Art as a tool of public influence: join the third EENCE:Club!
Speakers with extensive experience in implementing cultural projects and participants will focus on how creative projects can make living places more comfortable for people.
The discussion will take place on July 17 at 12:00 (CET).
The world is becoming more and more urbanized, which means that cities do not have time to adapt to making everyone’s life comfortable.
Rapid urbanization leads to an increase in the number of inhabitants of poor areas, congestion of infrastructure, deterioration of the situation with air pollution and compliance with measures such as social distance and self-isolation during pandemics.
At the same time, people with disabilities, socially unprotected groups often lose help and do not feel part of society.
Three speakers from Armenia, Russia, and Ukraine will be happy to share their experience of how to involve people in joint activities with the help of creative projects and show the needs of society with the help of art, push them to realize these needs.
Working language – Russian.
Areg Balayan (Armenia).
Photographer and artist. As a freelancer, he has collaborated with such international organizations as the Associated Press, the United Nations, the ICRC, UNIDO, the YMCA, the Armenia Fund and the Shoah Foundation Institute of the University of Southern California.
Vyacheslav Kaigorodov (Russia).
Specialist in inclusion, representative of the EENCE “Art for Act” working group, President of the Non-profit Partnership “Altai-PARUS Center for Social Initiatives”. Member of the Public Council on Youth Policy under the Governor of the Altai Territory.
Vadim Dubodelov (Ukraine).
Representative of the EENCE “Art for Act ” working group, a civil activist who works in art projects aimed at the social integration of people who find themselves in difficult life circumstances, a gallery owner, director of the BureauArt gallery and manager of the Nasha Gallery in Sumy, (Ukraine).
Moderator: Rymma Myllenkova (Ukraine). Curator of cultural programs at the Center for Lifelong Learning, lecturer at Sumy State University, member of EENCE.
EENCE:Club’s aimed at promoting democratic development and civic education through the creation of a platform for public debates and the exchange of experience. The project topics focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The project is supported by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb) using funds appropriated by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.