Stine Skjødt recounts the cultural year 2017 from the perspective of Frontløberne. How did a bunch of people take on the massive task of redesigning a city space temporarily - and what made them undertake this job in the first place? And more importantly: How can we keep this momentum going forward?
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Forward Theater Company - Beyond the Stage
BY JENNIFER UPHOFF GRAY
@ VOL 12
ON FEB 19, 2015
Forward Theater Company is Madison's professional theater. Each year, the theater devotes significant resources to outreach programming and aprtnerships that take the issues in productions beyond the stage and partnerships that take the issues in the productions beyond the stage and out into our community. These efforts allow the theater to engage with both traditional audiences and new constituents, to provoke constructive dialogue about crithical topics facing Madison and to draw attention to other non-profits.
BY TIMUR GALEEV
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 21, 2015
"Creative clusters" - a phrase that has become a very frequently used in recent years. But not everyone knows its true value.
Timur Galeev spoke about the importance of the concept of the creative cluster for city and shared his ideas about the implementation space in the city.
Spend Nothing, Do Everything: Using Constraints as Momentum for Creativity
BY LAURA READ
@ VOL 25
ON JUN 09, 2016
"When I moved to Edmonton, I had a great time exploring my new city, but after about two years a started to feel a bit stuck. So I gave myself a challenge which would get me out of my routine."
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KnowHow / Youth Programs at the Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking
BY ELIZABETH WRIGHT
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 17, 2016
Elizabeth Wright presents "KnowHow" a local community organization that builds youth leadership and community engagement through the arts. KnowHow youth work at the intersection of creativity and critical thinking to engage with their communities, develop solutions to issues that affect their lives, and build vital life skills. Tonight, KnowHow adult allies will share the inspiration and design behind this work, information about their many programs, and their dreams for the future of their organization and our city.
BY TORBEN VINTER
@ VOL 33
ON MAY 17, 2017
(NOTE: The sound recording for this presentation was sadly lost)
This Pecha Kucha Night was held in the building owned by Frontløberne, an organization in Aarhus for young cultural creators. Torben Vinter is the current leader of Frontløberne, and he shares his own story as well as the story of the organization - the motivations, the goals and the current state of affairs.
BY NINA TOFTE HANSEN
@ VOL 34
ON SEP 13, 2017
"Arternes Aarhus" (ENG: "The species of Aarhus") is about giving a voice to all the species in the city of Aarhus, and not just the humans. Nina Tofte Hansen tells the quirky story of the species-ambassadors of Aarhus, and how other life forms are given consideration through these people. The audience is introduced to both the current Mole- and Dandelion-ambassador, and a tree - which is of course an Aarhusian as much as anybody else in the city.
Aarhus Burns 2018
BY CHRISTIAN DIETRICHSEN
@ VOL 35
ON NOV 21, 2017
Although 2017 has been a great year for Aarhus as European Capital of Culture, Christian Dietrichsen will not kick back and relax. He outlines his dreams and hopes and plans for an Aarhus spin-off of Burning Man, called Aarhus Burns - coming to town in 2018!
BY PAUL NATORP
@ VOL 35
ON NOV 21, 2017
Paul Natorp of Sager der Samler shows and tells about the organization's event called Rethink Activism. Lots of the city's activists came together to create an event programme of enormous passion, showing that the creativity and drive of visionary people is vastly underestimated in comparison to politicians and advisory committees.