- About the project
Intercultural Institute in partnership with Parudimos Nevo (Resita), City of Zrenjanin (Serbia), Center for Fine and Applied Arts Terra (Kikinda, Serbia) desfăţoară project ” InclusiveArt – Access to Culture for Disadvantaged Youth Childrenand” EMS RORS- 22, financed by the European Union INTERREG program IPA CBC Romania-Serbia.
The project aims that through a dynamic partnership formed by two NGOs, a local authority and a public cultural institution, coagulate and highlight the creative potential of the region. The project appeals to the tools of culture and art to create contexts of integration and creative growth for both local communities and groups involved artists and the disadvantaged addressed.
The target groups of the project are heterogeneous and are made up of young creative graduates but unemployed, especially young artists and young people and disadvantaged children in urban and rural marginalized young Roma children whose parents work abroad children, youth and adult migrants and other stakeholders in the community (professors, teachers, directors of cultural centers, librarians, etc.).
At the beginning of each project partner project teams were involved in a joint training workshop, they were trained on issues of creative entrepreneurship and socio-educational animation. A series of trainings and workshops participatory addressed to 104 young women, young Roma and representatives of the 12 disadvantaged communities (8 Timis and Caras-Severin and 4 of Zrenjanin and Kikinda) preselected by the project teams. For their work in these communities, young artists have financial resources available to implement over a period of up to four months, one artistic intervention to train disadvantaged children and young people in these communities.
There are also organized for young creative mentoring and international mobility, a workshop and an exhibition of terracotta sculptures from Kikinda and an exhibition of visual art “Pavilion Banat” organized at Timisoara. 900 children of the whole area benefits from workshops read and told stories and 200 children from Zrenjanin and partner cities participating in games without borders. Finally, a group of 60 children and adults migrants receive a cultural passport to facilitate their access to at least three cultural events, so you better know and understand their environment.
As a continuation of the project Poles of Cultures, a group of activities will be devoted to analysis and evaluation of public cultural policy documents in terms of social inclusion and cultural facilities for children and young people from disadvantaged groups. A conference and event identification of partners for future projects (matching event) will end InclusivArt project.
Project activities can be tracked on the Facebook page of the project: https://www.facebook.com/InclusiveArtEU/