CAL FESTIVAL – 20 + 21 June 2013, Utrecht, Holland

Utrecht (the Netherlands) Celebrates Peace with Community Arts – A two?day symposium at which Dutch artists join their colleagues from Afghanistan, Palestine, Guatemala, Peru, Rwanda, Serbia, Northern Ireland and elsewhere to explore what connects them. According to Eugene van Erven (University of Utrecht): “Probably the most complete gathering of artists working in war zones around the world will come to Holland to share their practices, motivations and inspirations for Dutch community arts practitioners and anyone else interested in this kind of work”.

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By Sacha Kagan

Research Associate at the ISCO - Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISKO - Institut für Soziologie und Kulturorganisation), Leuphana University Lueneburg, Sacha Kagan founded the International level of Cultura21, Network for Cultures of Sustainability, as well as the International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST). The focus of his research and cultural work lies in the trans-disciplinary field of arts and (un-)sustainability. Doctor in Philosophy (Leuphana University Lueneburg) with a thesis on the subject of culture, the arts and sustainability under the perspective of complexity ; M.A. in Cultural Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; and Graduate of Sciences Po Bordeaux (political sciences). For Cultura21, Sacha is also coordinating the eBooks series, the regular updates on our multi-lingual website, the English section of our webmagazine and the work of our Lueneburg-based interns.