The distance between Budapest and Kikinda, Prague, Hernádszentandrás and Paris, a total of 2078 kilometres.
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:
The Anti-Bullying Movement Series is designed to use art & culture (primarily dance) to disrupt bullying in youth-at-risk by increasing the skills & competences of artists, educators, youth workers, educational leaders, & support staff that serve youth.
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.
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:
Natasa, Aba, Céline, Cheickna, Miloš, Marija, Sonja, Ivana, Martina, Kristýna, Hana, Viki, Heléna, Zsófi, Szilvi, Zalán – they are the trainees we first met at the What’SAP Academy at the end of July and with whom we will soon continue local work. We asked them 3 questions to know more about them! It’s time for you to get to know them, too!
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: