MISSION : development of the independent sector ofcontemporary art in UkraineTASK: popularization of innovation in art and training methodsAMBITIONS : strengthening positions at international scene andinvolvement of community in cultural processBASIC PRINCIPLE :culture is a main resource for community development
ABOUT• The” Youth Unit of Artists” - an independent group working at the Odessa municipal gallery, stimulatesthe development of the contemporary art in Ukraine, invites well known persons for workshops, lectures,master classes, trainings in less known fields of art and culture. It creates environment for publicdialogue between various communities through presentation of various social topics.The activity of the team is coordinated by the independent expert NataliyaVolchenko, artist Nadiia Fomichova and cultural manager Ianina Ginkinova whoare both cultural policy researchers as wellCurrent projects:"Odessa Cultural Menu» - the implementation of cultural mapping. Odessa is apioneer in using the Canadian cultural mapping experience in Ukraine.“Touch” – international creative residences at the art gallery for youth Togetherwith the Plessiana Cultural Foundation (Poland)
PARTNERSHIP:Odessa Municipal GalleryPublishing House «Deluxe»Odessa MunicipalityDepartment of culture and Tourism Yuzhny MunicipalityNational Academy of Fine Arts and ArchitecturePlessiana Foundation for Culture (Poland)Intercultura Consult (Bulgary)Centre for Cultural Management (Lviv)ENCATC(Belgium)ECF (The Netherlands) and othersPartners are needed and we are interested in sharing experienceswith colleagues who successfully implemented similar projects.
activities 2011«Cultural Management for YOUth»round-table (Odessa, Ukraine)•European Culture Forum(Brussels, Belgium)“Animated.Mobility and Movement”International workshop for art managers(Byala,Bulgaria)•East European CultureForum (Lublin, Poland)"To Culture with Love , Management" (Potsdam ,2011)•“Touch” - art – project by Nadiia Fomichova(YuzhnyUkraine)
activities 20122ndInternational seminar-training«Development of localcommunities: local cultural policyand cultural management within theInternational Project «UkrainianCultural Network» (Donetsk)3ndInternational seminar-training «Development oflocal communities: localcultural policy and culturalmanagement within theInternational Project«Ukrainian CulturalNetwork» (Donetsk)•20 конференция•ENCATC (London,•Great Britain)Competitions for young artists
“Odessa Cultural Menu” mapping of cultural resources of Odessa (2012-2013)
activities 2013Culture of development:Power bodies and civil society –competition or creative partnershipInternational ConferenceCultural resources map –start of cooperationDnipropetrovsk,Ukraine, March 21-22, 2013activities 2012