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Project "Art4Rights - When a space becomes a place"

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Project name:

Art4Rights - When a space becomes a place - Participatory public art

Network for Citizens’ participation in preserving and valorizing EU fundamental rights through participatory public art

 

Lead partner:

Comune di Imola, Italy

Project partners:

1.      Comune di Imola, Italy – lead partner;

2.      Grad Buzet, Croatia;

3.      Municipio da Amadora, Portugal;

4.      Daugavpils pilsētas pašvaldība, Latvija;

5.      Ekokumppanit OY, Finland;

6.      Landkreis Kassel, Germany;

7.      Sweden Emilia Romagna Network / SERN, Italy;

8.      Rural HUB, Ireland;

9.      Linkopings kommun, Sweden.

 

Financed by:

EU programme “Citizenship, Equality, Rights and Values” (CERV) “Networks of Towns strand”

 

Project implementation period:

01.05.2022. – 30.04.2024.

 

Project aim and activities:

The main objective of the Art4Rights is to increase the sense of ownership and mutual understanding about European rights among citizens through the active participation and the revitalization of the symbols of the cities, as well as to promote international co-operation among EU countries and to promote the recognition of Daugavpils in the EU context.    

Consequently, the specific objectives of the project are :

-    to increase citizens’ sense of ownership towards the EU and its values stimulating Critical Thinking and awareness of the importance of cultural heritage to ground democracy;

-            to increase citizens’ interest towards their own city and its history and art expression through the participatory public art while developing mutual understanding based on EU rights with the application at local level of the EU Charter;

-            to participate in international events to exchange experiences and present Daugavpils as a competitive city in the EU and share its experience;

-            to develop an international cooperation among the cities and municipalities involved in the project  in the common issues .

 

Project results:

Project results:

-          increased citizens’ interest towards their own city and its history and art expression through the participatory public art while developing mutual understanding based on EU rights with the application at local level of the EU Charter;

-            collected information on best practices and ideas in the cities and countries involved;

-            Daugavpils presented as a competitive city in the EU;

-            developed an international cooperation among the cities and municipalities involved in the project  in the common issues .

Project coordinator:

Olga Tolmačova, 

65404225, olga.tolmacova@daugavpils.lv 

Contact person:

Jolanta Reča-Lāže

65476801, jolanta.reca-laze@daugavpils.lv 

Press releases:

1. YOU ARE INVITED TO SEND IN IDEAS WITHIN “ART4RIGHTS” PROJECT

2. IMPLEMENTATION OF EU PROGRAMME CERV PROJECT CONTINUES

Project events:

1st event in Landkreis Kassel, 25-28 July 2022

Daugavpils presentation

2nd event in Amadora, Portugal, 21-24 November 2022

Daugavpils presentation

Project's web page:

https://www.art4rights.eu/