Resource Name: Art is Us – Art for Local Innovation
Type of resource: E-learning portal, web platform, virtual library
Organisation/Authors: Zavod Za Avtorsko Produkcijo Izobrazevanje Inovativnost In Sodelovanje – APIS (Coordinator – Slovenia), Jugend-& Kulturprojekt e.V. (Germany), Melting Pro Learning Societa Cooperativa (Italy), ART AND ACTION NETWORK – Balloon people (Greece), Research Innovation and Development Lab (Greece), Centrul Pentru Promovarea Invatarii Permanente Timisoara Asociatia (Romania)
Category: Social innovation and community regeneration through arts and culture
Language: English, Greek, Italian, German, Slovene, Romanian
Brief description: The Art is Us project aims to use the transformative force of culture for community generation to respond to the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had both on artists and the cultural sector and on social inclusion and cohesion. The project as a learning programme supports a state-of-the-art educational approach that focuses on the needs of the learners, providing 4 microlearning courses for artists, community leaders, and art educators, to equip them with certain competencies and skills to be successful innovators in their communities. It enhances social inclusion by fostering innovative, arts-based participatory, and intercultural dialogue approaches.
Target Groups: youth leaders, young people, CCSs, art educators