The Art of Democracy
Stephen Zacks argues that ciudadMULTIPLEcity can teach Americans some lessons on freedom of speech, memory, and art in the public realm. This essay was reprinted in ciudadMULTIPLEcity. Art >Panama 2003. Urban Art and Global Cities: an Experiment in Context, by permission of Metropolis magazine.
Riding on a Wild One
A conversation between the curators of ciudadMULTIPLEcity and a curatorial project conceived for zingmagazine No. 19 by every artist who participated in this international urban art event.
Panama City: A Pandora's Box for Contemporary Art
In the issue of ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (Spring 2013) dedicated to Panama, Adrienne Samos assesses the character and impact of ciudadMULTIPLEcity on its tenth anniversary, and comments on the increasing output of artworks motivated by the city’s dynamics.
Making the Invisible Visible
Steven Bridges focuses on notions of collaboration, improvisation, representation, and community by analyzing two experimental art projects: ciudadMULTIPLEcity and the 9th Istanbul Biennial. The complete dissertation can be downloaded at Academia.edu.
Entre la anarquía y el autoritarismo
Lina Vega Abad contrasts Panama City's urban chaos and apparent anarchy with the repressive conduct of its governing institutions, by describing the various abuses of power against ciudadMULTIPLEcity artists and their works. In Spanish.
ciudadMULTIPLEcity in ArtNexus
According to Craig Garrett, this event offered a radical new vision of art as social praxis and was a potent reminder that nothing is simple in the city of the twenty-first century.
ciudadMULTIPLEcity in Hoja de Bijao
Carla García de los Ríos ("CarlaBijao") reviews the book ciudadMULTIPLEcity. Art >Panama 2003. Urban Art and Global Cities: an Experiment in Context (KIT Publishers, Amsterdam: 2005) and reproduces two of its essays and five of the book's thirty "hinges" created by Alberto Gualde, Jonathan Harker and Dominique Ratton. In Spanish.