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Stay informed with the latest news about workshops, events, publications and specific articles from Pro Materia’s different key projects.

VIllage Emmaüs Lescar Pau – Lescar

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January, 29 2016

Lescar Pau Emmaüs Village – Village Emmaüs Lescar Pau http://www.emmaus-lescar-pau.com/ The alternative Lescar-Pau Emmaus Village was conceived as a collective adventure, a political project, a occasion to experiment new ways of sharing,

maTIKo – Bilbao

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January, 28 2016

maTIKo Story of the initiative: – Involve citizenship in those actions aimed at improving the urban environment: interventions in the public space. – Training in new ICTs. – Design a methodology and contents that take into account the diverse learning possibilities a city offers for training citizenship in the transformation of their environment Key actors […]

The Urban Incubator: Belgrade

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January, 28 2016

The Urban incubator: Belgrade http://urbanincubator.org The Urban Incubator is a Goethe-Institut ‘project of excellence’, supported by the City of Belgrade and the Municipality of Savski Venac. The Urban Incubator: Belgrade involves more than ten local and international projects from the fields of art,

Sustainable neighbourhood contract “Jardin aux Fleurs / Bloemenhof 2011-2015”

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January, 28 2016

Contrat de Quartier durable Jardin aux Fleurs – Sustainable neighbourhood contract “Jardin aux fleur / Bloemenhof 2011-2015” Under the framework of Jardin aux Fleurs contract, the city commissioned local non-profit organization MAD (Fashion and Design Centre) and Recyclart Art Center to develop new street furniture to the square Jacques Brel involving designers and local residents.

Social Street – Milan

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January, 28 2016

Social Street http://www.socialstreet.it The idea of Social Street originates from the experience of the Facebook group ‘Residents in Fondazza street ‘, started in September 2013 in the city of Bologna. A resident in Fondazza Street,

Casa Neutral – Sassi di Matera

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January, 28 2016

Casa Neutral http://www.benetural.com Casa Netural originated in 2012 thanks to the effort of its founders: the young couple Andrea Paoletti and Mariella Stella. Andrea is a young architect who travelled all around the world designing co-working spaces and Mariella is public servant with a strong interest for social innovation and place development.

ÖÖ_ÕU – Tallinn

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January, 28 2016

ÖÖ_ÕU – Night Yard www.disianioo.ee In the heart of Tallinn – Town Hall Square – an installation Night_Yard was erected for few days. The historical market square is nowadays full of expensive bars for tourists;

Brixton Village – London

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January, 28 2016

Brixton Village www.spacemakers.info With seed funding from London & Associated Properties, Space Makers started their initiative to rebuild the social life of the market. They launched a social media drive and managed to attract more than 350 people to their first ‘Space Exploration’ event.

Plein OPENair Festival – Brussels

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January, 28 2016

Plein OPENair Festival Plein OPENair is founded by Cinema Nova who is run by a collective of volunteers since 1997. This movie theatre screens mainly independent and undistributed film in Brussels.

Centar za promociju nauke – Belgrade

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January, 28 2016

Centar za promociju nauke – The Center for the Promotion of Science http://www.cpn.rs/?lang=en Serbia’s Strategy for scientific and technological development 2010 to 2015 is in line with the Europe 2020 strategy with the common aim of developing an economy based on knowledge and innovation.

BilbaoTxokoak – Bilbao

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January, 28 2016

BilbaoTxokoak – Bilbao Corners http://bilbaotxokoak.raconspublics.com/ The first edition of the contest took place in 2012-2013, in that moment, and from an urban point of view, Bilbao could be seen as a city that was articulated in large infrastructures of mobility rather than in classic urban tissues.

Le Bistrot du Porche – Nantes

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January, 28 2016

Le Bistrot du Porche – The bistro of the porch www.bruitdufrigo.com The urban development project planned the destruction of one the porches to improve the accessibility of the area from/to the city centre.

Kallio liike – Helsinki

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January, 20 2016

Kallio – liike – Kallio Movement https://www.facebook.com/kallioliike?fref=nf Kallio: The movement was found in 2011 when some of the services offered to people who are excluded or less fortunate, such as the bread line or the refugee- and asylum accommodation in Kallio,

Kallio – liike – Helsinki

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January, 20 2016

Kallio – liike – Kallio Movement https://www.facebook.com/kallioliike?fref=nf Kallio: The movement was found in 2011 when some of the services offered to people who are excluded or less fortunate, such as the bread line or the refugee- and asylum accommodation in Kallio,

C.H.O.S.E experimenting in St.-Etienne

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January, 01 2016

 
The first action of C.H.O.S.E is to launch a call for initiatives for local actors in order to establish an experimental program in 2016 – 2017 (see calendar below)
The result of this call for initiatives was very rich: 4 local actors came forward and presented their initiatives.

Przystanek: Zabawa – Chwarzno- Wiczlino

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December, 23 2015

Przystanek: Zabawa – Bus with Us http://ad12.pl/ The idea of the design of the bus stops was a result of the cooperation with the District Council in the competition Piękna Dzielnica (“Beautiful District”),

Bazilikiada – Izola

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December, 23 2015

Bazilikiada – Basil street event www.izola.info Events have been already taking place in this street for a long time. But they were not as big as the ones that are implemented today.

Annenviertel! – Graz

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December, 23 2015

Annenviertel ! In 2000, one year after rotor, an association for contemporary art based in Graz was founded and opened its first art space in the part of Graz where it is still based today.

Les Bergers Urbains – Ile de France & Roubaix

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December, 23 2015

Les Bergers Urbains – The Urban Sheaperds http://bergersurbains.com Every year some hectares of farmland disappear in favor of urban area extension (85% of the French population lives in urban areas. Source: INSEE).

Les Bergers Urbains – Ile de France & Roubaix

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December, 23 2015

Les Bergers Urbains – The Urban Sheaperds http://bergersurbains.com Every year some hectares of farmland disappear in favor of urban area extension (85% of the French population lives in urban areas. Source: INSEE).

Les Bergers Urbains – Ile de France & Roubaix

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December, 23 2015

Les Bergers Urbains – The Urban Sheaperds http://bergersurbains.com Every year some hectares of farmland disappear in favor of urban area extension (85% of the French population lives in urban areas. Source: INSEE).

Intervenciones Artisticas de la Universidad del Pais Vasco – Bilbao

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December, 23 2015

Intervenciones Artisticas de la Universidad del Pais Vasco – Artistic interventions of the University of the Basque Country Under the framework of Bilbao Art District project, a collaboration with the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of the Basque Country took place in 2014 and 2015 through a contest in which students from that […]