ACTIVATOR – the culture for space, space for the culture

Lider projektu FUNDACJA VOX ARTIS PROMOCJA POLSKIEJ SZTUKI WSPÓŁCZESNEJ (PL) Partnerzy projektu Slubfurt Ev (DE)
Triptych (SK)
Kwota dofinansowania 194 964,91 EUR Rok dofinansowania 2014 Schemat dofinansowania PROJEKTY WSPÓŁPRACY EUROPEJSKIEJ (kategoria I – granty na mniejszą skalę) Czas realizacji 01.12.2014 – 30.11.2015 Strona internetowa www.kontenerart.pl/aktywator-kultura-dla-przestrzeni

The project “ACTIVATOR – the culture for space, space for the culture”- is a network of mobile cultural centers – an interdisciplinary, transnational project, which was created for the intensification of social participation in culture and art, with educational activities and integration over generational and social divisions with an emphasis on actions in the space (local, urban space).The idea behind the project is to inspire creative behaviors, animation and social integration, developing creative artistic expression and broaden the educational offer directed at children and the elderly. Building a transnational network of activators as a place of experience and implementation of the activities in space.The project is also the answer to the needs of key cultural players – what is the best way to organize cultural events, how to encourage local communities to take action, how to support young debuting artists, how to establish contacts that may contribute to organization of even better cultural events.The project will be implemented in three countries by organizations dealing with space and space activities directed to residents of local communities.ACTIVATOR is a network of 3 national Activators in Poland, Germany and Slovakia at temporary premises with an area of about 450 m2 each, which addresses the needs of organizations and people involved in the area of culture, and all people interested in changing their reality.National Activators will be incubators of creativity and at the same time place of more than 150 cultural events and may become one of the most visited places in each city of the partners, and also an example and guide for other organizations and communities who want to work for local and urban space.The project will be a series of cultural activities (workshops conducted by cultural animators, concerts by debuting artists) but also activities in support of cultural organizations (study visits).