From NOVember 2020 – MaY 2021
Amateo invites citizens from across Europe to take part and connect, through the creative exchange of ‘Postcards from Home‘.
WHAT HAS MADE YOU FEEL AT HOME RECENTLY?
WE ARE INVITING PEOPLE OF ALL AGES FROM ACROSS EUROPE TO SEND THREE POSTCARDS FROM HOME
The first postcard: ‘Home is…’
Sharing what home has meant for you currently through words and images
The second postcard: ‘Home was…’
Sharing a memory of home (an image, story, smell that brings back a person or place that meant home to you) in the past
The third postcard: ‘Home will be…’
Sharing your vision of home for the future
Post your first postcard to Galway, Ireland – European Capital of Culture 2020 before 15 November 2020 (Download instruction template – EN)
Receive a package from Galway including your postal partners first postcard with their address + a gift from one of the local creative workshops in Galway.
Join Postcards from Home creative workshops online
Three workshops will be broadcast live from
Galway (Ireland), European Capital of Culture 2020
Online Creative Workshop: Postcard Journal Bookbinding
Online Creative Workshop: Visual poetry techniques
Online Creative Workshop: Creative visual documentary
Online Creative Workshop: Digital to analogue capture
Online Creative Workshop Traditional European crafts
CONNECT meeting prior to live event
Online creative sessions linked to the live event ‘CONNECT The Unexpected‘ in Maribor (Slovenia).
The words and images created by everyone taking part in the Postcards from Home project, across Europe, will inspire new collaborative participatory creative works that blend the art-forms and themes shared between November and May.
Find out more about the live programme and register for the CONNECT the Unexpected creative residency May 2021
Postcards from Home project is supported by funding from Culture of Solidarity programme led by European Cultural Foundation