The Cultural Infrastructure of Cities /

This collection of essays offers a fresh perspective on infrastructure, inviting readers to (re)consider the ways that culture is produced and expressed within cities by examining the geographies of its spaces, venues, performances and embodiments.

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Other Authors / Creators:Bain, Alison L., 1974- editor.
Podmore, Julie A., editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Newcastle Upon Tyne : Agenda Publishing, 2023.
Series:Urban Worlds
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Online Access:Click here for full text
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Half Title -- Series Information -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Chapter 1 Introduction: configuring urban cultural infrastructure -- Introduction -- The cultural turn in urban studies -- Culture in the urban "infrastructural moment" -- Theoretical fragments of urban cultural infrastructure -- Cohering and defining urban cultural infrastructure -- Covid-19 and the fragility of cultural infrastructure -- Configuring urban cultural infrastructure -- Conclusion -- Part I Producing culture 
505 8 |a Chapter 2 Clustering cultural infrastructure in districts -- Introduction -- An (in)formal infrastructure to cluster culture: the cultural district in theory -- Cultural districts in practice: from Berlin to Leipzig and Toronto to Hamilton -- Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik -- Baumwollspinerei, Tapetenwerk, Westwerk and Kunstkraftwerk -- Distillery District and 401 Richmond -- James Street North -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 The relational infrastructure of open creative labs -- Introduction -- Open creative labs as shared spaces of work and experimentation 
505 8 |a Open creative labs as open infrastructure -- Producing iterations of openness and closure in open creative labs -- Producing culture in open creative labs -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Affordable studio space as cultural infrastructure: land trusts and the future of creative cities -- Introduction -- Artistic production in the face of gentrification -- Creative land trusts: sustaining cultural infrastructure? -- Defining affordability -- Demonstrating the value of artists' studios to potential partners -- Artists and studio groups engaging with the CLT -- Creating a "third estate" -- Conclusion 
505 8 |a Part II Performing culture -- Chapter 5 The infrastructural politics of post-pandemic theatrical performance -- Introduction -- Infrastructure/politics/performance -- Infrastructural adjustments -- or, how did theatres pivot? -- Transposition of theatrical form -- Reconceptualization of theatre's spatial relations -- Reimagination of theatre's service to community -- Infrastructural transformation in three domains -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 The performative contingency of cultural infrastructure -- Infrastructure of dominance -- What counts as cultural infrastructure? 
505 8 |a Scaling a cultural infrastructure (to maybe tear it down) -- A network of community arts and cultural centres: Feierwerk Gelände in Munich -- Siphoning power -- Dancing at Plug in Beats -- Feedback loops -- Transformation (or containment?) -- Conclusion: contingent cultural infrastructure -- Chapter 7 Embodying cultural infrastructure in Carnival -- Introduction -- Situating Carnival in New Orleans -- Embodying Carnival -- Negotiating Carnival -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 Youthful city-making through peripheral cultural infrastructure -- Introduction -- Peripheral cultural explosion 
520 |a This collection of essays offers a fresh perspective on infrastructure, inviting readers to (re)consider the ways that culture is produced and expressed within cities by examining the geographies of its spaces, venues, performances and embodiments. 
588 |a Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 21, 2023). 
650 0 |a Sociology, Urban.  |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85124233 
650 0 |a Cities and towns.  |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026130 
650 0 |a Culture.  |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85034755 
650 6 |a Sociologie urbaine. 
650 6 |a Villes. 
650 7 |a urban sociology.  |2 aat 
650 7 |a cities.  |2 aat 
650 7 |a Cities and towns  |2 fast 
650 7 |a Culture  |2 fast 
650 7 |a Sociology, Urban  |2 fast 
700 1 |a Bain, Alison L.,  |d 1974-  |e editor.  |0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2014016691 
700 1 |a Podmore, Julie A.,  |e editor. 
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