4 cities, 4 contexts, 4 research teams (artist+theoretician), 4 residency and research fields, 12 authors, art educators, art researchers and 1 book (web-site – blog - on-line-archive) - reader - a manual on how to approch, understand, share, educate and developted tactics for crossing arts, culture and way of living aka of building bridges between arts, culture and life.
Maribor, Graz, Tartu, Split
To understand and developeted understanding od differents contexts of art and designing, making and sharing tactics of better, infiltration of arts in the lives of us all. In two words „art advocacy“.
Which problem or societal need are you working on?
Understanding, using and developing open dialog between art and non-art-users.
To understand differnet contexts and to crossfade, mirror and try out, adapted and design solutions from one locations to another.
What would be a successful outcome for your project?
A reader, a manual with designed solutions and tried concepts for implementation more art in the everyday life.
If selected, what will be different a year from now?
Finally an idea that has been discussed between different individuals and parters will bring out the results, a field research, an analyses and
With hard and concentrated work, through field work and direct, participatory approach.
Describe, as practically as possible, the approach and method you plan to use when implementing your idea. Which are the steps that you will take?
We are working and did, through different lessons and seminars a theoretical fundaments for practical approaches and methods of implementing our idea and vision. Through montly residency visits and field research, through open and on-line dialogue and exchange of currently used methods of getting to people and educating, building their interest in artson will make analysis and gather informations, that will help to create and design new methods and approaches to this problems. 4 partner institutions from 4 different cities of Europe will select and exchang
Everybody. Different age groups, different social status groups, lovers and haters of art.
Honestly to say, we don't know. Maybe or better to say the need to really do and change situation.
What is surprising or unconventional about your idea? The selected and different cities, regions, people, audiences. The unistitutionalized frame of work and influential art-off-spaces.
What is special about your idea? People that work on it and institutions that provide there home are special. They work for and with the poeple and real artistic, social and urban problems for a decade and more.
Funding requested from Advocate Europe
Travel cost (12people) - 12.000 Fees (12 people) - 18.000 Residency in 4 cities and accomodation (12 people) - 5.000 Food - residency - 5.000 Book – reader – printing cost and on-line open source publication - 10.000
What kind of advice, comments, or ideas about your project do you wish to receive from others on the platform? Creative advice, constructive comments and ideas how to share knowledge and how to get even more locations and contexts, a wider net of places for a field research possibilities and for the implementation of desinged methods.