Multistable FiguresOn the Critical Potential of Ir/Reversible Aspect-SeeingVienna: Turia + Kant, 2014
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Cite as: Christine Hentschel, ‘KippCity’, in Multistable Figures: On the Critical Potential of Ir/Reversible Aspect-Seeing, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey, Cultural Inquiry, 8 (Vienna: Turia + Kant, 2014), pp. 23–40 <>

KippCityChristine Hentschel


On 28 April 2011, on the Rathausplatz of Neukölln, my own puzzlement vis-à-vis Neukölln’s liberation met the neighbourhood’s flickering urbanity, which I seek to capture in a project called KippCity. KippCity is an experiment in tracing urban change while it happens. If space is the ‘event of place’, as Doreen Massey holds, the space of KippCity is the transformation of Neukölln.

Keywords: Berlin-Neukölln; future concepts; gentrification; ghettoization; multistable figures; multistability; urban change

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