents the first-ever overview of this phenomenon, featuring fifteen of the most important cultural districts on six continents. The range of different kinds of cultural districts and their respective influence on space and society is revealed, and essays by international experts such as Gail Lord, Adrian Ellis, Matthias Sauerbruch and Louisa Hutton, Vitus H. Weh and Christian Strasser shed light on current issues surrounding their development and impact.

CULTURE DISTRICTS Alserkal Avenue Dubai, United Arab Emirates, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura Lugano, Switzerland, Museumsinsel Berlin Berlin, Germany, Quartier des Spectacles Montréal, Quebec, Canada, The GoDown Arts Centre Nairobi, Kenya, Gorky Park and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Moscow, Russia, M9 Mestre, Italy, MuseumsQuartier Wien Vienna, Austria, Southbank Centre London, United Kingdom, Töölönlahti Helsinki, Finland, Instituto Inhotim Brumadinho, Brazil, MASS MoCA North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, Poblenou District Barcelona, Spain, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand, West Kowloon Cultural District Hong Kong, China

EditorChristian Strasser, MuseumsQuartier Wien
Editoral TeamDjeiran Malek-Hofmann, Irene Preißler, Erwin Uhrmann
TextsAdrian Ellis, Gail Lord, Irene Preißler, Matthias Sauerbruch & Louisa Hutton, Christian Strasser, Erwin Uhrmann, Vitus H. Weh
DesignRosebud Design GmbH
LanguageEnglish
DetailsHardcover, 240 pages, 28 x 22 cm, 216 ills. in color
Publication date09/2021
ISBN978-3-903572-19-5
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