The project is executed by the Art Today Association- Plovdiv and financed by the Programme BG08
“Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Arts”, Small Grant Scheme “Contemporary art and culture presented and reaching a broader audience”, Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area.
The project LUMMIX Light Festival has the goal of creating an innovative cultural event, which happens in the city of Plovdiv and helps the cultural diversity and social fusion, trough the cultural dialogue.
Among the specific goals of the project is creating a new art event, which includes creating a new exhibition of contemporary art, enriching the cultural live of Plovdiv, giving opportunity to isolated social groups to participate in cultural events and their direct involvement in the events, and giving opportunity for collaboration between local and international artists and participants from the Roma groups in front of wide audience with innovative works of art. To reach these goals the project inludes the following activities: A workshop in the Stolipinovo Roma neighborhood and the LUMMIX Light Festival.
The workshop includes training of Roma citizens in creating works of art- light installations, objects or video art.