The polish artist Iwona Zajac made mural paintings during the Memory of Water residency in Levadia in April. Iwona discovered an empty house by the River Erkyna on St. Stratigou Ioannou which inspired her to find out about the Levadian family that lived there. Read Iwonas story about the artwork and watch the fantastic [...]
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Iwona Zając – a visual artist (b. 1971). Graduated from the Painting Department of the Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts in 1999. In 2017 she obtained the title of doctor of art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. Zając pays attention to the location of a project – she starts with collecting detailed [...]
The artist representing Gothenburg, Sweden, in Memory of Water is Jonas Myrstrand from Studio Jox. Originally from Stockholm, Jonas now since many years lives since 1990 in Gothenburg working as a film maker and guest teacher at different university's and highschool's. During the week in Levadia, Jonas will be documenting and filming the process, actions and [...]
Siegfried Vynck, the Belgian artist representing our partner City of Ostend, sketching and painting a large-scale mural of the Erkyna myth - the origin story of Levadia’s river, with a contemporary twist.During the residency, Vynck will also reconnect with local graffiti crews to share skills and techniques of their craft. The Erkyna myths says that [...]
Mary Conroy is the Irish artist representing Ormston House at the second artist residency in Levadia, Greece. Mary worked with a workshop, inviting inhabitants of Levadia to common exploration and creation. Together with Mary Michou, they have collected wild flowers at the Riverside park near Diokitirio. This morning the eco-bundles made during yesterday's workshop for Erkyna's Garden [...]
Six artists from six European post industrial waterfront heritage zones participates on the second of their six residencies, this one in Levadia, Greece. During the week, the artists will create a programme of inclusive and participatory activities related to local heritage sites as a counterpoint to top-down policies often associated with the regeneration of post-industrial European [...]
The Memory of Water artists from the six partner cities are visiting Levadia for a week of artistic actions on, along and in the River Erkyna. They are looking forward to reconnect with the citizens and communities they met in January and to make new friends this week through the artistic actions and co-creations [...]
The 10th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region will take place from June 12th to 13th in Gdańsk. This year’s programme will concentrate on the motto ‘Reduce, Reuse, Rethink’. The programme will feature seminars on topics such as circular economy, smart specialisation, industrial symbiosis, digital bioeconomy, and sustainable working life. [...]
What is Memory of Water Digital Lab? Are you interested in post industrial water-front development? Is the waterfront in your city the source of creative inspirations? Join the Memory of Water Digital Lab online on Wednesday 17 April, hosted by the city of Levadia where artists from the Creative Europe funded Memory of Water project are [...]
Are you young, eager and interested in politics? Be part of the first Baltic Sea Youth Camp! The Baltic Youth Camp is a three-day festival where youth representatives from the Baltic Sea Region gather to explore friendship, culture and politics through workshops, small seminars and social activities. The first ever Baltic Sea Youth Camp will [...]