The presentation of the works created for the project, as well as other works included in the project, were carried out through several paths of communication. Along with the focus of the exhibition in the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, some works - short films - were shown as short subjects in several Leipzig program cinemas, as reports in the local media (TV, radio, print), or as posters or interventions in the city. Additionally, the winning submissions to the idea contest "Re-Inventing Urbanism" were presented in a special issue of the magazine archplus in Spring 2005
The "exhibition 2 Shrinking Cities - Interventions in Leipzig concentrated on the concepts for action and interventions for eastern Germany. The projects of the international artists, architects, and researchers thereby ranged from artistic interventions and self-empowerment projects through architectural, landscape, and media interventions to new legal regulations and utopian visions.
The Book "Shrinking Cities. Volume 2: Interventions" appeared with Verlag Hatje Cantz (ca. 650 pages, ca. 400 colored plates) in November 2005. The book discusses concepts for action, criticism of action, and utopias for shrinking cities, especially in the fields of architecture/urban planning, landscape architecture, media, theater, and art. Attention will be paid to historical examples as well as contemporary projects and realizations in many countries, especially the USA, Britain, the Netherlands, and Germany.