Zpace #5 – Advocating cultural changes

Zpace #5 – Advocating cultural changes

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 5 pm

Zpace (Casa Zemstvei Guberniale)

str. Al. Sciusev 103, Chisinau

Zpace meetings continue to take place. Oberliht Association, invites you to the 5th public meeting – Zpace #5, from the series of meetings with the independent cultural organizations and initiatives from Moldova.

This project aims to offer a better visibility to active independent organizations based in Moldova and to the problems that they are facing in order to realize their activities. Through these meetings a better understanding of the role of independent cultural scene will be obtained and of its contribution to the cultural development of Chisinau and the rest of the country.

The 5th meeting will have as a topic Advocating cultural changes.

It aims to familiarize the participants with the concepts of advocacy and lobbying, cultural advocacy on local, national and European levels, organizing an advocacy campaign. Implementation of effective cultural strategies to improve the legal conditions for the implementation of reforms in the cultural sector.

We are waiting for you at Zpace #5, to get to know the people behind the cultural platforms and organizations that would like to improve the legal frame for the activities carried out by cultural actors, and to participate in a discussion on the following topics:

• What are the reasons and needs leading towards the change of cultural policy in Moldova?

• What are the advocacy methods that are working in the local context, and what methods that do not work?

• Which issues should be supported and/or promoted?

• How to develop stronger stand towards the local/national authorities? Is there any option for a constructive dialogue today?

This meeting is organized in the frame of Zpace Workshop #5: Advocating cultural changes

free entrance

Participanți / Participants

1. Irina GRABOVAN, Rugina.org

Exprimarea publică într-un spațiu (ne)lipsit de aer: experiența campaniei de protecție a parcului de sculpturi din Chișinău Rugina & Co / Публичное высказывание в (не)безвоздушном пространстве: опыт кампании в защиту кишиневского скульптурного парка Rugina&Co / Public expression in a space (not)missing air: the experience of a campaign toward protection of Rust&Co sculpture park in Chisinau 

2. Veaceslav REABCINSCHII, Centrul pentru Politici Culturale

Convenția Cultura 2015 – exemplu de reușită în advocacy / Culture 2015 Convention – a successful example of advocacy

3. Sergiu PRODAN, Atelier Sergiu Prodan

Noua lege a cinematografiei / New law on cinematography

Acest eveniment este organizat în cadrul proiectului SPACES al Uniunii Europene. Proiectul SPACES este finanțat de Uniunea Europeană prin Programul Cultural al Parteneriatului Estic.

Proiectul SPACES (Zone Publice Durabile pentru Cultură în Țările din Est) adună la un loc artiști și lucrători din domeniul culturii din patru țări ale Parteneriatului Estic, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ucraina, care se preocupă de reprezentarea unor subiecte sociale specifice pentru spațiile publice din orașele lor. Proiectul mai are drept scop fortificarea scenei independente de artă și cultură din aceste țări.


This event is organized in the frame of the EU project SPACES. The SPACES project is financed by the European Union through the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme.

SPACES (Sustainable Public Areas for Culture in Eastern Countries) project assembles artists and cultural workers in four Eastern partner countries, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, who aim at reflecting societal issues in the public realm of their city. It also aims at strengthening the independent art and culture scene.