s Some Call Us Balkans (SCUB), cultural cooperation project co-funded by Creative Europe, is a transdisciplinary research and community that aims to mobilise the collective creation of knowledge and imagination, enabling representations of the Balkans beyond borders and nationalisms. SCUB implements art-based participatory research practices to deconstruct myths and misconceptions about the Balkans, building a common ground for cross-border cooperation, sociocultural transformation and co-creation. Starting through an initial research in six different Balkan sites and communities, SCUB follows three main research streams: The Commons and Right to the City, Migration and Labour, Cultural and Natural Heritage, envisioning new ecologies, modes of inhabiting the Balkans and coming together on a common ground. The final outcome of the project will be the co-creation of a mobile forum and a travel itinerary crossing all partners' locations. The project engages with a wide spectrum of topics, including ecology, mobility, citizenship, environment, gender issues, minorities, memory, identity, public space and borders. ‘Balkan’ Myths and
Misconceptions
Mar-Jul 2021 SCUB Activities Art-based research
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Foundation of a
travelling imagination
22-24 Jul 2021 Partners residency, Berlin
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BL(K)N RES(T) 4-29 Oct 2021 Kick-off meeting, Florence
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Collective Terms
of Action
Active Open call
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BL Mobile Forum upcoming Residency, Banja Luka
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The Ground
Tour Journey
upcoming Travelling practice
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For those of you who happen to be in #BanjaLuka, join us today!
"Atomic hangout" is a friendly #neighborhoodevent of participating in a local #community's visibility for their initiative to get the #playground for their children that the city promised them over ten years ago.

The second week of Assembling BL(KN) #Residency at DKC Incel in #BanjaLuka is now completed!
The 8 artist-travellers were tutored by guest senior #artist #LislPonger, along with #SCUB curators & all staff, while moving forward with elaborating the dramaturgy of #travelling.

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