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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Artistic Actions on the River Erkyna: Mary Conroy

By |2019-04-18T09:23:55+00:00April 18th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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Meet the Artists of Memory of Water!

By |2019-04-17T15:02:13+00:00April 17th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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