Re-imagine london

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A creative exercise that encourages you to look
at London in a different way and to re-imagine
ʻwhat it could beʼ.

Forwarding the interest of Awesome to the universe, starting from London, one place at a time.

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Re-imagine london

  1. 1. Re-imagine LondonForwarding the interest of Awesome to the universe,starting from London, one place at a time. 17.11.10 grit, jonas, vincenzo
  2. 2. The Invisible Cities, Italo Calvinohave you ever been to Fedora?
  3. 3. welcome back
  4. 4. looking from a different point of view
  5. 5. how would you re-imagine London?
  6. 6. starting from Southbank
  7. 7. through the rabbit hole
  8. 8. a stolen bridge in Blackfriars
  9. 9. and what is that???
  10. 10. Re-imagine London is:A creative exercise that encourages you to lookat London in a different way and to re-imagineʻwhat it could beʼ. We hope this will enableother Londoners to discover new ways orrelating to the city.Awe-inspiring, mind-expanding, fun. what is re-imagine London?
  11. 11. imaginary tour guide - kit
  12. 12. who is it for?
  13. 13. why Southbank?
  14. 14. re-imagine Londonworking in partnership
  15. 15. Re-imagine London (Southbank in this case)1. two workshops with young people to imagine shortstories about spaces and places around Southbank.2. produce a stand alone ʻimaginary tour guide kitʼ - a mapof the area and a set of postcards.3. other visitors can use the kit to explore and re-discoverSouthbank as well as giving some feedback or new ideasto co-design and improve the experience. how does it work?
  16. 16. Tim Simpson - Subversive Sightseeing (2006)a step beyond provocation or tourist information...
  17. 17. £400 - storyteller, facilitator, venue, equipment.£300 - imaginary tour guide production / print.£200 - marketing material / guerrilla publicity.£100 - documentation, photos & videos.this project is a prototype and we want torepeat and share it with other people if it works. how will we spend the money?
  18. 18. when we arrived to London we were the aliens.we want to get excited about London again!we want to do something awesomethat can be made real in a short term period! a bit about us...
  19. 19. tour guiding, sustainable tourism and social games...
  20. 20. Thanks.“Alice didnt care what her mother said; she wouldkeep dreaming about it until the day when herdreams became reality.” grit, jonas, vincenzo

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