VOICES – Voices of solidarity

VOICES – Voices of solidarity

VOICES – Voices of solidarity

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enable artists from different European countries to work together to coordinate cohesive joined-up performance making visible the voices of refugees and asylum seekers and encourage integration through the collaborative parade/celebration event
  • To involve refugees, migrants and other disadvantaged communities in each partner location in the creation and delivery of a celebratory cultural event/parade highlighting themes of arrival and welcome.
  • Use digital technologies to enhance and widen engagement with arts and culture and to facilitate new and rich ways of enabling audience participation and involvement.
  • Build new pan-European partnership between cultural and community organisations and new professional development for participating artists.

  • Creation of four new 20-30 minute performance developed by artists from four countries.
  • Delivery of site specific joined-up presentations in six locations using a combination of the new performance pieces.
  • Making of four parade events that each involve a minimum of 100 target community participants – at least 50% refugees.

  • Achieved live audiences averaging at least 10.000 for each of the parades and 5.000 for performance presentations in each location.
  • Achieved substantial additional audiences (+ 500.000) through online engagement and broadcast media.
  • Professional development for European artists, practitioners and cultural leaders involved in the project.

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (UK)
  • Altonale (Germany)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • Museo dei bambini (Italy)
  • Teatrul National Radu Stance Sibiu (Romania)

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Date of project: 01/08/2017 – 31/12/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Creative Europe, Culture sub-programme, smaller scale cooperation projects

Contact: CESIE: daria.labarbera@cesie.org


CREATE – Creative Therapy in Europe

CREATE – Creative Therapy in Europe

CREATE – Creative Therapy in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the integration of migrants with mental health problems through development of Arts Therapies resources
  • To develop innovative approaches to strengthen the training paths of Arts Therapists equipping them with all competences and skills needed to deliver high quality therapy and address the needs of young migrants experiencing mental ill health
  • To strengthen cooperation and exchange of best practice between European organisations in the development of co-produced training packages and new approaches to the integration of young migrants experiencing mental ill health

  • Coproducing training packages for Arts Therapists and Community Support Professionals to enable them to support migrants with mental ill health, improving their achievement in relevant and high level basic and transversal competences in a lifelong learning perspective
  • Engaging mental health centres and centres supporting young migrants in designing training packages thereby, challenging stigma and increasing awareness of mental ill health and how to face this through Arts Therapies
  • Creating a Network of Arts Therapists and Community Support workers in the field of migration and mental health across Europe and development of training packages and resources for Arts Therapists and Community Support professionals

  • Art and creativity training week to exchange therapeutic techniques
  • State of the Art Review of resettlement packages and initial consultation
  • Informal focus groups with people with mental ill health
  • National reports detailing the key findings of the desk based research and the informal focus groups
  • Training module for Creative Therapists working with refugees and migrants
  • Training module for Clinical Supervisors of Creative Therapists
  • Toolkit for Resettlement stakeholders to support further use of CREATE Method and Creative Therapies
  • Positional Analysis, Sustainability Report

  • Coordinator: MEH – Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • SOLA ARTS (United Kingdom)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Theatertherapie e.V. (Germany)
  • Compagnie Arti-Zanat’ (France)
  • Associazione Sementera Onlus (Italy)
  • Clonakilty community arts centre (Ireland)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org


Journeys

Journeys

Journeys

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To help refugees and migrants to socialise and express themselves without necessarily speaking the host country language
  • To give EU citizens the opportunity to discover, learn from and understand the values and cultures of refugees and migrants and rediscover and enrich their own
  • To offer the possibility of collaboration with organisations in other sectors in order to stimulate a more comprehensive, rapid, effective and long-term response to this global challenge

  • Directly engaging and involving refugees and asylum seekers in each of the locations in the creation of artistic works for presentation in the project (Container Theatre/Film)
  • Comprehensively championing the project activity to refugee and asylum seeker groups in order to involve people as audiences and as contributors to debate in the press and media and in seminar delivery. This contributes to ongoing cultural audience development in each location
  • Substantially raising the profile of the refugee experience through the presentation of artwork in accessible, highly visible and high profile locations, with work that will touch, intrigue, inspire and challenge a broad cross section of the local population
  • Showcasing and co-creation of cultural and/or audiovisual works across Europe
  • Identifying refugee artists to support and commission through the project, enabling distilled experiences to be shared through art and the effective expression of different refugee perspectives and experiences

  • Look-Up is a high profile outdoor art exhibition presenting visual art work from refugee artists on a large canvas in each city;
  • The Container Project involves creation of pop-up theatre performances and the making and screening of short new moving image productions to share refugee stories;
  • Journeys Seminars bring together artists, with refugee support groups and the wider public, to explore ideas and issues arising from the arts activity and its themes.

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (United Kingdom)
  • The Hamburg Altonale (Germany)
  • Explora (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)Associated partners:
  • Trafo (Budapest)
  •  City of Rieti (Italy)

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Dates of project: 01/06/2016 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Executive Agency – Creative Europe CULTURE: Cross Sectoral Strand– Refugee Integration Projects

Contact: CESIE daria.labarbera@cesie.org

www.journeysfestival.com/journeys #JOURNEYSEurope


MANUCULTURA – Cultural Education with Apprentices

MANUCULTURA – Cultural Education with Apprentices

MANUCULTURA – Cultural Education with Apprentices

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To give new inputs to initial vocational training and school system of partner countries
  • To demonstrate the synergy between culture and initial vocational training sectors
  • To encourage the development of social and cultural key competences in youth trainees
  • To give innovative idea how to improve youngsters’ participation to culture activities

  • Exchanging method and techniques for cultural education during initial Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Developing joint suggestions how to promote culture training in Institutions of Art, Trade and Marketing, and initial VET
  • Identification, collection and sharing of best practices, as examples of Culture Project activities targeting youth
  • Delivery of five international study visits to learn more about hosting partner country in the frame of learning, training, culture and art

  • MANUCULTURA – Recommendations on Cultural Education: Analysis and identification of models for successful cultural education with apprentices
  • MANUCULTURA Blog: collection of cultural projects, Best Practices and list of suggestions on how to promote culture training in Institutions of Art, Trade and Marketing and initial VET successful

  • Coordinator: KulturKontakt (Austria)
  • ARKEN – Museum of Modern Art (Denmark)
  • Alnatura Produktions und Handels GmbH (Germany)
  • Museum of contemporary Art (Croatia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/12/2014 – 30/11/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, National Agency (Austria), Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.manucultura.net


ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To design and deliver a joint vocational training programme for low-skilled, unemployment and self-employed artists of the following areas: Craft, Cultural Heritage, Design, Music, Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts
  • To develop an outcome oriented VET curriculum according to EQF/ECVET standards and responds to specific skill-shortages in the creative and cultural sectors’ market
  • To update professional competences of low-skilled artists and to provide them with management, business and networking skills
  • To reinforce cooperation with other VET providers, labour market and stakeholders and raise awareness about the problems and opportunities of the CCS (Cultural and Creative sectors)at a transnational level

  • Undertaking a needs and a state-of-the-art analysis in Spain, Italy and Greece about the sector skill shortages and ECVET strategy
  • Designing the curricula, certification and assessment methods
  • Developing ArtS portal that contains: e-learning platform, a career guidance section, ArtS forum, information on funding opportunities
  • Testing the online training material and deliver the curricula

  • Coordinator: KEK Eurotraining AE (Greece)
  • Athens Chamber of Tradesmen (Greece)
  • SWISS APPROVAL (Greece)
  • Sinergy of Music Theatre (Greece)
  • Libera – Associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le mafie, Palermo (Italy)
  • Melting Pro. Laboratorio per la Cultura (Italy)
  • Centro Studi e Formazione Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • Consorzio Universitario Piceno (Italy)
  • Fondo Formacion Euskadi Sll (Spain)
  • Asociacion Cultural Euroaccion Murcia (Spain)
  • Federacion Vizcaina de Empresas del Metal (Spain)

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Date of project: 01/11/2014 – 31/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Action 2, Sector Skills Alliances

Contact: CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.arts-project.eu


INSART – Insertion des jeunes défavorisés par l’art

INSART – Insertion des jeunes défavorisés par l’art

INSART – Insertion des jeunes défavorisés par l’art

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To complement typical career guidance methods with an innovative and effective methodology, tailored on NEET (not in Education, Employment or Training) youths between 16 and 25 years of age
  • To stimulate young people so that they can better access employment
  • To train trainers and educators on new instruments aimed at young people’s employment

  • Gathering best practice cases of successful job placements for young people in the five participating countries
  • Pilot sessions that will enable 10-20 youths per country to carry out a creative process according to the pedagogy developed by the project partner “Les Ateliers d’Art Contemporain
  • Train the trainer in the field of youth placements and integration
  • Artistic valorization and post-production of the artistic objects created during the pilot sessions

  • Coordinator: Berlink (Germany)
  • Les Ateliers d’Art Contemporain (Belgium)
  • Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Project dates: 01/12/2013 – 30/05/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact: CESIE: partnerhsip@cesie.org

www.insart.eu