This brief newspaper article on The Sunday Times of Malta shares some views on EU collaboration in culture and heritage with a focus on Matera, the European Capital of Culture in 2019.
This short article provides some reflections on the development of cities and culture in a framework of urban planning. https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171124/opinion/Cities-of-tomorrow-Karsten-Xuereb.663870
This brief article published by The Times of Malta addresses budgetary and policy matters in relation to culture and the arts. https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171021/opinion/Off-the-cultural-roundabout-Karsten-Xuereb.660926
This brief article looks at some important issues related to the way people inhabit and interact with spaces that are new, old or regenerated in the cultural context. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877916616300443
The discussion on how cities may act as living labs for culture is vibrant in exchanges between Asia and Europe. The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Public Forum on creative cities held in Gwangju, Korea, in 2015 and the accompanying publication that includes my contribution, provide engaging case studies through the exchange of critical best practice. http://culture360.asef.org/asef-news/asef-public-forum-i-cities-living-labs-for-culture/… Continue reading City-labs for culture
Projects aiming at culture-led regeneration hold a great deal of promise while being very challenging. This article gives a comparative overview. http://interartive.org/2017/06/valletta-2018-karsten-xuereb/
Is urban regeneration a double-edged sword? This brief article featured in The Times of Malta shines a light on the European capital of culture project in Malta. https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20150930/life-features/Make-space-for-urban-regeneration.586432