MAPS: Mobile ‘Agora’ for Participatory Spaces

We are super proud and delighted to be the first organisation in Cyprus to receive the prestigious Commonwealth Foundation grant! Our project proposal for MAPS: Mobile ‘Agora’ for Participatory Spaces has been one of the 17 projects accepted for funding -out of over 780 applications- and a new project is about to begin! A few …

New initiative – collection of information!

As part of a new initiative, we started collecting information about visions of the citizens regarding living in urban environments in Cyprus. We are excited to examine and analyse the needs of the citizens, and create a database which we consider as vital information for the shaping of our cities. *The first data collection took …

Erasmus+ project: ‘Creative placemaking – the path to active European Citizenship’

The Urban Gorillas team is in Finland within the framework of the Erasmus project ‘Creative placemaking – the path to active European Citizenship’. With us is the local Finnish partner Suomen Kulttuuriperintökasvatusken Seura (Finish Association of Cultural Heritage) and the coordinating team is KA-MATRIX from Croatia. Together we are planning to build a common participatory …

‘Travel Diaries’

‘Travel Dairies’ is a new project which will consist of a series of narratives: urban and rural landscapes which will take place in Kaimakli. The first travel diary event is scheduled for next Sunday, September 11, where the Christoforou/Hatzichristou family, following their trip to Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador, will share with the attendees thoughts and …

ECRN – Rooftop Artist Residency – Announcement of Selected Artists!

We are excited to announce the results of the Rooftop Residency open call. Starting from the end of the month of June we will host two amazing artists, in Nicosia, within the framework of the European co- funded Program ECRN MEET THE ARTISTS: Artist Shiro Masuyama 増山士郎 Shiro’s artistic practice ranges from performance to sculpture, …

PAME KAIMAKLI 2022: OPEN CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

July 8th – 12th, 2022 & Selected days for workshops in June Πάμε Καϊμακλί / Let’s Go Kaimakli is a neighbourhood festival launched in 2013 by the residents of the Kaimakli district and since 2015 in collaboration with Urban Gorillas. From a series of ad-hoc informal events taking place in the private houses of the …