HAMACA cultural platform
Call: CREA-CROSS-2021-INNOVLAB — Creative Innovation Lab
Creative Europe Projects 2021
Strand or category: Small and Medium Scale Cooperation Projects
Name of organisation: HAMACA cultural platform
Country: Spain - based in Barcelona
Organisation website: https://hamacaonline.net/
Contact person: Elena Lasala [email protected] +34647018341
Organisation type: non-profit organization
Scale of the organization: 3 team members + 1 intern + 40 external collaborators a year
PIC number: 889965204
Aims and activities of the organisation:
Hamaca is a platform for archiving, dissemination and learning
about contemporary audiovisual practices. Education is a core
element of Hamaca. The project articulates a wide network of
agents in the field of visual arts, experimental audiovisual, and
activism, in collaboration for the development of situated and
aware cultural projects.
Enable spaces for socialization, activation and learning is key
within the project. Organizing over 50 workshops every year
and creating educational materials, audiovisual pieces are also
used as tools for knowledge on social and cultural urgencies.
Hamaca supports and promote research, learning and creation
around the medium. The archive (digital and accessible)
assumes the public responsibility of preserving the video
heritage and to enhance its value.
From 2007, Hamaca is residing in Hangar (center for artistic
research and creation based in Barcelona).
Role of the organisation in the project:
Previous EU grants received:
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Proposed Creative Europe project – to which project are you looking for partners?
Partners searched – which type of partner are you looking for?
Projects searched – are you interested in participating in other EU projects as a
Sector or field: visual arts, arts and technology, democratization, open tools,
activism, archive, audiovisual, artistic experimentation and
creation, performing arts, cultural heritage, feminism,
Description or summary of the proposed project:
We aim to be partners of an Innovation Lab project and
share our experience on 1) digital open-tools and
methodologies for audiovisual dissemination 2) strategies on
practices of fair remuneration for artists and collaborators 3)
ongoing implementation on greening digital tools 3)
sustainability, intersectionality, inclusivity, raising awareness.
By taking part in a European project, Hamaca is fostering to
expand and strengthen its international networks and share
strategies and tools in the field on cultural creation and
We also look forward to take part as partners on a Creative
Europe project. Hamaca is currently focusing on
intersectionality. Our organization is committed to be
increasingly accessible, to continue strengthening ties with the
cultural fabric and build up representations of the diversity that
constitutes the cultural and audiovisual sector of Europe.
Hamaca is focussing mostly in education programs with artists,
youngsters and universities, where video operate by boosting
thinking and action on key/urgent issues as gender, mental
health, anthropocene or commons.
Partners currently involved in the project:
Hangar (center of production and research on visual arts);
Spanish Ministry of Culture; Department de Cultura of
Generalitat de Catalunya and Municipality of Barcelona (Catalan
and Barcelona public administration); and collaborations with
institutions as La Casa Encendida, Intermediae or Instituto
From country or region:
Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Croatia, Estonia, France, Spain,
Ukraine, Finland, Germany, Tunisia, Poland, Austria, Czech
Republic,… All European countries.
Preferred field of expertise:
All arts, audiovisual, education, technology, philosophy,…
Please get in contact no later than:
15st of December 2021
Projects searched – are you interested in participating in other EU projects as a partner?
Yes / no Yes
Which kind of projects are you looking for?
Raising awareness, creating educational materials, co-working
labs, network building, innovation projects, arts research and
experimentation, networks of archives and cultural labs.
Publication of partner search:
This partner search can be published?*