A WISH-full Place

A WISH-full Place is a spatial installation in the abandoned shopping centre City Plaza, located in the once thriving commercial centre of Nicosia. In the 90s’ the City Plaza was once the biggest department store in Cyprus, the first one of its kind and the place to be. It has been in operation since 1989 …

ASeedlingPlace* Initiative – in Venice Biennale

The SeedlingPlace* collaborative activity connects the A-Place partnership to the  Urban Gorillas installation in the Cyprus Pavilion – la Biennale di Venezia 2021 . Partners from four A-Place partner cities – Alive Architecture , City Space Architecture ,  Prostorož and Urban Gorillas  met up in Venice and created 140 packets of mixed seeds from their…

Vertical Garden

Vertical Gardens was an action of the A-Delicious Place* project and was the launch event of Pame Kaimakli Festival 2020. It took place in the form of a community-garden planting event. Urban Gorillas envisioned and constructed a structure to activate the main church square of the neighbourhood  through the active participation of the community concerned.…

Workshops with We Circle Collective

One of the video documentaries produced as part of the A Delicious place* actions in relation to the topic of food follows the stories revealed through the workshops conducted in collaboration with We circle Collective. We circle collective is heterogeneous collective undertaking social action through art projects, while tackling socio-political and ecological issues.  The workshops…

Pame Kaimakli 2020

Pame Kaimakli* is a neighbourhood festival launched in 2013 by the residents of the Kaimakli district and Urban Gorillas. From a series of ad-hoc informal events that were taking place in the private houses of the neighbours, the Festival has grown into a well-known event, welcoming acclaimed artists; it became a cross-disciplinary place where local…