A Piece of Land
This project was inspired by the present urbanistic development plan for Mülheim an der Ruhr which aims at repositionning the city as a major tourist’s destination within the Ruhrpot area.
The planned renovation of the City Hall, the demolition of the old Kaufhof giving way to a new shopping mall, the transformation of the municipal bathhouse into private apartments as well as the creation of a miniature Mediterranean yachting harbour are all issues which the citizens discuss with passion.
Voices of this public debate have been integrated into a collective dramaturgy which questions grandscale urban utopias as well as the individual visions for a city’s future.
Former customers, new tenants, the touristic river ship company, a local rock band and a bikers’ tribe make up this performance, invoking a new and vital usage of the public space.
03-07-2010 Muelheim an der Ruhr
Watch a short interview with Anna Rispoli and Edurne Rubio in 50 degrés Nord, RTBF, May 4 2012 (33:30 to 37:30):
> Pieter Tjonck _ KFDA Program
> L’envoi de Paul Hermant _ Musiq3
> Marie Baudet _ La Libre Belgique
A piece of Land – the movie
Video: Philippe Chatelain
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