Do it your street

Urban gorillas’ five-member youth team has returned after a 10-day residency in St. Etienne, France organized by Crefad Loire and Ici Bientôt. Together with 30 young people across Europe, they have succeeded in transforming the heart of the historic neighborhood of St. Etienne using participatory design processes. They have worked together for the renewal of…

‘Ayios Sozomenos – place of barley’ _ ‘Timeless Encounters’

The CCFT- Creative Center of Fluid Territories in collaboration with the NGO ‘Urban Gorillas’ and the Architecture Department of the University of Nicosia organised the event ‘Ayios Sozomenos – place of barley’ _ ‘Timeless Encounters’ with a series of creative interventions, presentations and exhibitions within Agios Sozomenos, an abandoned cultural heritage site near the Buffer…

‘Tides’ open-air film screenings

Urban Gorillas, in collaboration with Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC), invited the multi-award winning Italian director Alessandro Negrini to screen his latest film ‘TIDES’ and hold a two-day workshop. ‘TIDES’ depicts lives across the divided Northern Ireland and reflects on issues that are going beyond borders and the very concept of it. The film, narrated…

Fall School of Management of Creativity week workshop

The Fall School of Creativity Management offered a rich and diverse one-week program, where participants learn best practices on innovation and creativity through a privileged contact with influential thinkers, creators, academics, professionals and managers. This was achieved through company visits, seminars, and interactive workshops. The 8th edition of the School was held in Strasbourg from the 6th to 11th…

Into Street Art: a research project

Street art is not for eternity and for the museum but reacts to the now-ness of the given moment and a given constellation in the urban life of a specific city. Street art has mostly a poetic-political import. If we concede that street art advances our aesthetic sensibility, then we can argue that street art…