Skopje Creative Hub 2014 (Macedonia)
SKOPJE CREATIVE HUB is a 10 day long creative festival which focuses on developing interventions that promote alternative use of public space. SKOPJE CREATIVE HUB has paired international and local young creative professionals to run workshops together with groups of students. The invited thinkers, activists and theorists will provide a critical discourse on city space through а series of public discussions. The festival is intended to grow into a network of creative professionals, a reservoir of fresh ideas on urbanity, with a shared knowledge database.
The program will run for 10 days from 29th August – 7th September 2014. The festival is consisted of three parts:
- Workshops - total of 5 groups - that will design and produce urban interventions in public space. Each group has 10-15 international students, of different creative disciplines, who will be guided by tutors.
- Discussions - series of public debates on activating, performing and experimenting with public spaces.
- Side events - performances, one day actions, theater plays, exhibitions, presentations by local artists and activists, concerts etc.
Eligibility: enthusiastic students, bachelor degree holders and currently enrolled in a masters program in Architecture, Design, Art or Other creative field; applicants should have a strong interest in sustainable urban development and cross disciplinary collaborative approach, they should be able to demonstrate their academic strength, motivation, interest and expertise; knowledge of English is obligatory.
Participation fees for Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia are 60€.
Deadline - August 15th 2014. Please, submit application including CV and portfolio as single PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All results from the festival will be published in a book and online at www.citycreative.net.