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A4 - ASOCIACIA ZDRUZENI PRE SUCASNU KULTURU

description of organisation

A4 – Space for Contemporary Culture is an independent, non-commercial center for contemporary culture in the center of Bratislava. It is oriented towards creation, presentation and education in present-day forms of theatre, dance, music and film, contemporary visual culture and new media art. A4 has a performance space for around 250 people and a space for smaller events like seminars/workshops, discussions and screenings. Since its beginning, A4 has a unique position in the cultural life of the city and has managed to create a very creative and inspiring environment around itself. A4 is a proud member of the Trans Europe Halles network of independent cultural centers and Antena (network of independent cultural centres on a national level) and operates as a vital cultural node, both locally and internationally. We take part in Escalator programm 2015 - leading programm for developement of cultural centers and organizations. A4 works also with young artists and tries to develop the local scene and community. The target group is oriented mainly towards the youth and adult audience even though there is no age limit for visitors. We have some events for families with kids (fine arts workshop for small kind, lectures for teenagers, svreenings for families etc) and we would like to continue with the specific cultural and educational program for high-school students in the future. We started already with lectures in the field of fine arts, public art, music, performance art.Since the 2004, the productivity of A4 can be proved by more than 2000 organized cultural events, presenting and initiating innovative artistic creation. Domiciliary theatre group SkRAT has produced 16 authorial theatre performances including contemporary operas, awarded by several prizes. Music programming is focused on cutting-edge expressions of contemporary music. There are organized own music workshops, which are open to public. A4 cinema club offers the screenings of artistic films which are usually not shown elsewhere in the region.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projects
Social obstacles
Cultural differences