How much of the identity of a city is portrayed by and is experienced through the social behavior and usage of civic space? And what role does public art play in shaping it?
What becomes of the ‘un-programed space’ in the era of interactive public art?
What informs policy makers’ choices with regards to the design and programming of ‘open space’ in the cities of the world?
How do public art installations, both permanent and temporary, become landmarks for a city - with touristic and economic benefits?