Women NGOs active in peace-building presentation: A Georgian-Abkhazian study visit

Our office welcomed twenty women from Georgia and Abkhazia on Saturday November 4th 2017, as part of their study visit in the island to meeting women in pioneering positions and NGOs active in bi-communal actions. Kindly approached we prepared a morning of getting to know Kaimakli (our work neighbourhood) and a short presentation of our…

Feature in architecture & design magazine, Synthesis

Upon the topic of the use of urban spaces, architecture and design magazine Συνθέσεις (Synthesis) kindly invited Urban Gorillas for a feature in April 2017 to unravel our actions, mission and vision.Talking about past projects in the city and planning new creative work, we reveal our aims and hopes for urban spaces and how we…

The Island: Co-curating the Garibaldi Journal

As part of the Independent project, a research project focusing on the identification and promotion of independent spaces and thinking, MAXXI museum publishes the online journal, Garibaldi, that investigates a range of perspectives, different themes and geographical contexts. The third issue focuses on the notion of the island. Topos of independence, the Island is investigated as in its terrestrial…

Participation at NGO Programme in Hungary

6th and 7th of April. Budapest, Hungary Urban Gorillas participated in the Closing Conference of the NGO Programme in Hungary by presenting the Green Urban Lab, a project made possible by the funding of EEA grants. This 2-day conference that presented an overview of the achievements made under the Hungarian NGO programme. Day 1 of…