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Pauluskerk

The Diaconal Center Pauluskerk supports all people in Rotterdam and surroundings that cannot survive without help: Homeless people, addicts, psychiatric patients, people without residence permit, people without employment, young adults that have no guidance for the way of life and vulnerable elderly people. The base of the Pauluskerk is the importance and the ‘perspective of…

Merel Smitt

Merel Smitt is an interdisciplinary artist based in Rotterdam and works as a director, organizer, curator, social designer, researcher and educator. Her live-art projects take place at the intersection of performative interventions, socially engaged art and cultural activism. Her work is developed site-specific in public spaces, in collaborations with different communities, activists, fellow citizens, academics,…

JEANSKAMEL

Jeanskamel is offering a platform for guided interaction and exchange. This spirit spread is to act beautifully and creatively, to make purpose and joy more visible in our life. At Jeanskamel, hands-on every-day-recycling and re-using build a major part of the offered workshops. All donated used jeans and other fabric are recycled and turned into…

K&A

Κ&Α form a dazzling duo. Mixing their different backgrounds and their complex cultural roots they spread poetic & political concepts. Their mobile studio and stage fluctuate between variable combinations of latitudes and longitudes. Urban & rural territories, in which borders are alive, appearing and disappearing, magnetize their artistic practise. K&A create the tools to blurry…

3Pumpkins

3Pumpkins is a non-profit community arts company based in Boon Lay, Singapore. Its main focus is to study social structures that govern community relations, and to design interventions that form better social connections, especially for disfranchised communities. 3Pumpkins’ key projects include Say Louder Teahouse, an intergenerational video podcast series that aims to bridge socio-linguistic gaps,…

Bukjeh

Bukjeh is a bilingual installation filled with real and intimate stories by people who have been forced to leave their homes, created in response to children’s questions about refugees. The Arabic word ‘bukjeh’ means a pack of belongings carried by travellers and refugees. The project has been developed by recently arrived refugees, together with artists…

Misha Myers

Dr. Misha Myers is a Senior Lecturer in Art & Performance, Course Director of Creative Arts and Research Fellow in Deakin Motion Lab at Deakin University.Through her research  she seeks to bring attention to and understanding of knowledges, contributions and experiences of isolated and marginalized groups including refugees and asylum seekers, women and rural communities,…

The Torch

Since 2011 The Torch has been providing art, cultural and arts industry support to Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders in Victoria through its Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community program. The program supports the development of self-esteem, confidence and resilience, through cultural strengthening and artistic expression. The Torch assists artists to reconnect with culture, earn income from art sales (with 100% of…

UrbanDig

UrbanDig is an artistic, participatory site-based research project developed by theatre maker and engineer Giorgos Sachinis and the Ohi Pezoumi, an arts collective from Athens. Every UrbanDig project begins at a specific spot in the city and involves the different people who live and work there. Together, artists and neighbourhood participants explore the synergy, the…

Junction Arts

Junction Arts vision is to create a better future for everyone through the arts. Established in 1976 we have been at the forefront of rural participatory arts activity for over 40 yrs. We believe passionately in the positive impact the arts can have on people and places. We co-create projects and events with local people,…