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Discrimination: In times of crisis


The Greek NC of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

Greek Forum of Migrants, Cosmos of Culture, SOS Racism- Greece, Antigone Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non-violence,
invites you to an event to mark the International Day Against Racism
Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m.
In the cultural center Caucasus (Patission 81, inside Heyden arcade, 1st floor).

AGENDA
- Presentation of the annual report 2011-2012 of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Adla Shashati (GFM)
- "Intercultural Dialogue: Coexistence Tools and Best Practices"
Adriana Mardaki (Cosmos of Culture)
- "Racism and xenophobia in Greece during the crisis"
Sam Idrissu (SOS-Racism Greece)
- "The institutional developments in the field of citizenship"
Nasos Theodoridis (Antigone - Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non-violence)
Discussion
Co-ordination: Fosten Mafouta (Generation 2.0)

 


 

European campaign

we are more – act for culture in Europe is a Europe-wide campaign for the arts and culture. It was launched in October 2010 and will run until 2013, when the EU decides about its next multiannual budget.

The we are more campaign promotes culture, heritage and the arts, together with education, social cohesion and environmental sustainability, as key areas in which the EU has to make more bold investments if it wants to reach its growth objectives and Europe to remain a thriving democracy in the future.

The force behind the we are more campaign is Culture Action Europe, a coalition of more than 100 organisations and many artists across Europe, in strategic partnership with the European Cultural Foundation. It is an open source advocacy tool that encourages arts and cultural organisations across Europe to get involved and stand up for increased support to arts and culture in the policies and programmes of the European Union.

The campaign has two demands; firstly, a reinforced Culture Programme that is more daring and experimental than the current one. Secondly, an increased and more explicit support to culture, heritage and the arts in the EU Regional Development Funds dedicated to cohesion and local and regional development.
More information about the campaign demands can be found
here.

NOW IS THE TIME to make your voice heard – read the we are more manifesto! and sign in the webpage.



Dear Friends,
We would like to inform you about the new address and contact details of Cosmos of Culture: The new postal address is Fleming 14, Ag. Dimitrios Attica, postcode 17343. You can call us oni+ 30 210-9934008 and + 30 6985 661903 (Whats Up) or visit our website www.cosmosofculture.org and contact us through info@cosmosofculture.org.

«Platform for Intercultural Europe»

Cosmos of Culture is unanimous accepted as a member of the «Platform for Intercultural Europe». The Platform for Intercultural Europe is a European Network   supported by the European Cultural Foundation and Culture Action Europe, and financed by the Network of European Foundations and the European Union through the EU Culture Programme.
(
www.intercultural-europe.org ).

INTERNET SEMINARS 2011
Training seminars:
FUNDING OF NGOS FROM EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES
The seminar is in Greek
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Cosmos of Culture aims and purposes are:
The Dialogue of Cultures and Intercultural Dialogue.
Modern Greek culture and quality of life in the city.
The promotion and presentation of cultures from around the world.
Cultural exchanges and the creation of cultural networks.
Support of young artists and vulnerable social groups.
To provide educational tools for these purposes.
In addition to investigate the relationship between culture and art with new technology, science and more.

Soon we will meet again.

Kind regards
The President

Adrianna Mardaki


 

Reverse Pedagogy

25 September - 22 November 2009

Opens Friday 25th September at 7pm The Model Satellite Sligo, Ireland http://www.modelart.ie

Reverse Pedagogy opens on Culture Night Sligo at The Model Satellite. Diverse artists will gather together to produce artwork, to educate one another, and to collaborate generally in opposition to traditional art educational models. The project, a unique artist residency, involves arts practitioners from different backgrounds, working in different genres. Reverse Pedagogy evolved out of Canadian artist Paul Butler's collective "Collage Parties," where he, up to twenty other artists, and the public produce artwork over a week-long collaboration. In a similar spirit, Reverse Pedagogy in Sligo will be packed with leisure and sports activities, socialisation, and the "general pursuit of anything but work in a quantifiable sense." This project was previously produced at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada and the 2009 Venice Biennale. The heart of the project is semi-collaborative, improvised projects and exhibitions that eventually open to the public for full participation. On Culture Night, artists and public will be interacting together creatively. The opening for Reverse Pedagogy is followed on Saturday September 26th by the contemporary art festival Gracelands.. All are invited for two unparalleled nights in Sligo and neibouring Leitrim.

For more information visit http://www.modelart.ie

REVERSE PEDAGOGY ARTISTS Artists: Dean Baldwin, Katie Bethune-Leaman, Paul Butler, Stephane Gilot, and Swintak (Canada); Mark Garry, Bea McMahon and Fiona Marron (Ireland); Asdis Sif Gunnarsdottir (Iceland)

http://www.reversepedagogy.com


  • Theater Workshops
     «The transformation of Energy »
    From Stamatis Efstathiou
    Introduction: Weekend 19,20 January 
    Intensive: Weekends  9,10,16,17,23,24 February and 1,2 March 
    Registration and information at 210 9830144 ( 10-3am)
    http://www.atropos-art.gr/



  • «ĹÍ ĎÉÄÁ ….. Everything flows»
    Painting exchibition of Fotis Galanopoulos and Apostolos Baltsikidis F.M.03 at Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens ( Aggelos Sikelianos Hall, Peiraios 100, Gazi)
    From 18- 27 January 2008
    Opening on Friday the 18th of January at 19.00
    Opening Hours : 10.00-22.00.
    http://www.cityofathens.gr/katoikoi/texnes-politismos/dimotikoi-foreis-politismoy/texnopolis-dimoy-athinaion



 

  • «Image-Space Action2 »
    Exhibition of new artists at Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens
    From the 23 January until 22 February 2008 ( Hall “D12”, “Takis Papatsonis” and “Kostantinos Kavafis” Peiraios 100, Gazi)
    Opening on Friday the 23 of January at 19.30
    Opening hours :10.00-21.00
    http://www.cityofathens.gr/katoikoi/texnes-politismos/dimotikoi-foreis-politismoy/texnopolis-dimoy-athinaion
  • In present time
    New Greek Artists
    In the exhibition hall of the new wing of the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron)
    Duration of the exhibition: 13 December 2007 – 30 March 2008
    Venue: Athens Concert Hall (Megaron)
    http://www.megaron.gr/

     

 
         
       

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The financial assistance is the most direct way to show your support to the work of “Cosmos of Culture”. There is already a multicultural center where we materialize exhibitions, seminars, workshops, music nights and numerous cultural events also in co-operation with other NGO’S and migrant organizations.
The center supports especially young artists and migrant artists through self or group exhibitions and also through music nights with migrant music groups.


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