2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture, in the context of developing the skills of the city’s youth, organizes LaborArtory, in collaboration with MENTOR, in January and February 2022. LaborArtory is a series of online workshops aimed at informing young audiences in the Municipality of Elefsina on issues related to modern cultural and creative industries.
Trained professionals, active in the cultural and creative industries, bring their know-how to the young people of Elefsina, at a time when the city is in the midst of cultural developments at the European level, in its role as the European Capital of Culture for 2023.
The themes of the workshops cover a wide range of fields such as cultural production and management, event organization, project management, marketing and communication, funding, etc. Their aim is to provide in-depth coverage of issues relevant to today’s cultural industries. Participants will come into contact with current trends in the field of culture and the practices followed, in order to meet the contemporary needs of the sector. At the end of the workshops, they will be able to design, implement and promote cultural actions, as well as apply for funding for their projects.
Overall, the program gives the young people of the Municipality of Elefsina the opportunity to get to know the field of cultural and creative industries, through theory and practical application developed in the field, using examples and ideas that they themselves will bring to the group.
Through the multifaceted contact with cultural and creative industries, participants will be able to share the vision of the artistic programme of Eleusis 2023 European Capital of Culture, acquiring the appropriate skills to implement an original project through the application of their acquired knowledge.
A few words about MENTOR
MENTOR is a company that is based in Elefsina and is active in the fields of cultural production and management, innovative youth entrepreneurship and research in the field of cultural industries, having distinguished itself at the national and international levels, and having implemented research projects in collaboration with research and academic institutions in Greece and internationally.
Access to Elefsina:
Via car or motorcycle via Attiki Odos or Athinon Avenue, just a 25 minute drive from the Athens city center.
Via bus (lines 845 and 871 from Piraeus, line 876 from the “Agia Marina” metro station and line 878 from Acharnai).
Via the suburban railway (Magoula Station and then bus line 863).
Via KTEL (intercity public transport bus service -> line Megara – Nea Peramos – Eleusis; starting point at Asomaton Square, Thission)