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 …

A Delicious Place Pop-up Cinema

On the closing night of the Pame Kaimakli 2020 Festival, “A Delicious Place”* pop-up cinema, screened a series of eleven short video stories/documentaries relating to the thematic of food and communities. These were produced by A-Place partners and their extended network and focused on the role of food, at a time for environmental, social, economic, …

Pop up cinema

. Pop-up cinema is one of the A-Delicious Place* actions that took place during the timeframe of the Pame Kaimakli festival. During the festival we have presented two movies that looked into the relationships of place, communities and food: “The Lunchbox” and “Arrangiarsi (pizza…and the art of living”.  The Lunchbox was screened on the 9th of …

Pame Kaimakli: Adopt an Artist

Urban Gorillas in collaboration with the Kaimakli residents have co-organized Pame Kaimakli festival, 2018 edition, with the theme “Adopt an Artist”. Old Kaimakli became an open gallery, and a hub of creative and social actions. Residents of Kaimakli hosted the works of local and international artists, “adopting an artist” and co-curating exhibitions, installations, and happenings …

‘Ayios Sozomenos – place of barley’ _ ‘Timeless Encounters’

The CCFT- Creative Center of Fluid Territories in collaboration with the NGO ‘Urban Gorillas’ and the Architecture Department of the University of Nicosia organised the event ‘Ayios Sozomenos – place of barley’ _ ‘Timeless Encounters’ with a series of creative interventions, presentations and exhibitions within Agios Sozomenos, an abandoned cultural heritage site near the Buffer …