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Rhythm of Youth Presentational Video

Rhythm of Youth Presentational Video

At the end of October 2015 we concluded the “Rhythm of Youth” project. Through musical creation we connected thirty participants and six organizations: ADIS (Romania),Associazione TDM 2000 (Italy), Zavod APIS (Slovenia), The Inside Out Programme (UK), United Societies of Balkans (Greece), Urbana mladež (Croatia). This examination of cultural diversity took place in...
Last Witnesses

Last Witnesses

This is a photo documentary exhibition about the impact of human rights violations inflicted seven decades ago and then forgotten. It captures the vulnerability of survivors, an intimate heritage of the internment in poorly known Italian fascist concentration camps for civilians. The first opening happened in September 2013 at the...
Exhibition MIGRATION

Exhibition MIGRATION

Transmedia exhibition features the work of photographers Manca Juvan, DK, Fernanda Prado Verčič; in the Ljubljana’s Španski borci the exhibition also featured photographer Ana Sluga. In addition to the photographs the exhibition included video content, created by Romana Zajec, co-founder of APIS Institute.   This transmedia exhibition aims to examine...
MIGRATION and SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT: Anna Lindh Foundation project

MIGRATION and SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT: Anna Lindh Foundation project

We present the results of successfully completed project of video training, which has been implemented in Slovenia and Jordan. Through video training and international cooperation, we encourage reflection on migration from the perspective of contribution to the development of society, the flow of knowledge and intercultural exchange. The participating organizations...
Bringing Knowledge In Youth Centers

Bringing Knowledge In Youth Centers

Youth from the Slovene capital  Neighborhood Youth Centers of Črnuče and Zalog welcomed and enjoyed aromatherapy workshops Institute APIS offered. In alignment with do-it-yoursel philosophy they  created their own perfume, massage oil, washing detergent … The aim of the project was to educate youngsters about the use of essential oils and...
Fascism: Cutting Through Historic Amnesia

Fascism: Cutting Through Historic Amnesia

In Slovenia a project whose aim is to remember concentration camps run by Italian fascism is underway. While the focus is on survivors, their relatives and friends from Slovenia, breaking through a historic amnesia is crucial to the authors. In September 2013 an exhibition will be held at the Museum...
From Workers to Activists - For a Better Life!

From Workers to Activists – For a Better Life!

From Workers to Activists is a documentary film about activistic and ambitious radio show that tries to break a vicious circle of exploitation of immigrant workers in Slovenia. The documentary film is a co-production of Institute APIS. Authors of the documentary film: Research journalist: Anja Kuhar  |  Camera: Klemen Krek  |  Editing: Romana Zajec   Immigrant workers...
Italian Fascist Camps

Italian Fascist Camps

Italian Association of audio documentarists AUDIODOC manages the project of mapping, documentation and collection of oral testimonies on fascist camps during WW2. In Slovenia Apis co-founder Saša Petejan interviewed survivors of camps on croatian island of Rab and in Gonars (Italy). Fascist concentration system has made ​​use of various tools...
EU: Keeping out the refugees

EU: Keeping out the refugees

This is an interview with dr. Roman Herzog, a political activist and radio documentary author. He explains how EU adopted German policy from the 90s when Germany closed borders for refugees. EU has been fighting refugees outside it’s borders for many years now. In recent years these actions are mostly coordinated by...
Italian Winter

Italian Winter

In a short video a graphic novel author interrupts Italian’s historic amnesia and apologizes to citizens of Slovenia. A fascist camp survivor remembers events happened seven decades ago as they are happening in the very moment.  Something would be missing  if a psychologist would’t have a say on war trauma....
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“Music on the Move”, Youth Exchange by river Kolpa, 22 – 30 August 2016

“Music on the Move”, Youth Exchange by river Kolpa, 22 – 30 August 2016

The »Music on the Move« project aims to examine cultural versatility in a group of 36 young participants from Greece, Croatia, Italy, Romania, Slovenia, and the United Kingdom, connecting them through cooperative musical creation. The exchange will take place by river Kolpa in Bela krajina, between 22 August and 30 August 2016. In the course...
Call for "Framing Equality"

Call for “Framing Equality”

Invitation to female migrant and Roma participants for a PHOTO/VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOPS. Free of charge! Apply till 10th August 2015! We are looking for participants for a PHOTO/VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOPS. The workshop is designed for migrant and Roma women and is FREE OF CHARGE! Equipment will be available, no experience is required. It will take place in...
Call for Youth Exchange "Rhythm of Youth"

Call for Youth Exchange “Rhythm of Youth”

The “Rhythm of Youth” youth exchange will gather youth from Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Italy, UK and Greece, from August26th to September 3rd 2015 by the river Kolpa in the Bela krajina region. Music workshops combined with generally beneficial content tied to music and performance is aimed at stimulating youth participation in society and personal development....