From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture

Project Details


The project seeks to understand how training and education in art and culture can constitute powerful resources to address the issue of conflict as well as to envision creative ways in which to deal with conflictual phenomena. It aims at advancing the conceptual framework of intercultural dialogue and enhancing the role of public arts and cultural institutions in fostering togetherness through cultural diversity and intercultural encounters.
Effective start/end date1/07/1731/12/21

Collaborative partners

  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa (lead)
  • Tensta Konsthall
  • SAVVY Contemporary
  • Royal College of Art
  • Fundació Antoni Tàpies
  • Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts
  • Museet for Samtidskunst
  • L'École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • Arts
  • Culture
  • Conflict
  • Conviviality
  • Creativity


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