I’ve lived… or the magic behind activating the willingness of artistic participation
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I’ve lived… or the magic behind activating the willingness of artistic participation

Artist: Candy Chang (New Orleans, USA) Location of art work: New York Project: Post-it Notes for Neighbors “Post-it Notes for Neighbours” is an interactive installation (inspired by Illegal Art’s To Do project) that asks neighbours to share details about their lives in the city. Questions & answers that create a participative work of art and unveils personal stories. Might the … Continue reading

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Vermibus: highjackings ad’s in the name of fine art
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Vermibus: highjackings ad’s in the name of fine art

Artist: Vermibus  Location: Europe Project: Dissolving Europe “Using a dubious inter-rail ticket, Vermibus set out with a set of 90 keys and his pallet of solvents to physically and temporally highjack the western world of advertisements in the name of fine art. Each site is carefully deliberated with its environment, from Rolex boutiques, to archaic museums. The … Continue reading

Public space is calling! Chicago & Athens are looking for your creativity
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Public space is calling! Chicago & Athens are looking for your creativity

2 selected calls from both sides of the Atlantic + one adventurous proposal: 1. CHICAGO On one side Chicago is calling for its 2015 EXPO within its IN/SITU and IN/SITU Outside sections they are looking for site-specific installations that would be on show throughout the city. Check more at: http://www.expochicago.com/expochicagoapplication15 DEADLINE:  27th February 2015  2. ATHENS Digital Art … 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

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

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

“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