Jonas Myrstrand and Gothenburg as River City

By |2019-04-18T11:05:24+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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Memory of Water: Artist Residency – Levadia 15-20 April

By |2019-04-17T14:33:03+00:00April 17th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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Memory of water: Digital Lab (Wednesday 17th April)

By |2019-04-16T14:14:03+00:00April 15th, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

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 [...]

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Pressrelease 2: Memory of Water

By |2019-01-22T15:46:37+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

Memory of Water is an artist-led project that explores the impact artists can have on post-industrial waterfront heritage in terms of urban planning and community development. A highly successful City Lab event initially took place at the end of November in Ostend, Belgium, where objectives and strategies were discussed, and presentations from artists and planners [...]

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Partnermeeting 1: Oostende

By |2019-01-22T15:42:33+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Memory of Water, News|

Memory of water project 2018-2020, November 2018 meeting in Ostend. Partners of Memory of Water project, a group of 16 enthusiastic participants (from European cities of Govan, Gdansk, Gothenburg, Limerick, Ostend and Levadia) gathered together in Ostend, Belgium for few days full of meetings with local communities, discussions, workshops and site visits. Take part [...]

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MEMORY OF WATER: Residency Programme

By |2018-12-04T19:20:54+00:00December 4th, 2018|Memory of Water, News|

Since 2006, the River//Cities platform has developed a European-wide network of organisations, institutions and municipalities specialising in artistic and cultural programming in river and coastal cities. For the Creative Europe Co-operations Projects (Category 1), six core partners have designed a two-year programme to explore the shared themes, issues and challenges facing the post-industrial ports of [...]

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