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Campus Vedi A very simple yet powerful premise guides us: any solution for the future must be creative and build on collaboration.

our goal is to activate both within the vocational path of vulnerable youth as a way to thrive a positive change in society.


...What is a Campus VEDI ...in 4 sentences

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A campus on how art and creativity can connect cultures and peoples for changing their world for good.

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A crowd-sourced art project geared to improve quality of life of vulnerable communities.

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A transmedia platform where young creators showcase ideas and make them happen collaboratively.

All-in-one, one step at a time.


Campus Vedi

evinces innovative solutions for important matters that affects marginalized cultural groups and underprivileged social backgrounds. Powered by intercultural innovation training methodologies, the Campus engages the capacity of young creators to overcome barriers posed by cultural or socioeconomic backgrounds and thrive their imagination by taking part in a collaborative-art project that hold potential for replicating effects to improve their societies. The campus core idea is to gather some of the most active young artist and creative thinkers from Window to Diversity´s international network, in order to design and create a trans-disciplinary collaborative-art project, focused on make a difference in their communities and inspire others.


Campus Vedi

promotes a co-creative cultural exchange based on mutual recognition in equity, for a social positive change: we gather youth form diverse cultural origins and nations to co-create an interconnected art project. Our methodology underlines the importance of culture as source of knowledge, meanings and positive values for the societies, using a very attractive approach for the global youth: art and new media. Throughout a north-south-south cultural cooperation ecosystem, Campus VEDI embarks participants into a journey of selfdiscovery and trans-boundary solidarity that will evidence the possibilities of crowdsourced transdisciplinary art for freed their speech, unleash their creativity and transform their societies. One idea at a time.


The of a

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Stages

Campus Vedi

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We will gather in a same space for a summer-campus-like experience, 15 of the most creative young artist and gamechangers from different cultures.

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The Campus

The core group-dynamic methodology will help participants learn from each-other’s realities while designing a multi-layered collaborative–art methodology with a positive impact on chosen social issues. Broad cathegories of selected issues can be: gender equality, evironmental preservation, cultural rights of minorities, access to basic needs, etc. They must be addressed in a collaborative fashion by applying intercultural innovationbased approaches. In parallel, a set of workshops and specialized training modules will be offered. In other words: the solution will arise by combining strategies from every culture´s imaginary, knowledge and values into a collaborative art project´s design.


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The Art project

The goal of this stage is to set-up the right conditions for the art-project implementation, as much as mentoring campus participants as focal points in their communities, developing ownership, self-esteem, confidence, resilience and other soft skills needed for young creative leaders to unfold their potential.

The project itself will necessarily be a coral expression of art and digital forms of creativity: Photography, Video, Drawing and illustration, music, performative art... all of them created and/or performed back in their livinghoods. During creation process, participants from all communities will be interconnected, producing all art contents in a network fashion. The results will manifest the power of art as a bridge across cultures, helping under-represented communities regain cultural recognition, embrace coexistence in equity and promote solidarity in nowadays Network Society.


The whole process will produce a transmedia art online platform, made up of all the creations and a set of systematized interactive content that will allow others to replicate the experience in further locations both, from Window to Diversity network and beyond.

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The Transmedia Platform

Summing up, Campus VEDI is the perfect medium to awake youth´s creative thinking through which diverse people can work together, fostering mutual understanding and collaboration through art, in order to make a difference for their communities and the world.


Campus Vedi is a collaborative creativity adventure imagined and designed by

Window to Diversity

with the support of our beloved partners: UNESCO Chair on Cultural Policies and Cooperation University of Girona CEPHCIS - National Autonomous University of Mexico Cultural Center of Spain in Guatemala Cultural Center of Spain in Peru Unesco Etxea Cultura Savia Yucatรกn .txt // Texto de cinema


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