The first year of MagiC Carpets

The first year of MagiC Carpets: magic stories scattered around Europe MagiC Carpets is a four-year international project co-funded by Creative Europe. For the first time, a project of such scale is led by Lithuania and represented by Kaunas Biennial, the contemporary art festival. The platform connects local communities and […]

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Building solid constructions

An interview with Charly Walter and Danijela Oberthofer Tonkovic from “Openspace.Innsbruck” (Austria) Charly Walter, the founder of “Openspace.Innsbruck” association, and Danijela Oberthofer Tonkovic, curator for the “Openspace”, believe that to stabilise the societies, it is very important to bring people of different backgrounds together these days. In the following interview, […]

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Working on links and rediscovering what is rooted

An interview with Cláudia Melo from “Ideias Emergentes – Produção Cultural, CRL” (Portugal) Cáludia Melo, artistic director of “Contextile” – Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art, established under the wing of “Ideias Emergentes”, believes that the dialogue between very different regions or even countries is very important when promoting the local […]

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Finding a place for culture

An interview with Marco Jozić and Tatjana Mateša from Novo Kulturno Naselje (Serbia) Marco Jozić, the founder and project manager of Novo Kulturno Naselje association, and Tatjana Mateša, its art director, describe Novi Sad (Serbia) as a city of constant change. In this interview, they share their experience trying to […]

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Erasing boarders and giving a voice to everyone

An interview with Katrīna Dūka from the New Theatre Institute of Latvia (Latvia) Katrīna Dūka, producer and curator of New Theatre Institute of Latvia (NTIL), believes that art can encourage people to meet and start creating things together. In this interview, an emerging curator shares her thoughts on contemporary theatre […]

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Art to face our fears

An interview with Karmen Krasić Kožul from LAB 852 (Croatia) Karmen Krasić Kožul, the managing director and curator in LAB 852, believes in the ability of art to inspire social and cultural changes, when people from many different fields act together. In this interview, the curator shares her thoughts on […]

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Being a part of a community feels like being at home

An interview with Giulia Pardini from “Latitudo” (Italy) Giulia Pardini, an emerging curator from “Latitudo”, believes that art may open new unexpected horizons and stimulate people’s imagination in ways, that they have never thought it could. In the following interview, the young curator shares her thoughts on the multifunctional nature […]

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Creating dialogues and building bridges

An interview with Elis Unique from Prague Biennale Foundation (Czech Republic) Elis Unique, an emerging curator and coordinator in Prague Biennial, believes that contemporary art, which in this day and age reflects  all types of political, social, ecological and other problems, can be interesting for everybody. In this interview, the […]

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Art that inspires real changes

An interview with Lotta Schäfer from the ZK/U – Center for Arts and Urbanistics (Germany) Lotta Schäfer, an emerging curator and coordinator of residency programmes at ZK/U, believes that sharing knowledge is very important and that artistic access to it may be very successful. In this interview, the emerging curator […]

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