In our contemporary world, the cultural sector and the arts are increasingly at interest in having direct social and environmental impact in the fight against for example social exclusion, gender inequality, and environmental crisis. Social Art practices and Socially engaged arts are umbrella terms for methodologies attempting to just that: utilising the potentials and powers of the arts for changing the present and future societies and environments we live in.
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.
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:
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.
Through workshops, panel discussions and other programmes, Careers in the Common Good showcase tangible career paths, build a community of forward-thinking individuals and encourage youth to think outside the box as you embark upon their career. With themes of sustainability, human rights and entrepreneurship, our programmes emphasise self-reflection and career choice. What programmes do they plan for the next months? Read it here!
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Sustainability is a pressing issue of our age and for generations to come. Cultural sustainability has become a growing priority within sustainable development agendas, and is now considered as the fourth pillar, essential (or even prerequisite) to social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
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: