Weekly Links - May 20th, 2016 | Participatory Culture | Empathetic Urban Planning | A Call-to-Action for Artists | Theatre for People with Autism

This week, our favorite reads showcase culture’s vast reach: from urban design to cognitive therapy to creative practice to philosophy.

An interesting perspective on participatory culture : should cities invest in festivals instead of new museums?

Conviviality is afoot in Barcelona, where human-centered urban design is providing city-dwellers with ownership of their streets.

Carrie Mae Weems’ commencement speech is a call-to-action for artists and culture bearers as innovators, whose contributions are integral to a regenerative future.

Healthy culture: expanding the experiences of people with autism through theatre.

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