Call for Participation - The Power of Art in Politics

Call for Participation - The Power of Art in Politics

05/06/18 Announcement / Call / Iris Group news /

Deadline: June 17, 2018
Project Dates: 1 Seminar – 1-4 July, Vanadzor, Armenia
                       2 Seminar – 27-29 September, Nukriani, Georgia

– Are you interested in actual civic, social and art processes in your country?
– Do you want to collaborate with individuals who have different experiences
and backgrounds?
– Have you ever imagined making changes troughs activism or using art


The Project Power of Art in Politics aims to build up a bridge
between young artists and activists from Armenia and Georgia, connecting and
sharing their experiences in art and activism, developing common follow-up
activities, using art as means of addressing common socio-political issues.
Project targets 20 young artists and activists aged 18-30 from different parts of
Armenia and Georgia, who are interested to learn about each others’ individual
experiences and develop collaborative projects tackling common socio-political
issues in the region through art.

The Power of Arts in Politics considers involvement and participation of the
local communities. Project participants develop the exhibition/show in a
public space, where the wide audience is invited to see the project results
and be introduced to the social-political issues raised and addressed by the
project through exhibition.

Program will be held in English.

Program Schedule and Structure:

1st Phase – Kick off Meeting- 1-4 July, Boo Alternative House, Vanadzor,
2nd Phase -Mentoring -July, August
3rd Phase – The Show -27-29 September, Nukriani village, Georgia

Do you want to open a new door, then…
Please, send your application to e-mail address: ecolab@joint-civic- including motivation letter (PDF form) answering the following questions:

Motivation Letter:
-Why are you interested in this project?
-How is this project relevant to you? What do you want to learn? How will
you share what you have learnt?
-Which problem or topic do you want to bring to the public attention?
-attach your CV if you are applying as an Activist
-attach your Portfolio presenting your works, if you are applying as an Artist

Deadline for submission: 15th June, 2018
Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 22th June, 2018

The project is organized by:

Iris Group – Managing Diversity
Eco-Lab Foundation –
Armenian Progressive Youth
With the support by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)

For more information, please find attached call.

Call for Applications_PAP-IG2018