In September 2018, YANG Fan from CECP (China Endangered Culture Protectors) and Silvan Hagenbrock, urbanist and editor of CITYMAKERS, travelled together for 10 days from Xi’an to Taiyuan tracing cultural relics sites. Why go to all these places?
Urbanist, Editor and Filmmaker
After several stays in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen), Silvan graduated in Urbanistik at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar with his documentary ADDIS ABABA – CHINESE NEW FLOWER on China’s investments in Ethiopia. In Weimar, he co-initiated the artistic-urbanistic collective Raumstation Weimar, Berlin, Vienna in 2013.
Silvans Master´s degree video-essay ZEIT ZU GEHEN on the topic of a car-free future was produced within the Social Design Arts as Urban Innovation Studio at Vienna’s University of Applied Arts. He is an editor of Goethe-Institut China Online Magazine. Since 2016, he is part of CONSTELLATIONS’ CITYMAKERS core-team.