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Europe Culture Lab: Spaces for Solidarity
The European Cultural Foundation, Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture, Krytyka Polityczna and ZEMO98 invite you to apply for participation in Culture Lab Europe, which will take place from 16-18 April 2020 In Rijeka, Croatia. The call is looking for cultural activists and mediators who are engaged in initiatives that create spaces for solidarity and public debate, and who are keen on European collaboration.
All across Europe, citizens (including those who are not formally recognised as such) are realising they are not alone and are organising their communities. They are creating new online and offline spaces where working together and generating solidarity is what matters. In these spaces culture functions as a language to describe reality, to express feelings and opinions. Culture works to strengthen social ties and helps to imagine alternative ways of living and engaging with others in understanding, trust and peace. Connecting these spaces will provide a crucial infrastructure for a cultural movement that can reclaim European democracy.
Culture Lab Europe has been set up as a live platform to strengthen this movement. Cultural activists and mediators will establish connections with colleagues from across Europe and work on common initiatives that can strengthen European Pulic Space. Culture Lab Europe provides a safe and inspirational working environment based on principles of free and open culture.
You can find all information on the application procedure here: https://www.culturalfoundation.eu/culture-lab-europe
Deadline for application is 31st of january 2020, 12:00 CET.