A Creative City in Rome?

A Creative City in Rome?

imagesThis has been the question of the conference “Transform the city creating opportunities”  that has been held yesterday, 28th October, in the Auditorium Park of the Music organized by the Young Explorer Agency (YEA) a co-working agency in which create, share and improve ideas and experiences with the aim to realize events in urban spaces. This time the objective has been the Flaminio quarter of Rome. According to the YEA the Flaminio quarter is a natural place in which both artistic and musical creativity and sport talents flourish, and for this reason it could be the perfect space for creating a Creative City in Rome. One of the main challenge is the requalification of abandoned spaces and buildings. Francesco Ghio of YEA affirms that public administration should cooperate whit citizens and above all youngs for the implementation of a project of requalification of the quarter. The purpose is to revitalize the quarter through art and culture and at the same time enhancing the development of the creative industry. Industry yes, because finally the idea that culture in general and art, music and sport in particular, can create income and well being for the citizens and for the Country is became very diffused. The Young Explorer Agency aims to improve new expertise in the field of culture, art, music and sport through the transformation and regeneration of urban spaces in which all members of the community can participate. Among the discussants there has been also Ignazio Marino, Major of Rome Capital, that spoke about his intention to invest on culture for the requalification of Flaminio, above all he spoke of the creation of the Museum of Science and the requalification of abandoned building of which 20% to be allocated for accommodation.