Exhibitions, Videos & Projects

‘The Art of Creative City Making’ Exhibition

Charles was offered the opportunity to create an exhibition of his life’s work by Andrea Bartoli from Farm Cultural Park, in Favara, Sicily, which runs a biennale of cities called Countless Cities. Special thanks should go to Marco Raino, who curated the exhibition and BRH+ who designed it. A feature on the exhibition can be viewed here.

Subsequently the exhibition travelled to Lecce.

A number of interesting videos were shot which capture the flavour and spirit of the exhibition. The first of these is an interview between Charles and Andrea Bartoli and then there is a visual walkthrough of the exhibition itself.

Andrea and his wife Florinda Saieva have incredible achievements in transforming a backwater into a globally recognized hub of regeneration through arts and cultural projects. From a place with perhaps a 1000 tourists a year this has grown to over a 100,000.

The design of ‘The Art of Creative City Making’

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‘The Art of Creative City Making’ Videos

Below, Charles describes the 5 main themes of the exhibition – in a series of short 3 minute videos that describe his overall work:

In order to publicise the event, Charles Landry and the team take a fun open-top lorry ride through the city.

A selection of interviews and talks

Here is a small selection of interviews and talks I have given in the last period:

Charles in Conversation

PLACE! 2023, Kosice

Do cities make you healthy or ill?

The Future of Government Bureaucracy

In conversation with Ramon Marrades of Placemaking Europe for HEC Montreal

In conversation at the WRLDCTY conference – interview with Andrew Carter CEO of the Centre for Cities.

Talk at the Institute of Public Administration Australia conference, Adelaide

The Creative Bureaucracy: What , why & how

The Post-Pandemic City, Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

Urbanistica interview with Mustifa Sherif

In conversation with Ramon Marrades of Placemaking Europe for HEC Montreal

Foundations Platform F20, Milano

EUniverCities, conference keynote, June 2022

European Academy of Science, Ukraine

Typo Talks – I hope to make you feel completely giddy

The civic city in a nomadic world

Listen to conversation as podcasts

Charles in conversation with Adrian Ellis of AEA and Global Cultural District Network and his Three Bells podcast


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