Open Call

Call for Artists

Deadline for Applications: July 31st, 2019

Based out of the Department of Law, Economics and Sociology at the University of Catanzaro (Italy), Cultural Commons and Urban Dynamics will explore and probe the important relationships and overlaps of heritage, contemporary art and practices of sharing on the background of the present urban condition.

The conference will focus on dilemmas, issues and effects of cultural commons looking specifically at protocols, values, norms and collective actions. Particular focus will be placed on the role of creative actions and emerging forms of cooperation in preserving and engendering cultural value whilst cross-breeding tradition and innovation.

We invite artists to submit an application. The conference will be held in English. Accepted formats: presentations, visual art, sound art, performance, film screening.

APPLY NOW   The Call for Artists closed on July 31st. However, you are always welcome sign up to attend the event and exchange experiences and thoughts.


Call for Papers

Deadline for Applications: July 31st, 2019

The conference welcomes submissions from young researchers and doctoral students from economic, legal, architectural, urbanistic, sociologic, historic studies focusing on the issues described above. The deadline is 31 July, 2019. 9 to 12 papers will be accepted for presentation. Submissions will be evaluated by the scientific committee in the light of their consistency with the conference purposes and object.

An abstract (1000 words), the name, email address and affiliation of each author can be sent to


Participation fee

Doctoral Students: 120€
Young Researchers: 150€

Fees include access to the two-day conference, with lunch and coffee breaks throughout. Fees do not cover travel and accommodation costs. To register, please send an email to and transfer the participation fee to:

Tools for Culture
IBAN: IT68 Z020 0805 2160 0010 4799 289
Object: **Name, Surname** , Cultural Commons Conference