CreaLab aims to to work with creative industries and other sectors such as technology, together with universities and the cultural heritage sector can help to address the current SDGs, making culture the fourth pillar of sustainable development. To that end, we will:
Enhance European values
Encourage the use of digital tools in the CCI sector
Encourage the networks between academia and non academic profiles
Enhance European design
Enhance mobility for EU students
This project involves the participation of three institutions around Europe: Universitat de València (UVEG), Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA) and Uniwersytet Opolski (OPOLE). It is coordinated by UVEG, involving two research teams: The Art History Department and the Institute of Robotics and Information and Communication Technologies.
The project is funded by FIT FORTHEM Co-creation Pilot Projects. FORTHEM European University Alliance is supported by the European Union via different project funding. The original FORTHEM project 2019-2022 is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. FIT FORTHEM has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No 101017248.
People involved in the project
The activities of the project involve a webinar, three local workshops and three local exhibitions.
14th October, 2022. From 10am to 12pm
In this webinar, designers and artists have presented their work related to migration, gender and climate change. Students of the Universitat de València (UVEG), Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA) and Uniwersytet Opolski (OPOLE) gather inspiration from artists, to further work on their own creations at the local workshops.
Moderator: Mar Gaitán (UVEG).
Invited artists: Iole Carollo (migration); Hend Ben Mansour (migration); Xavi Calvo (Valencia world design capital; climate change); Nina Adelajda Olczak (sustainable art).
For Spanish students (Universitat de València): +info
18th October, 2022
Students work with their own creations at the local workshop in Opole, with the participation of the invited artist Nina Adelajda Olczak (sustainable art) and the CreaLab researchers, Natalia Krawczyk (OPOLE), Arabella León (UVEG) and Mar Gaitán (UVEG).
25th November, 2022
Students work with their own creations at the local workshop in Valencia, with the participation of the invited artist Andrea Restrepo Hernández (gender equality) and the CreaLab researchers, Arabella León (UVEG) and Cristina Portalés (UVEG).
30th November - 1st December, 2022
Students work with their own creations at the local workshop in Palermo, with the participation of the invited artist Iole Carollo, the invited PhD. student Hend Bend Mansour, and the CreaLab researchers, Maurizio Vitella (UNIPA), Cristina Costanzo (UNIPA) and Arabella León (UVEG).
After the students submitted their work as a result of the CREALAB workshops, the jury of the project reviewed all the works. It is our pleasure to announce the winners, as well as the students in second and third place, for each university:
- First place: JAGODA SZYMAŃSKA
- Second place: MARTA PIECZONKA
- Third place: KAROLINA SALETNIK
- First place: NATALIA POLO CHOCANO
- Second place: SERGIO SANCHÍS PÉREZ
- Third place: DAVID GINER DÍAZ
- First place: GABRIELE RUGGIERI
- Second place: ALEXANDRA IENI
- Third place: MARTINA SANFRATELLO
The projects will be evaluated by a committee composed by the designers and artists of the online workshop, as well as a member of the organizing team from each university. They will choose one winner per university. The winner will be able to choose a university to visit (from the other two of CreaLab) and submit their creation. To be eligible for the prize, it is necessary to attend both the webinar and the local workshop
The exhibitions will take place during Feb/March 2023 -the exact dates to be announced soon.
Results of the CreaLab project
You can contact us at:
Instituto de Robótica y Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (IRTIC), Universitat de València. c/ Catedrático José Beltrán, 2. 46980 Paterna (Valencia).
Departamento de Historia del Arte, Universitat de València. Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 28. 46010 Valencia.