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The Mobile Mosque
was created as a solution to one of the problems of Houston residents (collected during CounterCurrent Festival in Houston in April 2016) by Syrian refugees in Serbia. Generator formed a Syrian think tank in a daily center for refugees in Serbia in June 2016. The Mobile Mosque was presented at the CounterCurrent Festival in Houston, USA in April 2017.
The Objective of GTT activities is to collect the first world problems (primarily USA) and ask for the solutions in third world countries and then implement them in the States.
Hosting a film festival on human rights - Free Zone (2010-2016) in Vranje. www.slobodnazona.rs
Streets, mapping and connecting young creative scenes in Europe, 2013/2014
a project implemented in the Netherlands, Germany, Croatia and Serbia and supported by EU programme “Culture”, Open Society Foundation and national Ministries (value: 100.000 EUR).
About the project: streetsconnectingscenes.org
Art jam in Vranje in 2013, with Milos Tomic, Serbian visual artist who presented Serbia at Venice Biennial in 2013: www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbq_Eyc7kDg
Balkan Streets Festival, 2009-2014
project aimed at empowering young music scene in South Serbia. Balkan Streets brings a broad variety of artists from all over Europe together in several towns across the Balkans. The annual festival gives young talent a chance to share the stage with famous musicians and perform for a huge audience in their own town. “Streets” is an amazing show for all young people, regardless of their ethnic or economic background. Balkan Streets Festival gives a significant creative boost to the local cultural scene. “Streets” is not just a music festival. Around the stage there is space for a variety of activities, from juggling to break dancing and from graffiti art to street theater. Musicians and other artists have the opportunity to participate in jam sessions and workshops about promotion, marketing and networking. During the NGO fairs youth organizations can present their work to the audience.” About the concept and history on the following link: http://streets.platformspartak.eu/site/3-CONCEPT.htm A video taken at the Vranje BSF in 2012: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MC81uuOwABs The most significant result is a development of young music scene.
VIVISECT, 2011 - 2013
Hosting a film festival about human rights, VIVISECT, 2011 - 2013 http://www.vivisectfest.org/vivisectfest-2
IZ, KA, ZA, 2011/ 2012
project with different partners. Generator implemented a ‘Public Faculty 3’ of Dutch visual artist Jeanne van Heeijsweek in 2012. Van Heeijsweek won the award for engaged art in 2011. http://www.jeanneworks.net/projects/public_faculty_no._3 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZdg9beKNZw
Dance for life, 2010-2013
a world-wide campaign against HIV using dance as a tool for raising the awareness of young people. Recognition of 1st December – AIDS day in Vranje, Serbia, as a part of campaign: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9o7e2jwY4E
New creative choices– Inclusion of Roma through theater, 2011-2012
supported by Open Society Foundation from Budapest, where a group of young Roma and Serbs worked together on engaged theatre performances on the topic of ethnic minorities’ rights. Six workshop leaders were trained in theatre techniques prior to the work with young people. The lead partner was CEDEUM – Centre for drama in education and art.
Music without borders, 2010-2012
project supported by European Union/IPA programme, where Generator was acting as a partner in Serbia. More about the project: http://www.kulturaktiv.org/?p=347 PIN music conference Skopje, 2012: https://www.facebook.com/events/188970751228210 Conference in Vukovar, 2011, Photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.329142250445421.99313.216764715016509&type=3
Golden mine, 2008 / 2010
supported by Pro Helvetia and Swiss progamme for culture and implemented by OGI, Nis. The project was implemented in South-East Serbia with the overall aim of capacity building in the field of culture. NGO Generator was a partner for the activities in City of Vranje. Within this project many public events were organized, such were concerts, virtual exhibitions of important visual artists, film projections and festivals. Besides organizing the events, the project had the activities such were capacity building for cultural institutions and calls for proposals.
“Do you practice what you preach?” - 2007
, as a part of larger project in the field of human rights. Young visual artist Nikoleta Markovic led the workshops with local population and the results were in the form of audio work, stencils, fanzin etc. American artist Christopher Robbins (Ghana Think Tank) took a part and his work can be found on the following link: http://othergreens.com/projects.php?id=cinema
Urban Art Fest, 2004
Vranje with 4 events: book presentation (Vladimir Paskaljevic), concert for piano – Eric Satie (Branka Parlic), concert - duo in piano and exhibition of art group SHKART, the most important contemporary art collective from Serbia.