Category Archive: Urban Life

Being Human 2012

“We live at the dawn of a scientific revolution. Every day brings new findings from a broad range of disciplines – behavioral economics, cognitive neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, social anthropology, philosophy – that promise… Continue reading

It smells like video.

Here at Couture we have been busy, not only with our clients but also with a more experimental project. In partnership with PÉPOSTO, we have been preparing a small video piece on social dynamics,… Continue reading

For Tomorrow: Ethnographic Films in Rio

If you are in Rio tomorrow, we suggest a visit to the Museu da República were the 15th International Ethnographic Film Festival is taking place. Here you can view films from all over the… Continue reading

For the weekend: The School of Life

“In the old days most of us looked to religion for direction on how to live. Now we flick through the Sunday papers or surf the net, finding little by way of good… Continue reading

Social Distinction, cultural biography and the Fred Perry project

Fred Perry Subcultures recently launched a competition, incentivating the public to participate in a documentaries project about the brand’s role in English street culture, covering urban tribes from the 1950s to today. The… Continue reading

The future looks bright

Couture spent the last week in London, listening to what our friends from The Future Laboratory had to say about, well, guess what…the future! We covered a lot of topics, ranging from the… Continue reading

Representing destinations

After a week spent in a tourism and film festival I came home with a feeling that the question of how to visually represent places, be they hotels, resorts, destinations or countries is… Continue reading

Holographic Entertainment and Education (in a car)

The importance of a fresh look over a well-known issue, according to Dr Steffen Walz, director of RMIT’s Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory (GEElab): “Where’s the fun in driving if you’re constantly stuck… Continue reading

For the weekend: Cinema Verité

We recommend this TV film, produced by HBO last april. Cinema Verite tells the story behind the very first reality show, “An American Family“, produced in 1971 by Craig Gilbert and broadcasted in… Continue reading

We recommend: Urban Art Gallery – Lisbon

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