The Donostia-San Sebastian 2016 programme “Cultura para la convivencia” (Culture for co-existence) promotes better ways of living together through art and culture. Three lighthouses will reflect the values underpinning the programme: the Lighthouse of Life (the individual and society), the …

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As part of the CORNERS Serbia/Kosovo project the artistduo SIMKA (Simon Häggbom and Karin Lind) is travelling to the city of Prizren in Kosovo. In December 10-12 they will make an ”expert visit” (train the trainer) and work with teachers, youth leaders, filmclubs and other people working in a social context with culture.

– It will be exciting to, for a few days, work and inspire others with our art and our way of working, said Simon and Karin. In april 2016 SIMKA will work, together with other CORNERS artists (Mila Pavićević and …

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This December, three CORNERS artists, Julie Myers, Lucyna Kolendo and Bojan Mucko, will be at mima in Middlesbrough to develop their project Voiceover. The artists collect narratives about specific places connected with local industry, landscape, everyday life and work from the personal perspective of the workshop participants.

This December, three CORNERS artists, Julie Myers, Lucyna Kolendo and Bojan Mucko, will be at mima in Middlesbrough to develop their project Voiceover. The artists collect narratives about specific places connected with local industry, landscape, everyday life and work from the personal perspective of the workshop participants.

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CORNERS Belfast was our third big event, and seven more are yet to be organized in next two years. This was a huge process of learning for all of us – especially in the field of producing art in public and unusual spaces, which is often unpredictable, no matter how skilled and experienced you are. On the other hand, we learned a lot in the field of working with audiences, which is at the same time rewarding and surprising.

CORNERS Belfast was our third big event, and seven more are yet to be organized in next two years. This was a huge process of learning for all of us – especially in the field of producing art in public and unusual spaces, which is often unpredictable, no matter how skilled and experienced you are. On the other hand, we learned a lot in the field of working with audiences, which is at the same time rewarding and surprising.

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One of the key aspects of CORNERS is audience participation and co-creation with artists. Many of our projects are designed in a way to carry the stories from one corner of Europe into another, so co -creation with the audience and their input are crucial for the content. For some time we’ve been thinking about how to get the feedback from the audiences. How to find out what they liked and what was not so great about our work? But we were also thinking how to design an evaluation tool that would be interesting and that would leave something for the person making the survey.

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In August 2015 CORNERS went to Prizren, a small town in Kosovo. As a part of the biggest cultural event there, DokuFest, three CORNERS co-creations were presented: Papyrint, Birdhouse Gallery and Oh My Home!. CORNERS artists spent a week there, working with kids and locals, and co-creating participatory works. Here are some moments from their time spent in Prizren.

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In October 2015 Belfast International Arts Festival will host CORNERS event!

A selection of projects, all of which are free to the public, are featured in CORNERS Belfast event, which largely take place in non-traditional and public spaces across the city.

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In April 2012, as part of CORNERS Research and Development, Xpedition Balkan visited Kosovo. 30 artists and cultural worker, among many other places, came to Prizren to hear it’s story, to find more about its history, culture, life… Three years later, from 8th to 16th of August 2015, CORNERS returns, eager to re-tell the stories heard in the place that acted as a great inspiration.

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CORNERS LIVE is a growing online space for CORNERS projects and artwork. It is an exciting new way to find out more about our projects and become part of the CORNERS creative community.

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For their exhibition “Put yourself in my place” produced within CORNERS, Ida Hansson and Milijana Babic received the “Ivo Kalina” award for the best contemporary art exhibition in in 2013 and 2014. In Rijeka City Hall on 9th of June, mayor of Rijeka Vojko Obersnel handed them the award.

For their exhibition “Put yourself in my place” produced within CORNERS, Ida Hansson and Milijana Babic received the “Ivo Kalina” award for the best contemporary art exhibition in in 2013 and 2014. In Rijeka City Hall on 9th of June, mayor of Rijeka Vojko Obersnel handed them the award.

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As part of the Corners of Europe project, Donostia / San Sebastián, European Capital of Culture 2016 has organised a seminar where three European experts will share their visions and proposals for which strategies to use when it comes to connecting cultural projects and the public.

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Artists involved in “In Bewtween” co-creation are building a special environment in common space, encouraging people to get together, to re-invent the common. In “Oh My Home – Lost and Found is” artists are reclaiming public space as a meeting …

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