Open Call for young artists


In the framework of the international project Refresh+: “Young artists refreshing heritage sites and legends”, we were looking for 2 artists from Croatia, 18-30 years old to become part of an international multidisciplinary team and participate in co-creation processes. 


  • 18-30 years old

  • student, recent graduate or in the early stage of your career;

  • active in the field of visual arts, including new media, film and video, performing arts, including music, dance, theatre and circus

  • interested in tangible and intangible cultural heritage

  • open minded and curious

  • willing to engage in co-creation processes, work interdisciplinary and in collaboration with others

  • have a good knowledge of English

The call was simultaneously published in Croatia, Finland, Slovenia, Romania and Spain and it was open until 10th of February. Each partner in those countries was selecting artists to form the international team who will participate in the Refresh+ project and work on innovative approaches to interpretation of heritage and legends.

The group of artists will:

  • participate in the 5-day Bootcamp organized in Split (Croatia) in May 2021 (travel and accommodation costs covered)

  • participate in the production week in Slovenia (October 2021) or Romania (February 2022) (travel, accommodation and production costs covered)

  • be provided with coaching and mentorship during the whole process including the marketing training in Spain (June 2022)

  • learn and develop co-creation strategies

  • have their work presented and promoted internationally

  • be part of the international network.



We have received a large number of good quality applications and the CHC team of experts chose two artists:

  • Mia Štark (1992.), multimedia artist, based in Zagreb. She has BA and MA degrees in Fine Arts (the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek), and BA in Contemporary Dance (the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb).

  • Elizabeta Ružić (1996.), audiovisual artist, based in Split. She is a student of the Arts Academy in Split (Film and Video department), currently working on the experimental film. 

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