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Irene Coppola: Moving Monuments Irene Coppola was born in Palermo in 1991. An artist based in Palermo and Milan, she is part of the Room to Bloom platform. After completing her academic studies at NABA in Milan and the Willem De Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, she participated in national and international exhibitions and projects, including AndAndAnd for Documenta13 in Kassel, the Do Disturb festival at the Palais De Tokyo in Paris, Dolomiti Contemporanee in Pieve di Cadore, Flight Sketches at the Cercle Cité in Luxembourg,

Together with Organizmo and La Urbana community based in the jungles of Matavén, the Amazonian foothills, and independent curator Marcela Caldas, Room to Bloom opens Organizmo Bloom residency on the 4th of October 2022. Organizmo Bloom branches artists with La Urbana rural community based in one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world, on the idea of weaving together: weaving an intercultural dialogue and co-creation process. The residency aims to foster and guarantee a horizontal learning space of exchange and co-creation, community based through the

Lena Chen is a member of the Room to Bloom community and resident with Studio Rizoma. She is a Chinese American writer and artist creating performances and socially engaged art. A recipient of Mozilla Foundation’s 2022 Creative Media Award and “Best Emerging Talent” at the 2019 B3 Biennial of the Moving Image, her work has appeared at Transmediale, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Färgfabriken, Baltimore Museum of Art, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Sheffield DocFest, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, among others. She has been awarded grants and

We are so excited to share with you the new programme of activities of Room to Bloom. With the new mentorship programme, developed in a pilot phase, Room to Bloom aims to provide a boost to emerging feminist artists international visibility and careers and an opportunity for them to work out in a growing network in Palermo and in Europe.  Throughout the programme the Room to Bloom Community and mentors accompany emerging artists in their professional development. 5-11 December 2022 in Palermo, January 2023 online The

Room to Bloom Festival will take place next 1-4 November 2022 in Malmö, Sweden on the theme: Celebrating Postcolonial and Ecofeminist Art & Activism. Check out the conditions to apply and participate! Following the artists gatherings organised by Room to Bloom programme in Athens, Palermo, Kyiv and online, we are now launching an open invitation to participate in the Room to Bloom Festival that will take place at STPLN in Malmö, Sweden on 1 - 4 November. We aspire to have a collective moment for artists and

When: Wednesday 15 June at 14.00 - 15.15 CET Where: Online via Zoom Sign up here: 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: [email protected] 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