Company/Organization Name: 
Open Up project
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Description/Useful Info: 

Open Up is a cultural project (2020-2023), co-funded by the Creative Europe programme that aims to bring to the surface and promote underrepresented artists, designers, craftspeople and performers located in the seven cities of the partner organisations. It furthermore aims to establish sustainable art practises amongst them, by providing the participants with training and knowledge through the project’s various actions, which include laboratories, workshops, festivals and exhibitions. Open Up intents to empower creators to develop their skills, present their works and create a new business model frameworks, which will enable them to sustain their work even after the end the project.

Training/Seminar Title: 
Visual Arts Lab
Training/Seminar description: 

 Open Call for participation in the Visual Arts Lab - Printmaking: Silkscreen & Photo Etching

This all-inclusive workshop is part of the Open Up project & is an introduction to different applications of digital process and the photography application in contemporary printmaking.

The lab is designed to further develop and enrich the participants’ skills, broaden their knowledge and expertise and eventually allow them to present their work to the public through new technologies.

Participants will have access to local professional printmaking facilities and will be able to work independently after a period of introduction and mentoring. They will enter a European network of artists and professional trainers and will have the opportunity to make connections in Cyprus and abroad. All participants will receive a certificate of participation at no cost.

The workshop will take place at NiMAC (19, Palias Ilektrikis, 1016 Nicosia), which is located in the Old City Centre of Nicosia, from May to November 2021, and is free of charge.

Profile of Participants:

  • Have a passion for Art
  • Be interested in Printmaking, Silkscreen & Photo Etching
  • Be motivated to learn and develop their skills in the field
  • Availability for a year-long commitment
  • Have a basic knowledge of English and/or Greek
  • Be over 18 years old


To apply:

Please email us at with the Subject of the email being “Visual Arts Lab Application”, with (1) a short biography/ CV where (if applicable) you will include any relevant experience, skills or qualifications you have in the field. Please note that any previous involvement is desirable, but not necessary. (2) A short statement saying why you are interested in applying.


Total Duration: 
48 Days
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More Information(download document): 
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