Build the City Magazine: a collection of evidence-based practices

ECF initiated Build the City to highlight innovative civil-public partnerships in broader Europe that have solved urban challenges. The 26 practices highlighted in this publication are civil-public partnerships based on principles of the commons, i.e. enabling citizens and governments to share power, co-design and co-shape legislation, management or collective action for the common good. Download a copy of the Build the City Magazine and join the conversation on ECF Labs

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Build the City Towards a Practice-Based Manifesto

On 25 February, we have launched our Build the City, Towards a Practice-Based Manifesto
during our Co-creating the City event at Pakhuis de Zwijger. Download your copy now and join the conversation on our dedicated Lab. 

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Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture

Published in the frame of ECF's Idea Camp 2015, Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture rediscovers, reframes and reconsiders previously published historical, artistic, participatory and theoretical perspectives on the subject by a wide variety of authors from different geographical and professional backgrounds.

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An unprecedented experiment in political economy and participatory democracy: The Teatro Valle experience and its legacies. An essay by Massimiliano Mollona

Teatro Valle Occupato was awarded the ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture (PMA) in 2014. We invite you to read this essay by theorist and writer Massimiliano Mollona. 

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Remixing Europe: unveiling the imagery of migrants in European media

REMIXING EUROPE is a publication unveiling the imagery of migrants in European media. It is a Doc Next Network publication, produced in the framework of Remapping Europe, A Remix Project Highlighting the Migrant’s Perspective. This investigative and artistic project explores the tools and concepts of remixing media as a method to re-view, re-investigate and re-consider prevailing imageries of migrants in European societies.

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Local Cultural Policies Handbook – Steps, Tools and Case studies

This publication pulls together new methodological tools and diverse practical experiences from civic participation in local cultural policy development from across Turkey. 

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CPRA 2010: European Capitals of Culture and Everyday Cultural Diversity: A Comparison of Liverpool (UK) and Marseilles (France), March 2013

This publication is the result of the 7th Cultural Policy Research Award in 2010.

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Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities

Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities, by Jordi Pascual and Sanijn Dragojevic, published by Interarts Foundation (Barcelona), ECUMEST Association (Bucharest) and ECF in 2007.

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