NEWS & ACTIVITIES | 2015-16


"WATER PREPPERS" Exhibition | Seoul, S. Korea

8 November- 1 December, 2016 | “Dongdaemun Design Plaza” by Zaha Hadid

This exhibition is part of the ongoing research, exhibitions and presentations on critical issues related to the global water & environmental crisis, of the 2017 Seoul International Biennale on Architecture and Urbanism. For this exhibition, ACTIVATE presents a documentary research project on Cyprus:
“A Mediterranean Story: An Island of Water Preppers”.

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FF-UN NYC

FUTURE FOREST | "Save the Earth" Exhibition | NY, USA

27 September - 6 October, 2016 | UN Headquarters | New York City

The Korean NGO Future Forest presents an exhibition to highlight the importance of anti-desertification and sustainable land management efforts for the well-being of human life on earth - the latest initiative of its ongoing “Save the Earth Green Corps” campaign. The exhibition will open parallel to the 71st session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA71).

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PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE | Cyprus

10-22nd June, 2016 | Atsas Training Center | Skourisotissa/Katydata
“Designing for Dryland Resilience” : PDC Full-curriculum Course

ACTIVATE joins the CyprusMission for Changemovement with the internationally-recognised Permaculture Design Certificate, a full-immersion course specifically adapted for the particular semi-arid conditions of Cyprus.

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INTERNATIONAL WORLD WATER DAY | 2016

Event on Saturday, 19th of March | 10.00-13.00 | Pera Orinis, Cyprus
Pedieos River Project #1 Clean-up & Presentation at the Tamassos Reservoir

ACTIVATE in partnership with the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center of The Cyprus Institute, and with the support of Community Council of Pera Orinis contribute to the internationally observed World Water Day of 2016.

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WATER MATTERS | InKo Centre - Chennai, India

8-19th January, 2016 - Project: Artistic Intervention as Social Responsibility
“Water Matters” Panel Talk on Wednesday 12 Jan. at the Indo-Korean Cultural Centre

Speakers: Hyewon Lee, Curator & Art History Professor; Guiyoung Hwang, Artist; Pa. Madhavan, Founder & Festival Director of Coovum Art Festival; Melina Nicolaides, Artist & Founder of ACTIVATE

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PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH | Nicosia, Cyprus

29th November, 2015 - The Cyprus edition of the global People's Climate March

that preceded the inauguration of the UN Paris Climate Summit COP21 was

organized by the local affiliate of the “Friends of the Earth” Nonprofit Organization.


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BUILDING BRIDGES Conference | Nicosia, Cyprus

15-17th July, 2015 - The Cyprus Institute's “Energy, Water and Climate Change”

EWACC 2015: Building Bridges between Europe, the Middle East & North Africa

ACTIVATE Talk, Poster & Video Presentation:
“The Role of the Activist-Artist in Building Bridges Between Art, Science and Politics”

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