This spring we will slowly be rounding up the Gatsmart project which has resulted in music and music videas, artworks, computer games, a new map of Umeå and plenty of eye openers. Thanks to the Swedish Inheritance Fund for funding it! Meanwhile we are gearing up for our next big...
“If grown-ups no longer can teach children everything, why not simply do it the other way round. Use what the children know and what the grown-ups know. Use the ideas of children and young people and let professional adults make the most of them. Let kids tell pros what to do.” ...
The Gatsmart-project is now on the move. At Upper Secondary School for students with learning disabilities and Café Vaniljdrömmen, groups are getting ready to redraw the map of Umeå and, hopefully, come up with new solutions for the future. Put Art in Your Window, Vägsjäl, Acte sans paroles (by Samuel Beckett), and a CV-musical are some of the titles of...
Autumn term is soon to finish. But before christmas we have a lot to show off!
Listen to the song about Torito, the cat with a 1000 lives. The song is written by Alma, one of the kids at the Play Therapy at Norrlands University Hospital in Umeå.
From hearing a Sami story, the pupils were to illustrate what animals they had heard about in the story.
In November The Swedish Forum for Human Rights takes place in Umeå. We’re in the programme.
We’ve moved! We now have our office at Sliperiet, at the Arts Campus by the river in central Umeå. Sliperiet is a new works space for Umeå University and the creative industries in Umeå.
We’re off for the summer. In August we’re back, well rested, from our new offices at Sliperiet in Umeå. See you then!
Around 1500 personer came to T3-Arena, to see Fair Game. The weather was wonderful, the football great, the music beautiful and the audience perfect! Together we raised 56000 kr to give to Hjältarnas Hus.
During May we will be very busy at Kulturverket, coordinating football players with orchestra, choirs with actors and dancers. Fair Game is a very unique production – a football musical!
On Tuesday 18th March the Iranian organization in Umeå arranged an open Fire Festival in Rådhustorget in the center of town. Mostafa, Ali-Reza och Abbas visited the event and report back.