Through associations, educational establishments, institutions of all types and individual endeavours, hundreds of people have collaborated to roll out the transnational cultural platform ‘Corners of Europe’, which took place from 19 September to 2 October in San Sebastian. Diverse motives and desires have lead a varied group of volunteers to participate in this initiative, which aims to weave together cultural ‘corners’ of Europe.

Citizen participation was one of the main driving forces that created and carried out the ‘Corners of Europe’ cultural platform in the Gipuzkoa capital. “I completely identify with the project because, although I come from a Caribbean island, I’m Dutch, …

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The “Corners of Europe” initiative has brought several projects from different places in Europe to the Amara district in San Sebastian. Local residents and agents took part and developed these projects within San Sebastian 2016, European Capital of Culture. From 19 September to 2 October, local residents from Amara enjoyed dance performances, guided tours, exhibitions and projections, in which almost 30 artists were involved.

The “Corners of Europe” initiative has brought several projects from different places in Europe to the Amara district in San Sebastian. Local residents and agents took part and developed these projects within San Sebastian 2016, European Capital of Culture. From 19 September to 2 October, local residents from Amara enjoyed dance performances, guided tours, exhibitions and projections, in which almost 30 artists were involved.

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Corners of Europe is a platform that insists on collaboration projects with the idea of connecting artists from various geographic corners of Europe, with different professional backgrounds and artistic approaches. It encourages the networking of individuals who express themselves in …

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Our reality is structured by interactions, relations, and tactics. Sometimes we decide about them consciously, but often we merely adopt them, using them to interfere with each other within the communities that we belong to. Can art become a part …

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Put yourself in my place, a performance by Milijana Babić and Ida Hansson produced for the Corners platform, explores the social perception of art in Croatia and Sweden.

Besides being based on the idea of decentralization achieved through research on the marginal areas of Europe – beyond its cultural, political, and social centres – the Corners platform seeks to de-aestheticize art and aestheticize the everyday by presenting art …

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Over the last month as part of my work on CORNERS I have witnessed the development of an incredible body of collaborative artwork. I’ve seen the first iteration of a number of pieces as I visited Stockholm and the Stockholm County municipality of Haninge. I also discussed concepts and ambitions with project leaders during a trip to Donostia / San Sebaistan. I am working on this project thanks to Isis Arts who asked me to work with them to develop a ‘Digital Extension’ for Corners (With the amazing support of our friends at Sourcefabric).

Over the last month as part of my work on CORNERS I have witnessed the development of an incredible body of collaborative artwork. I’ve seen the first iteration of a number of pieces as I visited Stockholm and the Stockholm County municipality of Haninge. I also discussed concepts and ambitions with project leaders during a trip to Donostia / San Sebastian. I am working on this project thanks to Isis Arts who asked me to work with them to develop a ‘Digital Extension’ for Corners (With the amazing support of our friends at Sourcefabric).

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So, while we are fixing the last details of our collaborative actions, we can think more deeply about the process of creating works that can involve local communities and connect people at the corners of Europe. The Participation Lab with …

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It is not only the audience, the public that attends to arts venues, such as exhibitions, events, educational or divulgative gatherings (for not talking about auctions and art fairs) that is relatively small in numbers – it is commonly estimated …

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