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All Inclusive Sarajevo

May 25 – May 29, 2009

Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

Obala Maka Dizdara 3, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

What is the All Inclusive Sarajevo Project?

The idea of this project is to start a collaboration between designers with innovative ideas and exceptional craftsmen working for different organizations that employ disabled people to codesign a collection of designer products.It came from Sarajevo designers from Kulturanti association and it was accepted at the famous Helen Hamlyn Centre of the Royal College of Art in London that holds similar workshops worldwide.

All Inclusive Sarajevo workshop will be held from May 25 to 29, 2009 in Sarajevo and is organized by the Kulturanti association from Sarajevo and Helen Hamlyn Centre. The project was awarded a grant under the Creative Collaborations project fund of the British Council. Local partners and workshop participants are the following companies employing persons with disabilities: Librag, Association of Deaf and Hard of Hearing of Canton Sarajevo, Pismolik, the Center for Self-Reliance and  Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo. Other partners are the Association of Blind of Canton Sarajevo, Association of Paraplegics and Persons with Infantile Paralysis of Canton Sarajevo and Kulturni Front from Belgrade.

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Julia Cassim Visits Sarajevo

A public presentation of All Inclusive Sarajevo Project was held in late March at the British Council premises.

At the Sarajevo presentation, Julia Cassim, a Senior Research Fellow at the Helen Hamlyn Centre of the Royal College of Art in London, presented this institution’s work, the program of the past workshops and the principles on which the All Inclusive Sarajevo project is going to be realized. On the second day, Julia Cassim held a lecture at the Academy of Fine Arts and later visited the partner companies employing people with disabilities.

Julia Cassim's Presentation at the British Council in Sarajevo

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