Engaging Tirana’s communities in Public Arts and Policy Development

This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
- Raise awareness about art in public and shared spaces in Albania by conducting and publishing research - Strengthening institutional cooperation by creating sustainable cooperative networks - Submitting policy recommendations and an action plan - Engaging communities in Tirana through participative activities - Contribute to a sustainable system of governance for public art though the introduction of a participatory process involving cross-sectorial cooperation and civil society engagement - Targeting excluded groups in order to widen their participation in the creation and production of public art - Supports policy measures to improve gender equality in public art and encourage themes that reflect on gender equality
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
- Signed Memorandum of Collaboration with Tirana Municipality and Ministry of Culture. Informaction exchange and making information accessible to the public. - 1st digital Public Arts Map with over 430 entries - Free online and 100 copies of printed publication Artistic Expressions in Tirana- Past and Present - 3000 printed brochures on HARP project - Website/ documentation and promotion www.HARP.al - 430 hours of public art workshops - 1 International Conference on Arts in Public Spaces - Promotion of gender diversity, LGBTQ+ community, and support of about 70% women engaged in the project - Campaigns for raising awareness on public arts and decision making - Collaboration and support with artists and other CSOs - 770 surveys (Report 1 and Report 2)collected from businesses, communities, CSOs and various stakeholders, for recommendations on Public Arts Policy and Action Plan 5yrs. - Development and Implementation of 4 Community Public Art Projects led by 4 creative women - Bottom up development of Recommendations for Civil-Public-Private Partnership in Public Art Policy and Action Plan 2019-2025 documents submitted to Tirana Municipality and Ministry of Culture.
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