Αrt, Graffiti in the City

Αrt, Graffiti in the City ( Τέχνη, Γκράφιτι στην Πόλη ) (AGC) is a non-profit which adheres to the motto that, if you want to know more about a city, you should look at its walls. It was founded at the end of 2021, with previous varied, academic and research output. It’s base is in Athens, Greece, but is also active in other cities in Greece and abroad.

Active in the fields of arts and culture within public space. In particular, AGC investigates, processes and assesses, in an interdisciplinary manner, the diverse effects of graffiti, in its various manifestations, as well as street art, interact with preserved monuments, urban landmarks, antiquities, and public works of art, as well as affects on local businesses, residents, visitors, and tourists.

The field of research are selected historical city centers, in Greece and abroad. To fulfill its scopes, AGC collaborates with various domestic and international institutions and organizations, academics and artists.

The Garden Project

The Garden Project model is a community-based response to crime, unemployment and underemployment that links the stewardship of the environment and to the stewardship of the community. The United States Department of Agriculture hailed The Garden Project as “one of the most innovative and successful community-based crime prevention programs in the country.”

As a Citizen TALES member, Cathrine Sneed is seeking to expand her The Garden Project Earth Stewards program to her current home of Massachusetts, serving to empower at risk youth and young adults through environmentally-based job and life skills training.

As a Citizen TALES member, Susan Lander will focus on community building and advocacy, strengthening the collaboration with The Garden Project Earth Stewards, founded by Cathrine Sneed in San Francisco, and which offers development of programs in Massachusetts.

Červená Barva Press

Červená Barva Press has partnered with Citizen TALES Commons and will host the forthcoming Citizen TALES Journal.

CULTURE HOUSE

Culture House improves livability in local communities by facilitating the creation of public social infrastructure through the transformation of unused spaces into vibrant places to work, play, and foster connections. CultureHouse is interested in using their space to support the work of Citizen TALES Commons and to explore the role of public space and design in how we understand citizenship and community.

Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies (IEMS)

The mission is to promote and support the study of the Eastern Mediterranean and neighboring regions by building on the liberal arts mission of Emmanuel College and leveraging the academic and innovative power of Boston.

Missing Link

We are passionate about using our creative and intellectual skills for social good, educating the wider public, and making the world safe for human differences.

PalmArt Press

PalmArt Press is a young international literary press based in Berlin. The focus of the publishing program is literature, poetry, art books and a bibliophile series (Edition Hauser). Not only does PalmArtPress publish translated books from/into either German or English, but it also publishes English books, focusing on the English-reading culture in Germany and Europe.PalmArtPress also houses a gallery, where the exhibitions are usually associated with a new publication; therewith readings and concerts take place in a salon-like atmosphere. The concept of PalmArtPress is to combine different art genres together. The 'Einblattdruck' (broadsheets) project contributes especially to this: The various international writers and artists with their diverse approaches create an interdisciplinary mosaic, a cosmos of images.

RHONEFESTIVAL

Concert Concept & Outreach for Classical Music Festival in the 21st Century

The RHONEFESTIVAL was launched in 2017 in the midst of the Swiss Alps. It is currently planning its third season for 2020. The festival consists of traditional concerts based on specially researched themes and revealing events around the recital as well as reaching out to transdisciplinary and new concepts during open air concerts at 2000 meters above sea level or combining Poetry Slam and the art of song.
Yet this is just the beginning of a long and touching story about the art of song.
Respecting the local audience and their cultural background the Rhonefestival would like to expand its perception of music and to create concepts that are appropriate for its customs of concentration as well as for a larger audience, proving topicality of the art of song within the 21st century. Rhonefestival Director, Franziska Heinzen, partnered with Citizen TALES Commons because she considers it as a think-tank that can encourage the Phonefestival’s concepts and can expand its horizons.

The Engagement Lab

The Engagement Lab at Emerson College is a research-based design lab that is focused on studying and designing media and technology that is reshaping civic life.

The Treasury, NYC

Its mission is to present, produce, promote, all things good and praiseworthy.