Preserving the cultural heritage of the old city and seaside in Batumi

By |2019-12-19T08:40:23+00:00December 17th, 2019|Connecting Georgia, Memory of Water, News|

Connecting Georgia (2019-2020) is an artistic project that aims at developing and discussing tools that can be helpful to tackle the challenges for sites with post-industrial cultural heritage. The project connects the city of Batumi with other european cities engaged in the Memory of Water Creative Europe EU project. From the last decade some [...]

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OPEN CALL: CONNECTING GEORIGA

By |2020-01-14T09:32:41+00:00December 12th, 2019|Connecting Georgia, Memory of Water, News|

23 - 29 March 2020 Batumi, Georgia Connecting Georgia is an artist-led project exploring post-industrial waterfront heritage in the context of urban planning and community development. The project is connected to the Creative Europe funded project Memory of Water that gathers six partners in Europe and funded by the Swedish Institute, Third Country Participation in the Baltic Sea region. [...]

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Artistic residency in Gdansk – what happened?

By |2019-11-08T10:05:46+00:00November 8th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

During 14-19 October the artistic residency in Gdansk took place - a part of the project Memory of Water, which is developed by members of the River Cities Network. The residency was hosted by the Baltic Sea Cultural Centre, and at Intercult we are happy to be the lead partner of the Memory of Water-project. [...]

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Take part of the short documentary film “Nature of Shipyard”

By |2019-10-25T12:43:36+00:00October 25th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

Take part of the short documentary film about Gdansk Shipyard to the right. Description of the film: Gdansk Shipyard. The world-famous place of birth and victory of Solidarity. Place of construction of modern ships and a source of prosperity of Gdańsk for almost 150 years. For large machines and small people, always full, consciously [...]

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Take part of the film from Levadia!

By |2019-09-18T12:17:41+00:00September 18th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

Take part of the film from Levadia! The residency in Levadia in Greece is a part of the project Memory of Water. It is 13 minutes long and shows artists and participants of the project, and shows the importance of the Erkyna river, for the city and for the people there. Watch the film [...]

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Residency in Gdansk June 2019

By |2019-05-24T14:08:09+00:00May 24th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

Still and for a long time we will all be going back to memories from the Levadia artist residency . Thank you Municipality of Levadia for the engagement in organising the event. Your river and people will keep the memories! What is coming next in our European journey in the project Memory of Water? [...]

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“Sun in an Empty Room” – Iwona Zajac

By |2019-05-02T11:51:17+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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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Artistic Actions on the River Erkyna: Iwona Zajac

By |2019-04-29T14:40:54+00:00April 29th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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Jonas Myrstrand and Gothenburg as River City

By |2019-04-29T14:43:49+00:00April 18th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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Artistic Actions on the River Erkyna: Siegfried Vynck

By |2019-04-18T10:27:09+00:00April 18th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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