Engine Room Europe seminar “Creative Strategies of Sustainability”

Call for participants

10th – 15th of September 2012,  ufaFabrik, Berlin, Germany

Deadline of the call: April 23rd already !

Within the framework of the Engine Room Europe project of the European network Trans Europe Halles, the German partner ufaFabrik Berlin, organises a week of seminar around the theme “Culture and sustainability”, and more specifically on the “Creative strategies of sustainability for artistic and cultural centres in Europe”.

This seminar for cultural operators proposes a common reflection and a time of intense experiences sharing around the potential “creative strategies of sustainability” that the participants can initiate for their own professional backgrounds. It is a unique opportunity for a relevant work, discussion and discovery of some practical examples of existing practices. It will be composed by six full-days of activities including: workshops, lectures, exploring sustainable places and projects in Berlin, initiation about straw bale building, artistic expression, social interaction and more.

The number of the participants is limited to 20 and the deadline for filling-up the online registration is the 23rd of April 2012. The language of the seminar will be English.

If you are interested, you can fill out an application for the seminar following this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHdKWkcyUk1HR29yX3JFc3poZVNOd2c6MQ

More details in these 2 documents (PDF files):

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.