Application HARP ParkON- Tirana Park(ing) Days

//Application HARP ParkON- Tirana Park(ing) Days

Application HARP ParkON- Tirana Park(ing) Days

Ekphrasis Studio NGO in arts management and creative industries was granted in March 2018 the first UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity for Albania, for the project HARP- Public Arts Space“Engaging Tirana’s Communities in Public Arts and Policy” and has completed: 1st digital Public Arts Map for Tirana; 16 months of workshops, meetings, public consultations with communities and artists; 1st research and publication on “Public Arts Tirana Past and Present”; 2 survey reports of 770 responses; an International Conference on public arts, and the 1st Public Arts Policy and Action Plan (2019-2024) recommendations for Tirana based on the bottom up methodology, from the people to the institutions, submitted to the Ministry of Culture and Tirana Municipality on June 24, 2019.

During September 21-22, 2019; 16:00-21:00 Ekphrasis Studio will be organizing HARP Park(ON)– Tirana Park(ing) Days with focus on democratic use of public spaces for diverse artistic and cultural expression with the participation of communities in public arts, and raise awareness about public spaces and our natural environment.
Ekphrasis Studio offers 4 Grants of $2500 (incl. 15% tax) to implement artistic, cultural projects in parking spaces in Tirana during HARP Park(ON).

–  This call is only for Creative Albanian Women (18+)

Projects must:
– Be about Theme: Nature

– Include at least 2 public consultations with the community close to the parking area or others before implementation
– Include the community in the process 
– Take place during September 21- 22, 2019; 4-9 PM
– Take place in parking spaces in Tirana. Areas to be defined with the selected applicants. Suggestions are welcome!
*We encourage applications with participation and representation of women artists, marginalized, minority, periphery, LGBTI and other communities.
Application deadline August 21, 2019; 17:00. For more details visit or email