PROJECTS

XARKIS FESTIVAL 2016

The 4th Xarkis Festival was realized in Lofou village (Limassol district) where it included a seven days event dedicated to creativity, participatory design and social innovation. Music technology, folk culture, theatre, storytelling, photography, art, design, philosophy, crafts, volunteering among other educational activities took place. The Festival had as a climax a cross-cultural music concert and an intergenerational fiesta in the village square.

 

XARKIS FESTIVAL 2015

Xarkis Festival moved this year to the picturesque village of Lofou and opened its doors for the audience a third year round. This year Xarkis “grew” and included a more diverse schedule with educational workshops, presentations, performances and music celebration….press here for more…

Karagkiozis with Thodoris Kostidakis

THE CYPRUS CIRCLE EXHIBITION 2015

This summer, Xarkis participated with Xarkis Festival in the group exhibition called “The Cyprus Circle at Point Centre of….press here for more…

KALAVASOS TENTA FESTIVAL 

“Reformulating the museum experience”
“Nearly all history of Cyprus can be traced in one village – in Kalavasos.” Alison, Archaeologist.
The workshop was facilitated as part of “Tenta Cultural Festival”, in Kalavasos….press here for more…


PARTICIPATORY DESIGN 2014

These workshops are about experimentation, dialogue and research into the potential of designed urban interventions that may offer up social and practical benefits for individuals, social groups and / or whole communities. In such projects, the co-design of communication tools is essential….press here for more…


XARKIS POPS UP 2014

Xarkis pop up space bloomed during Nicosia pop up festival 2014, in City Plaza starting from the 15th of November – 15th of January 2015….press here for more…


XARKIS FESTIVAL 2014

In the second festival, which took place again in Arsos village in August 2014, the local projects involved were increased. Xarkis was thus becoming established as a design-driven initiative aiming at activating, co-ordinating and amplifying local projects in order to bring about sustainable….press here for more…


A NEW DAY IN CYPRUS 2013

A New Day in Cyprus was a celebration of Cyprus’ youth taking things into their own hands. The last few years (both pre and post crisis) have seen Cyprus drowning in fears of socio-economic collapse, misrepresentation by politically incapable leadership and….press here for more…


XARKIS FESTIVAL 2013

On 15-17th of August 2013, approximately 600 people came together in the mountainous village of Arsos in Cyprus, to participate in a new co-design and socio-material assembly that went by the name of Xarkis. In this framework structure, Xarkis festival consisted of….press here for more…