Cultural Agents of Change - Urban Production and the Educational Turn
B-Side Festival Edition
B/Side Design is an international organization developing and implementing strategies of urban and social impact targeting untapped areas of economic development in the context of the People’s Republic of China.
By leveraging transectorial coalitions across public, private and corporate networks invested in the sustainability of future cities, it tailor-makes context-sensitive programs and contents for urban communities and stakeholders.
Antonie Angerer & Anna-Viktoria Eschbach, Rachele Mai, Ted Black, Daphne Xu
view moreBeijing Mushroom by Yu Gong and Zhangbolong Liu In Beijing people sometimes spot giant green mushrooms by the road. In summer they stand still, but in winter, they seem to be breathing and spreading their spores at night. residencyprojects Making Xiong’an: Remnants Promises One Thousand Years by Annie Malcolm We are here in the catastrophic. How can it be “good” in spite of things? What are the aesthetics of a good anthropocene? residencyprojects Walls and WalnutsMar 10, 2020 An ongoing project in a collaboration with artists Zhangbolong Liu and Jialin Yang research-grantsprojects A Thousand-Year StageAugust 2019 A Thousand-Year Stage (2019) is an experimental non-fiction film that features local residents of Xiongan New Area, Chinaʼs most recently planned megacity, awaiting its transformation. By Daphne Xu. exhibitionprojects
past talksTalk No. 5: Seeing the OlympicsDec 7, 2019 Visual Communication and Image-Making. talkconversations Talk No. 3: Ten Years afterDec 15th, 2019 In what way does the Beijing pre and post-Olympics Beijing differ? How are events like the Olympics utilized for a Chinese urbanization model? talkconversations Talk No. 4: Green BeltNov 2, 2019 A common problem that cities all around the world are sharing is the growing urban pollution problem. talkconversations