Remixing the City | Eugene Quinn | TEDxViennaSalon
Space and place works at the wild intersection of politics and fun. How to build social capital in style (and remix the city).
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Eugene Quinn was born to Irish parents in London, and grew up in London, Leeds, and Toulouse. He has broadcast on BBC and FM4, and organizes art events across Vienna. Before the UEFA Euro 2012, he reported from Kyiv and Donetsk on the situation in Ukraine in the buildup phase. Quinn regularly stages urban interventions to play with the city, build social capital and send out new political messages. Furthermore, he is a founding member of “space and place” with which he organizes “Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations”, “Vienna Ugly Tours”, “Der Grosse Marsch durch Wien”, and “magdas Social Dinners”.
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