• Culture

    Artist in Residence, July 2016: Ondřej Buddeus

    Welcome to Vienna! Ondřej Buddeus from Czech Republic is artist in residence at the Q21 / MuseumsQuartier in July. Buddeus is an author, translator from German and Norwegian, poet, artist, organizer and literary activist, editor and essayist. He works at the Alfred ve dvoře Theatre, is editor in the Psí víno Journal for contemporary poetry […]more
  • Europe, Social Development

    Welcome to Austria: because everyone counts!

    Third updated edition of info cards “Willkommen in Österreich: weil jeder Mensch zählt!” is out and available at ERSTE Foundation. Already EUR 190.000 spent for integration projects in Austria co-organised by volunteering Erste Group and savings banks staff. The majority of the people who fled their home countries in 2015 to seek refuge and safety […]more
  • Culture

    Exhibition in Budapest: Our Heart Is a Foreign Country

    tranzit.hu’s international group exhibition “Our Heart Is a Foreign Country” presents the intimate field of play that unfolds in friendships; a place where can depart from the expectations, ideals and norms of society, and can really be ourselves. Exhibition and events: Our Heart Is a Foreign Country Friendship as an alternative in a normal world […]more
  • Social Development

    Roma Inclusion through Community Gardening. A Talk in Budapest

    What is community gardening and how can it help to fight for Roma inclusion? On 22 June, in Budapest, a panel of experts discussed the topic of community sustained organic  gardening and agriculture and shared inspiring stories. Melinda Kassai from Butterfly Development (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County), Emőke Both and Patrisz Kanalas from BAGázs (Budapest) and Márton Gosztony […]more
  • Europe

    3 – 4 July: Civil Society Forum Paris 2016

    Moving in when others are moving out? Enlargement fatigue or Europe fatigue? Democratic backsliding or captured states? Migrant crisis or humanitarian crisis? The relationship of the Balkan countries with other European countries has always been an indication of where Europe is heading and the way it sees itself and the world. At a moment of […]more
  • Social Development

    Unusual Cooperation Wins Czech PR Award 2016!

    Pragulic is a social enterprise in Prague that challenges the stereotypes associated with homelessness by enabling people to experience the world from a homeless perspective. In 2013, the initiative was one of the winners of the ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration. Part of the award was not just prize money but also PR support […]more
  • Culture

    Creativity Exercises: Spaces of Emancipatory Pedagogies

    How to break down the routine of the education system in which frontal teaching and data-learning are still the generic formats of gaining knowledge? Referring to the examples from the visual arts and architecture, the exhibition “Creativity Exercises” demonstrates how open and participatory forms of learning such as different techniques of montage, movement exercises, utopian […]more
  • Culture

    tranzit.ro: Fragments of a Life

    Through personal narratives and biographical material, the multi-site and multi-media contemporary art exhibition explores the impact on the destinies of future generations of survivors of the events of June 27-June 30, 1941 in Iași, when about 13,000 Jews were killed by the Romanian authorities at the behest of Marshal Ion Antonescu, Romania’s leader, in the […]more
  • Europe

    Academy of Central European Schools honours outstanding cross-border school initiatives

    On June 2nd, 2016, five cross-border school projects received awards for special achievements by the Academy of Central European Schools (aces). aces promotes innovative learning and cross-border school cooperation in Central Europe. At the aces Academy in Senec, an international jury selected the most outstanding projects in terms of student participation, international cooperation, civil courage, […]more
  • Culture

    Book Launch: When Attitudes Become the Norm

    We are happy to announce the presentation of the first book within the IZA Editions that is being published by the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory (Ljubljana) and Archive Books (Berlin). Book launch: When Attitudes Become the Norm: The Contemporary Curator and Institutional Art by Beti Žerovc Saturday, June 11, 2016, 7pm Anagram Books Lausitzer Str. […]more