OIKODROM within the DANUrB – Danube Urban Brand co-funded by INTERREG has launched a call for participatory art interventions in at least 3 Danube towns. Proposals must adress the interdependency and uniqueness of of the built and/ or natural environment provided by the Danube in the region and emphasize the importance of local knowledge and the
experimentation with non-verbal forms of communication and learning.
The submission deadline is on April, 30th 2017.
For more details, read the full document here!
Oikodrom is partner in the DANUrB project that builds up a regional network in the Danube through tourism and education to strengthen the Danube cultural identity and solidarity. We are now planning for the kick-off meeting in February in Budapest.
Find out more on: http://www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/danurb
We published the essay “Sustainability-oriented arts in the MENA region: Demand and impact of the arts in a post-revolutionary context” in the publication „The Turn“. Authors: Michael Anranter, Megan Barry and Heidi Dumreicher.
Heidi Dumreicher just came back from Constantine, Algeria. Together with Richard S. Levine she presented scenarios for a future role of the Hammam, the public bath house, for gender equality and for the decent life in Arab cities. The basis for the conference was built by the HAMMAMED project: http://www.oikodrom.org/euhammamed.
Dr. Georg Grünberg, member of the OIKODROM Steering Committee, won the main prize at the Austrian Award for Development Research (Österreichischer Preis für Entwicklungsforschung), specially mentionning his cooperation with local institutions and NGOs in Latin America. More information: http://www.kef-research.at/.
Refugees Crises and EU Reaction - statement on the refugee situation from our nopoor partner
4th annual general meeting of research project nopoor in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Find information on the policy workshop here
A new article has been published by Heidi Dumreicher, Bettina Kolb, Richard S. Levine and Michael Anranter.
Published at "The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts".
Find out more here
Our Ukrainian SPACES partner CSM published the book “Art in the city: connections and gaps”.
It examines interactions among artists and their physical surroundings, i.e. the city, and artists and urban populations in Kiev, picturing a utopian cultural institution in Kiev’s’ city centre and a participatory project in one of Kiev’s main sleeping districts.
You can download it here for free.
October 30 and 31st, 2014
Join our final SPACES Conference in Vienna!
Under the main title “The artist as activist in public space: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”, speakers from 12 countries share their experiences and reflections with the Vienna audience.
Oikodrom put together a paper of all publications released in the last 20 years. The publication consists of articles, films and project descriptions.
Read the article "Armut im Fokus" (Ivanceanu/ Tagesen) about challenges and potentialities of communication between science and politics.
ARMUT, MACHT UND WISSENSCHAFT
About nopoor - A common way to a new under- standing of poverty and strategies for dissemination of scientific results. Read the article
Heidi Dumreicher was invited to write a guest commentary: "Proteste in Brazilien - eine Fortsetzung des Kampfs gegen Armut"
Oikodrom was again happy to welcome eight students in the age of 16-18 to one month of science, theory, research, practice and discussion. Read more
Read the SPACES Article "Der Traum vom Raum" by Ina Ivanceanu, published in the SUEDWIND Magazine Nr. 7-8 July 2013
Protests in Brazil: Successes and failures in national efforts to fight poverty in Brazil
10-12 June 2013
in Rio de Janeiro
SPACES Caravan Ukraine; Kyiv
May 23 - May 28, 2013
Public events, discussions, workshops at Yunist factory
The participatory art and culture program Public Talks took place in Yerevan, Armenia, from Oct. 8- Oct.12, 2012, with debates on arts in society, revival of public spaces in the city, architecture workshops and guided tours, all focussing on Modernism and/after the Soviets.
The project Rio+20 was carried out successfully
Dr. Heidi Dumreicher in the Community of "Open Science 4Sustainability"