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…

Map Your City Pulse – ONEK festival ’17

Driven by transforming unused public spaces and with an interest in exploring city planning and how citizens interact with it, we took part in ONEK‘s It’s Up to You(th) festival 2017. This passing September 16th, we put on our thinking hats and took our urban tools to Akropolis park in Nicosia. Converting an area of…

In-Communicado urban workshops

The In-Communicado project took form as a one-week event that included interactive workshops, open air screenings, urban actions and researches conducted on both sides of Nicosia.  Urban Gorillas, in collaboration with Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC), invited the multi-award winning Italian director Alessandro Negrini to screen his latest movie ‘TIDES’ and hold a two-day workshop…

Participation in Cultural Diplomacy Platform

In June 2017, Urban Gorillas members were invited to participate in the Cultural Diplomacy Platform (CDP) in Greece connecting institutions and individuals to actively engage in international cultural relations, to assist in policy dialogues and to strengthen communities. By carrying out activities enhancing the EU’s cultural engagement with third countries and their citizens, the platfrom supports EU institutions in the implementation of…