Youths from the Slovak “folklore-drama” group Slovak Rebels live in the south-Slovak city of Komárno on the very border with Hungary. They everyday-life cultural experience is determined with the bilingual and ethnically Slovak-Hungarian mixed character of their hometown. Many of Slovak Rebels youths originate from the ethnically mixed families and are fluent in both languages used in the city. Slovak Rebels youths participated on Participant Active Research conducted by Matej Karásek and Lucia Hržičová. Participant Active Research was the intervention of the international project Cultural Heritage and Identities of Europe´s Future (CHIEF). The aim of this part of the project was to support the cultural ambitions of youth groups from the countries included in CHIEF project. Continue reading “Slovak Rebels”
On a rainy Sunday in October, a group of young people had gathered in a sound recording studio in Coventry to work together on the music and song that would express their identities, their experiences of urban living, and the issues they face navigating their everyday lives in the city. The result of this collaboration is a six minute rap song track with original music and lyrics composed, written and recorded on that day Continue reading “Coventry Rap Song”
Working with musicians brought together by playing in a band with plans to play and tour. Training was delivered at the Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb.
Working in a rather rainy Martin in Slovakia with a group of young people who attend the same high school and are active members of the Club ‘G8-gate’. The Club has been launched as one of the results of a project called “Connecting classrooms” which was led by the British Council.
Photos from our first media training for young people at Coventry UK 21-22 February 2019 at The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum