Art as an excuse for interaction: The Big Flag of Cultural Diversity
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Art as an excuse for interaction: The Big Flag of Cultural Diversity

“The Big flag of Cultural Diversity” was sewn as a participative artistic intervention, made to celebrate the value of cultural diversity while fostering the community. This activity was undertaken within the frame of the conference day “DAY D: Africa as you never seen it before” promoted by the University of Lleida & Foundation Ferreruela Sanfeliu (Lleida, … Continue reading

Crisis by SpY
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Crisis by SpY

Artist: SpY Location: Bilbao (ES) Word “Crisis” created with 1000€ in coins of 2 cents. The installation took place in a centric neighborhood in the city of Bilbao. All the coins disappeared in less than 24 hours. A visual piece that makes a pretty clever use of the raw material. In fact it is this point which pushes the piece … Continue reading

An affordable art gallery on wheels!? Introduccing: The Artful Project.
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An affordable art gallery on wheels!? Introduccing: The Artful Project.

Yes, but The Artful Project is more than a nice and curious coloured ice-cream van, it is in fact an online gallery that offers a curated selection of affordable art works. The van is the gallery’s physical space and it materialises their mission of making art accessible to everyone: Because we also believe that “art makes … Continue reading

When the opportunity to mediate art appears: Aquamediale X
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When the opportunity to mediate art appears: Aquamediale X

When working on the public space a key factor that should not be forgotten is that we are not only “placing art on the street” but generating a dialogue with the community around it. Their expectations, fears, “likes and hates”, will play a role on the interpretation and enjoyment of the work of art. In … Continue reading

“Between the Lines” : a format for Teaching and Learning on Performance Art
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“Between the Lines” : a format for Teaching and Learning on Performance Art

For some Řehlovice is just a village in Czech Republic. For others it is a universe full of creative experiences. Since 2008 a group of students is traveling each year to Řehlovice in Czech Republic to attend the course on Performance Art conducted by Prof. Marie-Luise Lange and BBB Johannes Deimling. This six days course … Continue reading

A holistic approach to art mediation. Case of study: elmur
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A holistic approach to art mediation. Case of study: elmur

Introduction – Every single detail matters If we understand art mediation as “a strategy to build up a bridge between a specific work of art and its audiences”[1], therefore enhancing the opportunity to facilitate understanding of a particular artwork, it is not difficult to conclude that every specific work of art needs to be analysed … Continue reading

City – Inflammatory state –  two months after SURVIVAL Art Review
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City – Inflammatory state – two months after SURVIVAL Art Review

It’s been almost two months since the meetings of partner organisations and learners attended together in Wrocław, Poland, during the 12th edition of the SURVIVAL Art Review. SURVIVAL is organised each year in a different space, which always shapes the theme and character of it. This year, artists and lecturers were asked to refer to … Continue reading

“I don’t get it! Could you help me?”
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“I don’t get it! Could you help me?”

Mediation instruments for contemporary art in public space: a debate-workshop with Allan Siegel at Aquamediale IX. “I do not get it!” sure you have heard it while in front of a contemporary art piece. Indeed contemporary art can be sometimes a bit “cryptic” as its message is mostly contained within a plastic materialisation of complex … Continue reading

Merging audiences – Artistic scene during cinema feast – Wrocław
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Merging audiences – Artistic scene during cinema feast – Wrocław

On Thursday, 24 July 2014, Wrocław will start celebrating its yearly festival for cinema lovers, as the next edition of the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival kicks off on Thursday evening. As every year, this film festival, the biggest in Poland, drags thousands of people from the across Poland and Europe to Wrocław. For … Continue reading