Heritage Space IV
Jul 30 - 2020
“Those Who Drown Cling to Foam” is an animated documentary by Urtina Hoxha, which was produced within the fourth edition of Heritage Space.
The animation shows that war can be a solitary experience. Amidst bomb strikes, a woman has her daily battles for food and survival. She roams the empty cityscapes that are disappearing day in and out with each bomb that falls.
“This project portrayed certain survival mechanisms that were employed by women in war, in order to take care of their families, surroundings and at the same time to survive. In the utmost creative way these stories were presented as an animation, presenting thereof a visual communication with the audience. We know that digital storytelling in cultural heritage has been recognized as an effective technique for communicating heritage interpretation to the public, and this is of particular importance in Kosovo’s social context as both the war and the digital world are primarily associated and dominated by male” – says Nora Weller, professor at Cambridge University and one of the mentors on Heritage Space’s fifth edition.
Archiving Discontinuities Scattered documents, closed doors and institutional amnesia call for a questioning of archival practices and lack thereof. Archives are structures of collective memory and historical continuity. The role of institutions is to actively collect, preserve and make the archival records accessible for the public. How then do we deal with the absence […]
Dec 03 - 2021
Heritage Space offers space for creative people to use cultural heritage as a source of inspiration to develop new products using various cultural mediums and disciplines. This year’s edition will showcase projects which intertwine cultural heritage with: Storytelling & Interpretation Arts & Crafts Digital Heritage The project is implemented by CHwB Kosovo. The project activity […]
Aug 29 - 2019
Four mentors will offer mentoring, consultation and their expertise during the implementation of projects in the fourth edition of Heritage Space. Storytelling & Interpretation Veton Nurkollari – DOKUFEST Artistic Director Erëmirë Krasniqi – Executive Director at Oral History Kosovo Arts & Crafts Sali Shohi – Executive Director at CHwB Kosovo Digital Heritage Leart Zogiani – […]
May 23 - 2019