Do you have a creative project in mind which you believe falls under the three criteria of Identity, Diversity and Legacy? The IKKREA sessions are there so that you may inform yourself better, or in order to develop your ideas in a project that may eventually for part of the Spazju Kreattiv programme.
All the photos which were submitted during the first edition of Wiki Loves Monuments held in Malta will be displayed in this exhibition, which also highlights the top ten Maltese submissions, as well as the top ten photographs selected from all the other 42 countries participating in the contest.
Have you submitted your photos to Wiki Loves Monuments yet? During this workshop we will be exploring ways by which the photos you have submitted to the Wiki Loves Monuments may feature prominently in articles and pages in Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.
“What retention policies and preservation practices make most sense in 21st century realities?”
“How do publicly funded institutions benefit from works donated to the National Collection?”
Such shall be the questions asked during the closing discussion session, forming part of the new research project Spazju Kreattiv has recently undertaken, and will continue to do so.
How can Spazju Kreattiv become a better catalyst for future creations? Can new creators and new viewers accomplish theirgoals within this space? What interdisciplinary methods of art production and preservation can be developed within the Spazju Kreattiv programme? Indeed, they might seem like pretty big questions for such young people to handle during these workshops designed specifically for them. But you see, the future does not yet exist, and eventually it will be theirs to curate.
Fifteen years ago, St James Cavalier in Valletta was re-opened for the public, this time round as a space to be used as Malta’s national centre for creativity. This project is being held in recognition of this, and the several cultural milestones reached along the years within this space.
The perfect shot is there, waiting, for anyone to take.
Following the various meetings and discussions held since Dr Toni Sant was appointed Artistic Director of Spazju Kreattiv, we are now in the process of establishing a strategic plan based on the vision he proposed a year ago.
An anniversary is a remembrance of sorts. Here, it is about a musical passion that slowly started burning twenty-five years ago, and still burns on.
If a person’s art dies with the person in the grave, it will not only be a tragedy for us, but for all the future generations yet to come.