We are thrilled to announce the launch of our project, (In)Visible Traces: Artistic Memories of the Cold War, in partnership with Documenta – Center for Dealing with the Past (Croatia), Erkenntnis durch Erinnerung e.V. (Bautzner Straße Dresden), ARAC – Association for Contemporary Art in Bucharest (Romania), Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (Croatia) and the artist Andrea Kulunčić, within the framework of the Creative Europe program. The primary aim of this project is to involve artists, art professionals, cultural heritage researchers, youth, educators, policymakers, and other European citizens in a reflection and discussion about European cultural heritage, particularly focusing on

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We invite interested participants, up to 30 years old, to apply for the photography training offered as part of the project (In)Visible Traces: Artistic Memories of the Cold War. The project is organized by BLOCKFREI – Association for Culture and Communication in partnership with Documenta – Center for Dealing with the Past (Croatia), Erkenntnis durch Erinnerung e.V. (Bautzner Straße Dresden), ARAC – Association for Contemporary Art in Bucharest (Romania), Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (Croatia) and the artist Andrea Kulundzic.   ABOUT THE PROJECT The project deals with the historical, political, social and cultural aspects of

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With this call, we invite visual and performing artists to take part in the Creative Europe project (In)visible traces. Artistic memories of the cold war realized by BLOCKFREI – Association for Culture and Communication in partnership with Documenta – Center for Dealing with the Past (Croatia), Erkenntnis durch Erinnerung e.V. (Bautzner Straße Dresden), ARAC – Association for Contemporary Art in Bucharest (Romania), Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (Croatia) and the artist Andrea Kulundzic. The project deals with the historical, political, social and cultural aspects of the Cold War period, focusing on the memory of marginalized and forgotten cultural heritage sites.

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Monday, 22. 05. 2023 12 – 1.30pm Cultural Center Spittelberg im Amerlinghaus Stiftgasse 8 1070 Vienna   In the framework of the ongoing project “My City Through Time”, part of the ERASMUS + program of the European Union, BLOCKFREI is organizing a presentation / workshop intended for youth workers (teachers, lecturers, art educators, etc.) on Monday, the 22nd of May, in the premises of the Cultural Center Spittelberg im Amerlinghaus, (Stiftgasse 8, 1070 Vienna), in a period from 12 to 1.30pm. Through the project we will create knowledge, methods and recommendations with which we want to develop the awareness

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BLOCKFREI is one of seven partners developing a two-year project “My City Through Time. Exploring our cities through historic and civic education (MCT)” realized in the framework of ERASMUS + program of the European Union. The project aims to contribute to the recognition and improvement of youth work and its practices and to strengthen the link between youth work and civic and historic education. It wants to provide the partner and other organizations working with youth with new skills, competencies, working methods, and materials related to youth work and historic and civic education.

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Tuesday, 20. December 2022, 7 pm Online (Zoom event) Vienna, Austria   Nastia Khlestova is the curator and founder of the independent art space 127 Garage in Kharkiv, focused on working with emerging artists and community-based practices. Over the past years, Nastia studied the functioning of self-organized spaces in different countries of Europe in order to understand their experiences and put it into practice. During the last three months, she has scanned the Viennese art scene in the scope of the residency program Curators’ Agenda Research Residency: Vienna 2022, adding a new position to her

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Wanderings through Ukrainian Art is a collaborative project created in a partnership between BLOCKFREI and the online media platform Artslooker from Ukraine dedicated to the promotion of Ukrainian contemporary art and culture in the international context.   In the framework of this project, five international art critics, whose activities had been connected with the BLOCKFREI, have chosen five Ukrainian artists each to meet, talk, analyze their practices and present a result of the research in five articles, thus giving an outside perspective and contributing to efforts of putting the quality artists of the Ukrainian contemporary art scene

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Duration: February - November  2022 Location: Vienna, Austria   Curators' Agenda: Research Residency Vienna / C'A RR Vienna is a research residency program for up to 3 selected international curators whose current practice/research is dealing with a specific topic related to the city of Vienna.   The residency will take place between February - November  '22, offering a 3-month time slot for each participant. During their residency, the curators will engage in both theoretical and empirical research relevant to their own projects. By fostering an insight into the contemporary Viennese art community testifying to the rich

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Reshaping the Image of Democratic Revolutions 1989: European contemporary Perspectives and forgotten Lessons from the Past   The project “Reshaping the Image of Democratic Revolutions 1989: European contemporary Perspectives and forgotten Lessons from the Past” seeks to remind European citizens about the democratic revolutions 1989-1990 as a period of arduous struggles for pluralistic democracy and peaceful coexistence in Europe with the aim to strengthen the contemporary commitment of the European citizens to the preservation of democratic pluralism and democratic institutions. While fostering the transnational dialogue of European citizens about 1989 and its

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Studio das weisse haus in cooperation with BLOCKFREI has invite Malou Solfjeld (alumni curator of Curators' Agenda program) from February 03 until April 21, 2020 as Curator in Residence. The aim of the residency is to develop a group exhibition in das weisse haus from April 15 to June 06, 2020 with artists, who are currently / or have been included in the program of studio das weisse haus, based on the proposed concept. This first idea will be further developed and finalized during the residency. During her two-month residency, Malou Solfjeld dives

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