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AMBASADA Traineeship

7 September 2020 - 25 October 2020

Timisoara, Romania

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Due to the ongoing impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, AMBASADA’s Traineeship event was adapted from its original format and transformed into a series of local events.

Taking place from the start of September through to the end of October 2020, a programme of interventions and activities took place, which culminated in a community-based building project.

7th September – Local gathering for young people interested in studying the city and how people use the commons and refer to it

11th September – Local pop-up activation with a sea of flags and festival memories

12th September– Documentary films screening 

13th September – ‘Squared Poets’ – four Romanian poets performed a spoken word piece on city and places of life, to audiences in a public square 

16th September – ArtShopping x Epretext – talks with contemporary artists and the public

17th September – Screenings night for PLAI that featured dance documentaries 

1st- 3rd October – Borealis pop-up event 

10th – 11th October – Spoken word performance

The Volunteering Quarter / The Social Building

15th September – 25th October

During this exciting period of development, a team of energetic volunteers came together to build The Social Building. Made up from six shipping containers, these former empty shells were transformed into temporary office spaces for local artists and social workers to use. Alongside these newly imagined creative spaces, the neighbourhood is also invited to make use of the community garden and an open-air woodworking workshop.

See the photo gallery here or visit the Media page.