Eleven European cities, including Lisbon, have partnered to study, evaluate and promote collaborative innovation and cross innovation instruments between the creative and cultural sector and other sectors of activity.
The Guimarães Conversations on 17 May brought together civil society actors, cultural operators, artists from the city of Guimarães as well as administration, representatives from Riga 2014, Cluj 2021, San Sebastian 2016 and members of the European civil-society initiative “A Soul for Europe”.
Collect oral traditions, songs and tales, fables and legends, scan letters, photographs, certificates and other memories of the people of the Coa Valley is the purpose of the Memory Archive of the Coa Valley. Setepés is organizing and producing several events in this projet.
Variations on Europe is coming to an end but you can still glance through the pages of these E-zines that were produced during the project.
Setepés is organizing the "Seminar on Vernacular Heritage: research, conservation and qualification strategies" for DRCN – Directorate General for Culture – North. The seminar happens in Porto on the 12th April for all, students and professionals...
Q, an online publication of Setepés on ideas, culture, creativity, art and business. Sometimes we will present tools or work processes that Setepés uses in its activity, sometimes written reflections or criticism, which is nonetheless also a working tool of Setepés. The issue No. 1 of the Q combines these two strands.
After the collective achievement of the participatory workshops, European-related cultural content has been produced, digitized and printed. Variations on Europe is now on the road, meeting citizens at cultural venues and festivals.
Last week “A Soul for Europe” met with its Advisory Board and Parliamentarian Working Group at the European Parliament as guests of President Martin Schulz, Chairman of the ASfE Advisory Board. 12 Members of the European Parliament came to discuss our proposals - stay tuned for more info!
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On the 12th April the Seminar on “Vernacular Heritage: research, conservation and qualification strategies” will the at Casa de Allen, in Porto. The first half of the Seminar will analyse water Architecture in Alto Douro, in the second half will debate vernacular heritage.
The European Union is in a vital phase of its development. The serious economic and financial problems and the antidemocratic tendencies are putting the strength of its original ideas and the very notion of the European project as an union of Member-States and citizens severely to the test...
The Design Mannagment Europe (DME) unanimously accepted the integration of Paredes Centre of Furniture Design as a member of this consortium.
Design Mannagement Europe (DME) is an European initiative to demonstrate and promote to businesses...
This week the results of the call for cooperation projects of the Culture Programme have been released. 476 applications, of which 114 have seen green light. Setepés, office of the A Soul for Europe Initiative, and the Region of Tuscany are the authors of one of the successful projects: New Renaissance in Europe coming soon.
A lot is going on at Variations on Europe. This month we’re inviting you to come and make an e-zine with us. Gather your thoughts and make your own beautiful fanzine...
The fado singer Mariza received at the Museum of Fado, the chair designed by the Italian designer Alessandro Mendini and produced in Paredes in the frame of the Art on Chairs International Exhibition...
The initiative "A Soul for Europe" takes effect in March and April in Guimarães, the Fórum Guimarães 2013, an event of the EU-funded project "The Cultural Coalition for a Citizens Europe".
In what ways did Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture contribute to the strengthening and awareness of European citizenship among the citizens? The main purpose of the Forum is to analyze the nature and quality of citizen participation in the frame of that perspective.
We coordinated and managed the Art on Chairs Exhibition, integrated in the Paredes Furniture Design Centre.
We completed the study about the Historic Centre of Guimaraes with the publication of the book Landscape with City and Red Apples.
The Duets Chairs, a part and a product of the Art on Chairs International Exhibition, were successfully auctioned last 30 November in Lisbon.
The beneficiary auction held by world-wide known auction house Christie's was able to raise 115000 euros by selling the 11 Duets Chairs.
"A Singular Experience" is the title of the exhibition that presents a year of involvement activities and public participation in Couros, Guimarães. Setepés put into practice several methods of public participation with the residents of Couros...