Trans-formation project is a European culture 2007-2013 cooperation project. It is coordinated by Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (Portugal). Project began at 15/02/2008 and ends at 14/02/2011. It represents ten partners from seven countries (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Latvia, Ireland and United Kingdom).
This project deals with art transformations of the landscape.
Jelgava scenario is linked with Latvia University of Agriculture which is responsible for landscape architecture student participation in all scenarios. University collaborates with Jelgava. city municipality/
The site of Jelgava scenarios conceptually integrates the artistic and cultural heritage and the natural setting into a unified whole. The requirement for participants is that they incorporate their works into the unique settings of the natural environment and city. University organizes the work in Jelgava in several levels.
The project in Jelgava aims at the following interventions:
Scenario I: Town protection system ramparts gates, market place and channel highlighting with art objects;
Scenario II: Tower — destroyed church with use of new IT Technologies and design of church structure in landscape as project exhibition area;
Scenario III: Historical connection of Baroc style palace and water, together with historical connections of old streets and water way, town and meadows, pastures.
- Title Original : Art Landscape Transformation
- Website : http://transformactions.eu/
- Notes : Project partner organizations and their scenarios:
a) Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (IPT) (Portugal): The IPT ensure the coordination of the project network. It collaborates in the appointment of cultural operators for the action, and it have a essential role in the Mação and Vila Nova de Foz Côa scenarios.
b) Cardiff University (United Kingdom): The Cardiff University is responsible for the Măgura scenario activities in Romania.
c) Consejeria General de Cultura, Junta de Extremadura (Spain): The Consejeria General de Cultura, Junta de Extremadura is responsible for the Merida scenario activities.
d) Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte (Latvia): The Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte is responsible for the Landscape Architecture involvement in all project scenarios. It will also collaborate in the managing of the Jelgava/Pedvale scenario.
e) University College Dublin (Ireland) is responsible for the Lough Boora Parklands scenario.
f) Reserve Geologique de Haute-Provence (France) is responsible for the Haute Provence scenario.
g) The Municipality of Mação (Portugal) is responsible for the Mação and Tagus-Ocreza-Zimbreira interventions and exhibitions.
h) The Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto (Portugal) will be responsible for the art involvement of young artists in the Portugal, Latvia, and Italy scenarios.
i) The Municipality of Vila Nova de Foz Côa (Portugal) is responsible for the Castanheiro do Vento and Foz Côa dam fracture interventions and exhibitions.
j) Consorzio Turistico Laghi e Nuraraghi (Italy) will be responsible for the Sardegna scenario and exhibitions.
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- Contact Person : Evita Alle
- Funding Agency : EU Culture programme (2007-2013)
- Image Title : Transformaction project logo