THIS IS NOT A BRIEF, NOR IS IT A
In September 2014 over a period of 10 days, an international group of young creative professionals and students occupied the spaces of the MKC Skopje and
BOOKLET. IN SOME CASES, THIS
turned it into a testing ground for scenarios for alternative urban development. Skopje Creative Hub 2014 was an active public space in itself.
COULD BE CALLED AN INTRODUC-
WORKSHOPS: Five workshop groups were led by pairs
TION TO A PROJECT, AN IDEA. PER-
of domestic and international young creative professionals, each consisted of international, cross-disciplinary group of students. The students, together with
HAPS A WAY OF CONSTRUCTION
the tutors designed, tested and built urban interventions in various scales.
AND CATALOGUING KNOWLEDGE.
PUBLIC DISCUSSIONS: For the discussions we invited thinkers, activists and theorists who addressed rel-
CONSTRUCTION PERFORMED IN
evant urban issues and provided a critical discourse which benefited both the workshop groups and the citizens of Skopje.
A TEAM. THERE IS A CULTURE OF
PUBLIC PROGRAM: Local civic initiatives, individuals and institutions completed the public program with a
SUCH ACTION ALREADY IN THE
series of performances, one day actions, theatre plays and exhibitions that created a highly visible and dy-
FOLLOWING PAGES, BUT ALSO IN
ART AND ARCHITECTURE HISTORY. -26-
Digital version of our book about Skopje Creative Hub 2014 - new content in public space