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When: Wednesday 15 June at 14.00 - 15.15 CET Where: Online via Zoom Sign up here: http://bit.do/fUqUB During Gothenburg's West Pride Week, the World Culture Museum together with European Alternatives will host a talk with queer artists from Poland, Ukraine and Peru. The artists are part of the 𝗥𝗼𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗼 𝗕𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗺 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆. Nat Skoczylas will present their project FemAle which places itself at the intersection of historical currents, which created the conditions for the dispossession of many of us: queers, people of color, women, plants, microbes, and other

✨ Room to Bloom artists arrive to the new edition of the Warszawa Biennale! Check out the full programme of the Biennale on their new website. Artists Talks I, Hybrid Event with Ana Maria Millan & Sonya Dyer The artists’ talk will offer the exploration of new ways of visualising the future, that take AI as allies, while being developed in full knowledge of their limitations. Ana Maria work RolePlay is an interesting association between physical engagement of participants in the long run and digital reality creation

We want to enable some female artists who had to flee Ukraine to live in the house of Avtonomi Akadimia in Athens this summer. For this, we need financial support! If you can help, we are utterly happy for donations to this paypal account: jouliastrauss@gmx.de The funds will be used to finance the rent of the house (that has a beautiful garden), traveling costs and per diem for 8 participants of the residency. We applied for EU funds, too, but in order to start immediately

With the Room to Bloom exhibition hosted in the context of Transeuropa Festival in Porto from the 21st  - 25th April 2022, we want to showcase artists’ perspectives to convey the need to shift the rules of power to favor commoning within the art world institutions and to co-create new practices that subvert patriarchalism and racism by offering challenging visions for multiplicity and coexistence. Together, we want to bring forward the message that resist a system of domination and exploitation, and replace it with

On the 10th April Room to Bloom artists are coming together in Berlin for the first physical Studio Visits of the platform. European Alternatives with its School of Transnational Activism is hosting a Community Conference for a solidary future as part of the Academy of Migrant Organizing. The programme focuses on the collective encounter, exchange, and education between the 9 migrant organizing fellows of the Academy and activists from the climate justice movement, labour unions, refugee & sea rescue organizations as well as anti-fascist groups

January 21 - March 3, 2022, STEINZEIT Galerie Berlin, Kottbusser Str. 11, 10999 Berlin AthenSYN II: GOING VIRAL exhibition and symposium for Contemporary Greek Art in Berlin will open on 20 January 2022, 5-9pm, with 14 artistic positions of the generation Y in the newly established STEINZEIT Gallery in Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. Exhibition duration: January 21 – March 3, 2022. Initiated and organized by AthenSYN In collaboration with ARTWORKS, STEINZEIT Gallery Berlin, Room to Bloom and FREIRAUM in der Box Berlin Artists: Ileana Arnaoutou / Sofia Dona / Maro Fasouli

Following our workshop in Athens and the ongoing video program at Kiev Biennale, Room to Bloom transnational and intercultural platform reaches Palermo on November 19th -23th. A second training and exhibition will take the shape of The Palermo Living Pavilion curated by Marcela Caldas. A call for action aims to promote collaborative learning by doing an approach fostering exchange between artists, art professionals, institutions, and communities beyond frontiers. The online and site-specific program works as an organism aiming to leverage art practices from a

From 16 October – 14 November, Allied – Kyiv Biennial 2021, curated by the East Europe Biennial Alliance, aims to explore various historical forms and contemporary examples of cultural and political alliances in Eastern Europe and beyond and their capacity to create new social formats. The biennial hosts a series of artistic projects and events in the public programme, including a pavilion dedicated to Room to Bloom (our platform of emerging feminist artists) that focus specifically on current conditions, political factors and institutional actors that foster

lead photo Clara Mosconi On 25-30 June, a first cohort of the Room to Bloom artists came together for the first time in Athens and online to participate in our first workshop on Ecofeminism. Our series of ecofeminist workshops was developed as an educational experiment and took place in an artistic environment Transindigenous Assembly by Joulia Strauss (artist, initiator and organiser of Avtonomi Akadimia) and was curated by Katja Ehrhardt (director of AthenSYN, curator) and Joulia Strauss. Taking place in one of the most dynamic

We are glad to announce the six new advisory board members of Room to Bloom! Six experienced artists, curators and trainers of the art world have joined the Room to Bloom network. Their main task will be to accompany the whole process by giving advice on the strategy, mission and vision to our journey and participants.  By the end of this month we will be in touch with the selected 100 artists who have applied to participate in our mix of training, workshops and talks