Under our PP Cult pillar, we are launching a new project called ECHO Academies. Our colleague Bianka Faddi travelled to the kick-off meeting and wrote a personal blogpost about the event:
News and interesting stories about Pro Progressione – in more than a few words
“… it was very comforting, like meeting an old friend”
Our colleague Juli Mihályfy recently joined us to take over the leadership of the PP Sound pillar. Juli was recently at WOMEX, where she not only met the partners involved in the MOST project, but also surprised us with report illustrated by many photos:
“European creativity will shine through the digital world” – Interview with Alexandre Leforestier
Panodyssey is the only social media platform dedicated to writing that helps authors share their creations with as many people as possible in a secure and ethical way. But how the Panodyssey story began? We asked Alexandre Leforestier, CEO of the platform:
What’SAP – local work of the Hungarian team
After last summer’s Academy, the trainees started their months-long local work – the Hungarian team (Heléna Ménesi, Szilvia Markos, Viktória Csaba, Zsófia Kozma and Zalán Haragonics) with Indahouse Hungary in Hernádszentandrás. But how is the joint work going? We asked the trainees about this:
Think global, act local?
Stronger Peripheries is a large-scale cooperation project supported by the EU’s Creative Europe programme, gathering 14 partners, from 10 European countries. It acts within the performing arts sector through the creation of artistic productions, the training of creative and cultural workers, and the proposal of new cultural policies based on the promotion and assessment of participative practices. The project’s latest event, ‘Towards fairer international cultural cooperation: visions from the peripheries’, took place in Barcelona. The seminar was attended by our colleague Fanni Tóth, who tells us how she saw the meeting:
“It was exhilarating to see an audience”
MOST MUSIC programme’s Urban Policy pillar is an incubator for projects connecting the music sector and cities. The programme helps develop and implement initiatives that draw the ties between the creative sector and the region’s urban environments closer. The first round of the Urban Policy pillar seek to facilitate collaboration between local institutions and people with great ideas.
CCG Tips for Your Career -What did we learn from a year of reflective life stories?
Eszter Boros, founder of the Careers in the Common Good project, helps us with some very useful advice:
Reporting back from Academy – Academy for Actors of Civil Change
The Academy for Actors of Civil Change is a 14-day international course designed to develop the skills of professionals working in the social field by introducing them to non-formal, artistic methods. Dóri Laczkó wrote a report about our Summer Academy at the end of August:
MUSE.ar from the artists’ point of view – Where are they now?
One of the aims of MUSE.ar project is to bring artists – and thus arts – closer to museums. That is the reason why we work with 3 artist groups on new narratives for museums and visitors, using a digital collection.
“…the best support comes from the community”
At the end of July, our 10-day-long What’SAP Academy was finally possible. With this event, after many, many online meetings, our two-year project has finally started its live journey, with the main aim to promote the acceptance of social art practices as a unique and specific profession all over Europe. The project’s artistic leader, Piri Móga shares her thoughts on why this profession is important to her, how the project started, what experiences she gained during the academy, and what are the next steps of What’SAP: