When the opportunity to mediate art appears: Aquamediale X
Art Mediation / Best Practices / Social Issues

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

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TANDEM Community & Participation – Call for Participation
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TANDEM Community & Participation – Call for Participation

Application deadline for the second edition of TANDEM Community & Participation is on Wednesday 15 October, 2014. This exchange programme supports cultural organisations to set up long-term partnerships with peers across the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the UK. Applicants actively promote citizen participation and community engagement through arts and culture. TANDEM Community & Participation started … Continue reading

TANDEM “Dialogue for Change” now open for applications
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TANDEM “Dialogue for Change” now open for applications

New TANDEM programme supports cultural organisations building cross-border partnerships between Ukraine and EU. Deadline for application: 15 September, 2014. Ukraine is a country in turmoil; major social and political changes have a high impact on the understanding and communication between different groups and regions in the country. Now, more than ever, there is an urgent … Continue reading

Culture moves, is moving, moved by culture?
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Culture moves, is moving, moved by culture?

A Tour in Berlin, Neukölln and some thoughts on gentrification and art mediation by Eva Liedtjens Berlin – Neukölln is famous – infamous, in fact. It is a changing, fascinating district full of diverse people, problems and potential – potential for possible conflict, but also for learning from each other. During our last meeting in … Continue reading

Urban Design Word-a-day- Landmark
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Urban Design Word-a-day- Landmark

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Urban Design Collective (UDC) is a non-profit organization that works as a collaborative platform for professionals from the fields of Architecture, Urban Design/ Planning to promote livable and sustainable cities through community engagement. Visit their website to learn more about urban design – http://www.urbandesigncollective.org Urban Design Collective View original post Continue reading

10,000 reasons to believe in the power of art in public space
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10,000 reasons to believe in the power of art in public space

An inspiring TEDxTalk by  Yazmany Arboleda about the power of art in public spaces to engage, drive people to reflect and lead them to believe in themselves and in their communities. Yazmany Arboleda a multimedia artists a based in New York City, his practice merges painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation, and participatory actions in order to highlight phenomena … Continue reading

Archinect.com : “Art in the City”
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Archinect.com : “Art in the City”

Archinect.com : “Art in the City” /// Spirit of Space presents a short film honoring Chicago’s public art: “The success of a public work of art is measured not merely by aesthetics, but rather, by its magnetic qualities that inspire interaction. The art is a reflection of the City, the art becomes a part of the … Continue reading

Past, Present & Future: CAfE visits Kulturni Centrum Rehlovice
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Past, Present & Future: CAfE visits Kulturni Centrum Rehlovice

Kulturni Centrum Rehlovice lies in a small village in northern Bohemia of Czech Republic, a region, formerly part of the now-vanished Sudetenland, approximately 8 kilometres south-west of Ústí nad Labem and 68 km north-west of Prague. Founded in 1999 Kulturni Centrum Rehlovice, was born with the aim to organize mainly German-Czech cultural events such as art symposia, study tours, … Continue reading