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We are embarking on the next phase of our project, with the launch of a new website and media platform. Aimed at reporting throughout the year on the cultural transformations shaping the Europe of tomorrow, it will feature stories from all over the continent, as told by the very people driving these changes.

Read « Manifesto: A New European and Online Media Platform »

Club To Cloud #01 — Opium (Vilnius)

We are Europe is launching a new series of articles to showcase and support European nightclubs. The nightlife sector is just one of those that has been hugely impacted by the pandemic, which is why we wish to show our support for all the people and teams behind these essential cultural venues. To launch the series, we caught up with Vidmantas Čepkauskas from Opium, the iconic club in Vilnius. As the club’s artistic director, Vidmantas shares his vision for the political role occupied by the club scene.

How Important Is the Night Culture For Cities?

A conversation between Ella Overkleeft (former member of the Amsterdam Night Mayor Foundation) and Sama Abdulhadi (Palestinian artist) about the role of night culture for cities and why it should be protected.

Dance of Urgency

How can the dancefloor become a space of resistance? Bogomir Doringer explored this question at European Lab Brussels together with club Bassiani founder Naja Orashvili, Rojeh Khleif from Jazar Crew in Palestine and Kélina Gotman (King’s College).

Living Within Us, Living Outside Us

Interview with the writer Alain Damasio, philosopher of the "living beings", at a time when it is essential to be with each other!

10 Questions to Mathis Hampel

Mathis Hampel is an Austrian climate geographer, science and technology researcher and universal basic income advocate. He runs the climate change blog in the daily newspaper Der Standard and publishes internationally on relevant topics. Since 2018, he has been heading the editorial office of the civil society association Generation Grundeinkomme.

"Privacy Is About Human Dignity"

We met up with digital rights activist and privacy defender Katharina Nocun during European Lab 2019 (Lyon, France).