EMPATHEAST 2019: Radical Imagination - Emergency exits from a messed up world

EMPATHEAST 2019

CATAPULT

A safe space for young social entrepreneurs and support of good ideas   CATAPULT is a "scene" prepared especially for the presentation of...

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Art Innovation Challenge

Art Innovation Challenge is an initiative of Ideas Factory which supports socially engaged artistic...

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International Art Residency

For a second year in a row our international artistic residency hosts 4 artists from the Tandem Europe network for 20 days in the European...

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World Café

World Cafe is an inspiring, effective and flexible format for discussing noteworthy topics with conclusions in a large group of people, whose goal is...

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Manifesto for a better world

What do you want to change? How do you want to change it? Short, punchy and to-the-point, manifestos are a great way of advocating for a new, and...

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Design for change

Design for Change is an international movement aimed at developing the skills and confidence of...

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Baba Auction

Baba auction is a charity initiative that combines rediscovering old valuables with aiding the Baba residence project. Each person can participate...

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Barefoot love

An exhibition showing portraits of elderly couples, a part of “Baba Residence” “Baba Residence” – an initiative which for a 5th consecutive...

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SHRINKING FREE media space and us

The global tendency shows that civil spaces and civil rights are shrinking from a number of different marginal perspectives, which were marginal up...

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Women supporting women: a strategy for peace and sustainability

In June 2018 Marina, Elena and Kirina from Academy ‘Ekaterina Karavelova’ decided to organise a community event, which would give the floor to two...

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Village cinema: “Why would Friday be so lovely” and "Unlock the stage"

Movie night with discussions: 17.00 h - "Why would Friday be so lovely" - dir. Boryana Pandova and Ivan...

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CLOSING with Storycatchers

We will reflect, catch and kiss goodbye our impressions, ideas, thoughts with Storycatchers. And EMPATHEAST will be closed so that we can continue...

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Micropolitics of cultural work / workshop

A workshop led by István Szakáts - an artist, curator and cultural producer from Romania -  for citizen / artists / cultural workers /...

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Intergenrational party with BG music from the 50/ 60-ies

Come join us for more than a rare Friday evening. Come dance while listening to not well-known Bulgarian music. Our special guest will be the...

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Prototype the future

Yoanna Sigridova from Children Architecture workshop will lead a worshop, which builds upon narratives of an ideal future through physical materials...

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A unique methodology of effective learning - with ICAL

Could learning be a discovery, joy, a game for both children and parents... and to be even more effective this way? How could we create an...

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Baba-storytelling: reading of village stories

The participants in Baba Residence, a.k.a residents, will read their documentary stories, born out of the heartful meetings and co-living with local...

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Biodanza / Communication beyond words

Play, authenticity, freedom, power, creativity. Vitality, happy people, fulfilled individuals. Human dignity, deep-rooted individuals developing...

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What do I dream about? - an ehibition of children from Pencho Slaveykov SS

The students from Pencho Slaveykov secondary scool in Stolipinovo neighbourhood love and are skilled at communicating through art.  This exhibition...

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Speakers

Angelos Varvarousis Postive radicality in Greece "after" the crisis
Vera Petkantchin The future is networked local
Will Buckingham We are made of stories! Let's tell new ones!
Jason Nardi Solidarity economy models
Hannah Stevens We are made of stories! Let's tell new ones!
Bhushan Trivedi Solutions to energy poverty
Nadezhda Maksimova Alternative choices - from toothpaste to communication. Collective bank of knowledge network
Galina Dimitrova-Dimova New radical art?
István Szakáts Micropolitics of cultural work
Yanina Taneva-Georgieva Social glue tactics: radical answers to radical isolation

Schedule

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