Training in Athens (June 2019)

During 7-10 June 2019, Inter Alia organised and hosted the InterArts Long Term Joint Staff Training Activity of the InterArts: Youth Communities for Social Inclusion project.

Ars for Progress of People presented the national analyses on social inclusion/exclusion as well as the website and online tools of the project. Inter Alia introduced the partners to the visual identity of the project. Participants from all organisations presented and discussed the data collected and analysed on the situation of social inclusion/exclusion in the local communities of focus.

Lastly and most importantly of all, coordinators shared the good practices of the arts’ disciplines and in specific dance, theatre, music, street-art, photography, literature, cinema, painting and sculpture. They also spend time on designing the contents of the workshops that will be offered to youngsters in all countries and on all disciplines, based on the shared practices.

In the next steps of the project, through the use of good practices a training curriculum will be produced and implemented in local trainings including practical workshops in all disciplines mentioned above. In addition, based on the theoretical knowledge of the national and local analyses and the practical outputs of the trainings InterArts will produce a Methodology Handbook that will be published and available for use of everybody interested.

Kick-Off Meeting in Florence (February 2019)

InterArts’ partners gathered in Florence on the 22th of February 2019 for the project kick-off meeting.

All the partner organisations (except Proposito Inadiavel) were hosted by the Lead Partner, Compagnia Virgilio Sieni, in the “Palazzina dell’Indiano”, a wonderful building in the middle of Cascine Park.

The first phase of the meeting was focused on the overall project framework, with a detailed presentation on: project objectives and expected results, intellectual outputs, short-term joint staff training event for youth workers, multiplayer events.

After this general review of the main project aspects, the Lead Partner opened a more detailed discussion on the project work plan, analyising more in depth the chain of actions and expected tasks to be implemented by each partner.

The afternoon session was finally dedicated to the financial and management aspects. The discussion varied from the grant agreement and the budget rules, until the online tool that partners will be using for uploading material and exchanging opinions throughout the project lifetime.

Before wrapping up the meeting partners also discussed on minimum requirements for branding and communication and dissemination outputs.