CGE goes Freiraumgalerie during the World Commons Week

CGE goes Freiraumgalerie during the World Commons Week

Last Saturday CGE was invited to get to know Freiraumgalerie’s work. This collective has been revitalising Halle through public art, urban planning and local participation. In the Freiimfelder neighbourhood their work has gone from wall painting to common area construction. To share their experience and inspire others, they invited CGE Erfurt e.V. for a visit during the World Commons Week. Continue reading

Stadt Im Dialog 3: Dialogue in Regions

Stadt Im Dialog 3: Dialogue in Regions

As the continuation of the “Stadt im Dialog” project, funded by German Foreign Ministry (Auswärtiges Amt), CGE e.V Erfurt, with our Russian project partner CISR, has started the implementation of the “Stadt im Dialog 3”, focusing on the issue of regional development in the small towns of Russia. Continue reading

Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!

Build The Resistance: Responding to nationalism and the far-right with street art and community organizing!

Far-right, populist and nationalist organizations are growing all over Europe, and many of them have become present in national parliaments for the first time in many decades – in Germany the populist anti-immigration party “AfD” got 13% in the national elections, in Greece the far-right party “Golden Dawn” as seen an increase in both militant activity and electoral results and in Italy the populist anti-European Five Star Movement won the national elections and openly fascist movements such as Casa Pound saw a considerable growth in militancy and street violence against immigrants and minorities. Continue reading