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Facing the Road on Festival of Migrant Film

Facing the Road on Festival of Migrant Film

Fighting for what one believes in requires difficult choices. It can also take unimaginable courage to face life-changing consequences. Hakim Asnabla from Marocco grew up believing in freedom, democracy and equality. Because of these beliefs he joined a student movement struggling for free education. Because of his involvement he was...
Youth Reflecting "European Dream" Youth Exchange

Youth Reflecting “European Dream” Youth Exchange

Participants from Slovenia, Poland, Turkey, Netherlands and Northern Ireland met in May in Slovenia. One week long event took them on a journey to contemplate on meaning of EU on their lives, they deepened their level of understanding of national and European identities and reflected the consequences of EU crises...
Ljubljana, my City: Participatory Photography and Video Workshops for Youth

Ljubljana, my City: Participatory Photography and Video Workshops for Youth

Between September and November 2916, APIS Institute implemented participatory photography and video workshops for 12 to 14-year- olds. Workshop participants explored photography and video as a means to express their views about Ljubljana. What do children’s perspectives tell us about the city and the community we live in? What do...
Announcing the 2016 Photo Marathon Jury Awards

Announcing the 2016 Photo Marathon Jury Awards

On October 22, 2016, 271 participants across seven cities took to the streets to document 12 themes in 12 hours. APIS in 2016 joined the Photo Marathon in Ljubljana for the first time. We joined other on the ground organizers from Beirut, Algiers, Palermo, Napoli, Marseille, representing community associations in...
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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Participation in Contact Making Seminar in Derry, NI in UK

Participation in Contact Making Seminar in Derry, NI in UK

In June APIS took part in a very special ERASMUS+ Contact Making Seminar in Northern Ireland, UK. LID+ organizers brought together 10 international Erasmus+ experts to work with and mentor 10 local youth organisations to explore ideas to develop an Erasmus+ project. The experts from Spain, Germany, Portugal, Poland, Slovenia, Greece, Croatia and Ireland shared...
A European Dream - Youth Exchange

A European Dream – Youth Exchange

“A European dream” is a youth exchange project developed by young people, through which we wish to trace the beginning and the development of the idea of Europe and European values through history and current geopolitical events. Through our individual studies and media research we realized that this is knowledge a European citizen should necessarily be equipped with,...
Music on the Move Video & Evaluations

Music on the Move Video & Evaluations

At the end of September 2016 we concluded the “Music on the Move” project. Through musical creation we connected thirty-eight participants and six organizations: ADIS (Romania), AIM-Agenzia Intercultura e mobilità (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 the Kamp Kolpa in Vinica between...