ImmiCreation

ImmiCreation

As a part of the My!Europe project, the Danish Cultural Institute in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will host a debate for the creative minds and others interested in discussing the refugee and immigration crisis in Europe – from the artist’s perspective. Title: ImmiCreation.

The organisers’ idea is that while immigration is discussed passionately all over Europe in the news, on social media, and in the street, art could help us view issues in a new light and turns things on their head.
But how could they do it, - and should they, actually, use their artistic talent to convey opinions and affect public opinion?
Two+two
The debate will be set up between two Danes and two Latvians:
From the Danish side: Christian Have, an expert on branding and storytelling, and Henrik Hartmann, one of the leading lights in Danish Theater and founder of the Contact-Foundation, which is working with documentary theatre all over the world, including Latvia.

From the Latvian side: Ivars Drulle, sculptor and cartoonist, and Andris Gauja, film director, internationally known for his documentary “Family Instinct”. And in addition there will be a public debate.

Moderator will be Zane Peneze, a journalist and film maker.

The event will take place Friday 17.00, October 16 at NABAKLAB, Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica bulvāris 12, Rīga, and is open for all.

The My!Europe project is a project under the EU European for Citizens Program, and consists of 8 European conferences, each with their own topic as a starting point for debate on how to create a more democratic and social EU.

 

Help Translate!

This article hasn't been translated to German, Danish, Bulgarian, Czech, Latvian and Dutch yet or is open for improvments in these languages.

MyEurope! relies on volunteers to translate articles. Please press the button to help.

Translate this article!

Post your comment

Comments

No one has commented on this page yet.