CULTURELABS

Recipes for social innovation

Cultural Heritage is as an essential instrument for social cohesion nowadays. An increasing number of Cultural Institutions seeks to address the needs of communities engaging them through participatory initiatives so as to strengthen the relationships.

#CultureLabs analyses ingredients and proposes recipes to facilitate the involvement of immigrants communities and disadvantaged groups that are disconnected from institutional Cultural Heritage.

#CultureLabs investigates and proposes the use of digital services and tools for facilitating the access to Cultural Heritage through tailor-made novel experiences, creative reuse, enrichment and co-creation.

Pilots

CultureLabs is improving connections between territories, people and cultural heritage

Pilot in Helsinki
(Finland)

Zoom In On Heritage

A creative way to use Museovirasto’s photographs collections, through which immigrant groups will familiarise with Finnish culture and history, and spread knowledge about their country of origin.

Pilot in Manchester
(UK)

More in Common

What has been the impact of Brexit on immigrant communities in the UK? A work with local migrant and non-migrant communities to explore how we have “more in common”.

Pilot in Ancona
(Italy)

Bridging Culture Through Arts

Theatre, cultural tours, cooking labs, music performances, artistic competitions and much more will represent the core of the activities for involving refugees and asylum seekers and ethnic minorities.

Pilot in Pisa
(Italy)

So Distant, Incredibly Close

Cultural exchanges and participatory activities to involve immigrants from different ethnic backgrounds throughout the artistic and scientific collections of the University Museum System of Pisa.

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