Patchwork of narratives – Collage of memories and dreams
Workshop 24-26 September 2014
After the preparatory meeting held on 18th of September the 28 graduating students from eight high schools in Mostar were participated in the workshop titled “The patchwork of Narratives” – Collage of memories and dreams “, the projects of the New Urban Topologies.
The workshop is organized by the Local Democracy Agency Mostar in collaboration with the Foundation for Contemporary Art and Architecture Färfgfabriken from Stockholm. The project is a part of the program titled “New Urban Topologies” and exhibit: “Mostar-Beirut-Stockholm-the social dimension of urban space”. The workshop in Mostar is organized in two phases:
– Collection of working material in the form of the documents form historic archives, texts, stories, maps, according to the themes and places to be elaborated on during the workshop.
– The three day workshop “The Patchwork of Narratives” – Collage of memories and dreams. ” During this workshop the students were elaborated the selected themes on specific urban sites together with project coordinators. Participants developed schemes about Mostar they wish to have.
The goal of the workshop, “The patchwork of narratives – Collage of memories and dreams” was to envision an image of the city and it’s various time and spatial dimensions from perspectives of young people. The result of the workshop will be the base for the realization of the exhibit “Mostar-Beirut-Stockholm” that will be opened in November 2014.