Pame Kaimakli: Adopt an Artist

Urban Gorillas in collaboration with the Kaimakli residents have co-organized Pame Kaimakli festival, 2018 edition, with the theme “Adopt an Artist”. Old Kaimakli became an open gallery, and a hub of creative and social actions. Residents of Kaimakli hosted the works of local and international artists, “adopting an artist” and co-curating exhibitions, installations, and happenings…

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…

PS:MiNi

Urban Gorillas was funded by Tandem Europe program during a year to explore innovative approaches to culture with the Milanese partner Non Riservato. UG and NR have created PS:MiNi Network, to broaden and strengthen expertise with regards to public space (PS) innovation. PS:MiNi (Public Space: Milano-Nicosia) explored the idea of “virtual residencies” inconnection to local…

‘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…