Smart Citizens in the Data Metropolis

What form will the new, hyperconnected flaneur take, now that our right to lose ourselves in the city or discover unexpected spots while looking for a late-night pharmacy is no longer taken for granted? Perhaps one possible role of cultural institutions will be to imagine new urban experiences that enrich physical space with a certain poetry, to return some serendipity to the street experience, or to help us resignify data or reencounter furtive space.

Quoted from Smart Citizens in the Data Metropolis by Mara Balestrini, on the CCCB LAB blog.

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