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…

ACT&ART workshop in Vršac, Serbia

19th Feb – 26th Feb A series of workshops looking at alternative and creative ways to approach the subject of human rights took place in the last week of February 2017. Organized by Serbian NGO Balkan Urban Movement, the training invited young participants aged 18-35, representing NGOs and youth groups from 12 different countries to come together.…

Workshop: Inflating the Public_II

10-16 November 2014 Architecture Research Centre of the University of Nicosia Led by Marco Canevacci, architect and founder of Plastique Fantastique, Berlin Urban Gorillas NGO in collaboration with the Architecture Department of the University of Nicosia hosted a second specialised workshop all about inflatable (pneumatic) architecture in November 2014. The workshop was led by Berlin-based architect Marco Canevacci, founder of…

Rethinking Architecture Workshop: Inflating the Public_I

8 September 2014 – 19 September 2014 Architecture Research Centre of the University of Nicosia With guest instructor from Rome, Daniele Mancini, architect and specialist in inflatable structures The participants were asked to conceive, design and construct flexible inflatable structures that were installed at various locations in Nicosia in a three-day pop-up event. The working material…

Physical Theatre and Voice Workshop / 12-13 October 2013

The Bodymind of the performer and the act of Pleasure with Aliki Dourmazer In the spirit of creative expression, the Gorillas Team hosted their first Physical Theatre* workshop in Nicosia in October 2013.The activity involves the absolute focus of the body and mind simultaneously. To be achieved in a group, the exercise demands the live presence of…