Oct 8, 2013

Open Invitation | International Art Workshop at T.I.C.A

via T.I.C.A

Participatory Art as a Tool for Dialogue and Change

Visualize the Invisible, Cooperation Projects, Strand 1.2.1, EACEA, (The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency), European Commission 2013-2014

Co-ordinator: ArtAgent, Sweden
Co-organisers: Performing Pictures, Sweden / Croatia
Refraction Association, Albania
Media Artes, FYRO Macedonia
Specially invited for the workshop: T.I.C.A (Tirana Institute for Contemporary Art)

DATES: November 15th – 16th 2013
TIMETABLE: 10.00-16.00
VENUE: The National Historical Museum, Tirana
LANGUAGE: The workshop will be conducted in English.


Send your CV and Reason and motivation to take part in the workshop to:

ArtAgent e-mail:

There will be a preliminary selection of maximum 5 artists from Tirana, Albania and the organisers of the workshop, ArtAgent together with Refraction Association and Performing Pictures in Co-operation with T.I.C.A art Center, will finally select a maximum of 25 artists, sociologists and curators from all countries. The decision will be announced on on November 10th 2013

About the workshop:

The international workshop Participatory Art as a Tool for Dialogue and Change is aimed to enhance knowledge about participatory art among the artists and the sociologists in the EU-project Visualize the Invisible.

It is an interdisciplinary art workshop where ArtAgent artists and curators joins artists, art-students, curators and sociologists from Refraction Association, Albania, T.I.C.A, (Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art), Albania, Media Artes, Macedonia, Performing Pictures Sweden / Croatia and in an open network in Tirana for an engaging conversation about different ways and approaches in their Participatory Art practices. There will also be trainings in drama, dance and multi-media as a part of the mutual exchange.

Workshop Program 15-16 November 2013

@The National Historical Museum, Tirana, Albania

10.00-10.20 An overall presentation of the project VTI by ArtAgent, Sweden
10.20-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-10.50 Refraction Association, Albania
10.50-11.10 Media Artes, Macedonia
11.10-11.30 Performing Pictures, Sweden/ Croatia
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.10 Theatre workshop by Media Artes
14.10-14.20 Coffee break
14.20-16.00 Dance workshop by ArtAgent

10.00-10.40 Presentations of Refraction Asscociation and Albanian artists working in social institutions in Tirana
11.40-11.50 Coffee break
11.50-12.30 Presentation of T.I.C.A, Albania and Albanian artists from T.I.C.A AIR LAB.
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Video workshop by Performing Pictures
15.10-15.20 Coffee break
15.20-16.00 Discussion
20.00-23.00 Dinner with all participants and specially invited guests.


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