In this project, which lasted three years, young artists from Germany, Italy and Lithuania dealt with racism and discrimination and developed public artistic statements on the subject.
Photo © Aileen Wessely
“I-CARE – InterCulture Against Racism in Europe” is a 3-year project where young artists from Germany, Italy and Lithuania confront racism and discrimination and develop public artistic statements.
The project started with an international exchange in Germany in 2015, followed by exchanges in Italy 2016 and Lithuania 2017. Project Partners include Associazione Centro di Creazione e Cultura (Florence/Italy) and Kaunas Cultural Center of Various Nations (Lithuania). You can watch the I-CARE piece “Roommates” here, as performed at Bühne der Kulturen Köln on October 19th and 20th, 2015:
Partners of I-CARE are Associazione Centro di Creazione e Cultura (Florence/Italy) and Kaunas Cultural Center of Various Nations (Lithuania).The I-CARE project is coordinated by ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V. and funded by ewoca³, a programme by IBB e.V. funded by the federal state of North Rhine-Westfalia and Mercator foundation. The I-CARE exchange in Germany 2015 was additionally funded by the EU programme ERASMUS+.
The team thanks the EU programme Erasmus+, the programme ewoca³ by IBB e. V. (funded by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and Stiftung Mercator), theatre Arkadaş, Ford Community Involvement, Weltempfänger Hostel, Medienzentrale des Erzbistums Köln, Tascam, Cologne Sound Technologies, SKM Köln / Lucky’s Haus, Landesmusikakademie NRW, KulturKircheKöln, Dainius Babilas, Marina Bistolfi, Horst Hadler, Inge Hilbig, Thomas Jung, Peter Ölhoff, Heiko Walter, Claudia Düx and Tobias Königsfeld sincerely for their support.