ANNOUNCEMENT: Drywall construction workshop

After the workshop of separating glass by color, which was held at OPG Peublo Escondio in Lončari during the arrival of artist Dodd Holsapple, work on the art installation that will be located near the River Bijela is ongoing.

Holsapple will be part of the drywall construction workshop that will be held on Saturday, September 30 at the approach to the canyon of the River Bijela. It is part of the creation of his art installation, which, in addition to drywall, will also consist of glass mosaics collected in eco-activities, and together they will form a space for sitting, socializing and talking.

The workshop will be led by members of the Dragodid association, who will teach about the use of traditional construction techniques.

The use of drywall in an art installation aims to nurture and value drywall construction as a cultural heritage, but also to encourage their further restoration and valuation in terms of tourism.

In addition to the practical, there is also an educational part of the program aimed at informing local residents and visitors about the values ​​of natural and cultural heritage. A hot meal is provided for all participants.

By using the stone discarded during the selection of commercial stone from Benkovac, this workshop aims to point out the huge problem created by the lunar landscape, where cove become locations for throwing and disposing of slaughterhouse, construction and communal waste by unscrupulous citizens.

The workshop is part of the project „#itIsNotTooLate – Seagrass beds: Zostera marina, Zostera noltei and Cymodocea nodosa, their significance for fish life and the overall ecosystem of the three seas area“, as part of campaign at the end of June 2022 also held to clean up the River Zrmanja.

The action is part of a project approved through the Three Seas FLAG competition for the selection of the Measure 2.1 project. support for the valuation, protection and promotion of the natural resource base – rivers, seas and coasts within the implementation of the Local Development Strategy in fisheries FLAG Three Seas for the period 2014-2020.

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