Open Call for Applications: Artists Residencies in Eastern Europe 2016

Open Call for Applications: Artists Residencies in Eastern Europe 2016

Creative Peacebuilding. The recent armed conflicts between the former Soviet states Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russia and Georgia, and Russia and Ukraine, fueled by the deep-rooted mutual stereotypes, distrust and governmental propaganda make a constructive dialogue between these nations increasingly difficult. Artistic expression, a universal tongue regardless of nation and creed, becomes one of the sole means to fostering sympathy and understanding between warring parties. To bring forth the possibility of this conversation, Dekabristen e.V. is excited to announce a launch of a new Artist in Residence program “Creative peacebuilding”. The program will begin with an introductory seminar in Tbilisi, Georgia,...