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Med Culture is a Technical Assistance Unit funded by the European Union for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries. 
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Arts & Crafts playground

Arts & Crafts playground

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Main applicant: Crossroad for Media and arts
Partners: Meela/ Knowledge Step
Implementation: Jordan
Project duration: February – October 2017

Arts & Crafts playground is an innovative concept that combines waste management with art making, while providing public creative space, materials/tools,  guidance and visibility for both emerging and established artists alike to work on projects that otherwise would go unrealized, and to help them become self-sufficient. Arts & Crafts Playground will serve as a platform and a meeting point in Jordan for artists for creative experimentation, collaboration and the sharing of ideas. It aims to Inspire and involve people in community arts while investing in, and nurturing creativity that is environmentally friendly and to empower and support individuals/activists and independent initiatives in the areas of art and culture.

The project is coordinated by Crossroad for Media and art, which is a non-profit organization geared towards uplifting the media standards while supporting the development of local talents, including media professionals, musicians, visual/digital artists, performers and others. In partnership with Meela, an organisation that offers training programs with trained personnel in the field of child-care, aimed at integrating children & adults with disabilities with the community, and Knowledge Step, an organization which works on inclusion of people with disabilities into society and their access to culture and arts.

Links:

Crossroad for Media and Arts:

Website: http://www.crjo.me/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/crossroadjo/

Arts and crafts playground:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/artsandcraftsplaygroundjordan/

Meela:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1420584388245811

Knowledge Step:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AAMTOTCO