ANNOUNCEMENT: Presentation of the installation, research work and completion of the project “It’s not too late”

Excursion, work action, presentation of an art installation, fun and socializing. All of this includes the program that will be held 6. 7. on October 6th, 7th and 8th in the canyon of the Bijela River and at OPG Pueblo Escondido, which marks the end of the project “It’s not too late”.

After the previous eco-cleaning actions, which relieved the entrance to the canyon with 120 cubic meters of various waste and loose glass, the final action will use the waste for an installation by the American artist Dodd Holsapple, who has been staying in Lončari for some time.

The program begins on Friday, October 6that 9:00 a.m. with a workshop on making Holsapple’s installation, with lunch scheduled for 2:00 p.m. At 3 p.m., work will begin on the arrangement of the new boulder climbing area Trbovići (near Lončar).

In the evening, starting at 7 p.m., there will be a public presentation of the work “Mapping the habitats of seagrass beds of the Karina Sea: Zostera marina, Zostra noltei, Cymodocea nodosa” which is the result of the research work of the Marine Explorers Society 20.000 leagues as part of the “IT IS NOT TOO LATE Seagrass beds” project.

The work will be presented by Hrvoje Čizmek.

The following is a conversation with Dodd Holsapple, during which he will present his work and stay in Lončari. Apart from the author of installation’s, Jagoda Cupać, Kamene Babe (Dresden), Davorka Perić, Vizura Aperta, (Zagreb), Juraj Aras, Teatro Verrdi (Zadar), Marko Simić, Lončari (Karin Gornji) will also speak.

The evening ends with a food art performance by Buba Buba from OPG due di denari (Karin Gornji) and a performance by DJ Grance.

The final campaign starts on Saturday 7.10. at 9 am, and will continue until 2 pm, when lunch is provided for all excursionists.

The afternoon is reserved for swimming and climbing activities in the canyon of the River Bijela, and in the evening the socializing continues at OPG Pueblo Escondido where local producers will present their eco products.

Dinner is scheduled for 8 p.m., followed by a band performance Munchies Sound System – Roots, Reggae, Dub humble, Bamwise, Bellyfull.

The socializing continues the day after, on Sunday, October 8,, with the viewing and reflection of engaged art films – the story of the Italian fisherman and activist Paolo Fanciulla and the underwater museum that saved the sea grass and the art film “IT IS NOT TOO LATE” Vladimir Mikete who in his own way initiated an avalanche of activities and diverse collaborations, that is, a dialogue between art and ecology.

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.

A series of events that take place from the 16 September to 10 October, supported by the Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities of the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

Co-financed by means of:

European Union from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

Three Seas FLAG for project selection Measures 2.1. 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.

SNV Serb National Council

Adria Think D.O.O.

Organization and production of sports and cultural programs:

Sports-Climbing Club Paklenica, Association for nature, environment, sustainable development and tourism Lončari

Participating: Students of ALU Split, Students of ALU Zagreb, NMMU Zagreb, Students of the Zadar High School of Natural Sciences and Graphics, Erasmus student network Zadar, Sports climbing club Paklenica, The Serbian Cultural Society “Prosvjeta” , SNV-The Serb National Council, Association Lončari, Organization Ocean of Knowledge, Art organization Teatro VeRRdi, Association Vizura Aperta, Center for new, Eko Zrmanja Association, Karin Resort Association, OPG Pueblo Escondido, OPG Due di denari Karin Gornji.

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