Florian Rivière : Urban Hacktivist

Artist and designer, Florian Rivière makes us discover his urban interventions. Urban activist as he describes himself, he twists both street objects and urban furniture, inventing scenarios and uses, infusing life and freedom into anonymous and shared space, offering new possibilities to the passer-by.

Working within the Strasbourg group "Creative Democracy", Florian River occurs in the streets of Strasbourg, Berlin and soon London and Dublin.

On his work, Floran River says:

"Inspired by the hacker culture, we Reinvest and divert public space to allow citoyens to reclaim Their environment. Our interventions, between design urban" Do It Yourself "and upcycling, avez la particularity to be spontaneous and raw, Exclusively made with objects found in the street, and always with humor.

Games, furnishings, traps, maps, instructions ...: So Many urban tactics to show the functions on of sites and live action of the user on urban space.

A space Unfortunately controlled for too long by professionals and bureaucrats of the city, and now lacking in humanity and sensitivity. "

For more information, visit the website Florian Rivière And the one of Démocratie Créative.

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