The On The Point international network of young creatives comes together for the first time at the URB festival in Bruges. The creative brief for this workshop can be found here.
Here’s the programme of our meet-up:
SATURDAY APRIL 6
Everyone arrives at Het Entrepot (Binnenweg 4, 8000 Brugge). We’ll have breakfast here, we’ll do the tour of Het Lab (the co-art space) the youngsters can relax and walk around the Entrepot building and get to know each other.
We head to De Tank in centre Bruges to have lunch
Mini-conference “SMALL CITY, BIG ART”
14:30 – 14:50:
“How Plan B festival transforms a small village to the epicentre of contemporary art” (Leontien Allemeersch from Plan B festival)
14:50 – 15:10:
“Small city, big creativity? The case of BUDA art centre” (Kristof Jonckheere from BUDA)
15:10 – 15:30:
“Repurposing empty spaces for social & artistic transformation in cities” (Amissa Verstraete from Toestand vzw)
15:30 – 15:50:
15:50 – 16:10:
“How multidisciplinary ONKRUID projects nurture creativity in (smaller) cities” (Jochem Daelman from Onkruid.Studio)
16:10 – 16:30:
“How can policy makers and place partners nurture and keep young artists in smaller cities?” (Donna Close)
SUNDAY APRIL 7
We’ll have breakfast together
Workshop facilitated by iDrops (http://idrops.org/) : they will facilitate our team in brainstorming, conceptualizing, prototyping, … and will make sure that they can start their artwork this and the next day. We’ll have lunch together.
After the workshop, everyone’s free to do as they please
MONDAY APRIL 8
9am – …
Working on the co-creation of the artwork + presentation of the artwork