86 Festival of Film and Urbanism (9th-13th May 2018) is an annual festival that takes place in the city of Slavutych (Ukraine), the city built to re-house the workers of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and their families after the explosion in 1986. Different Soviet Republics were invited to build a district in Slavutych.
As part of its Urban Program, the festival invites up to 14 urbanists, architects and artists via an Open Call to spend four weeks in the town of Slavutych (Ukraine) from April 18 to May 13, 2018.
During their stay, residents are asked to reflect on the historical development as well as potential futures of the 14 districts that make up the city.
>>>The call is free of charge and open to urbanists, architects and artists from/residing in/familiar with Baku, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Kyiv, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Athens and Belgorod, as well as those from Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary.
>>>Deadline for the submission of applications is 7th March 2018 (23:59 UTC+02:00/ Ukrainian time)
>>>The residency outcomes will be presented during the 5th edition of 86 Festival (May 9-13, 2018).
>>>The residency is curated by METASITU, directors of the Urban Program of the 5th Festival of Film and Urbanism “86”.
The urbanism program also includes a Building Workshop, where partners from Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine will masterplan, design and build a campsite with five different sectors (à la Slavutych circa 1986), which will be used to accommodate guests during the festival; as well as an urbanism school for children organized by Children Architecture School ДАШ! ( from Kharkiv).
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