Mihai Gotiu

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Freelance journalist, Cluj-Napoca

Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow

Project:

Transformers MMXX. The Power of Culture in Social Change

In the past decade, life in the city of Cluj has fundamentally changed due to several culture initiatives: an independent film festival (TIFF), social poster campaigns (MindBomb), a project to enlarge pedestrian areas, and the establishment of an independent cultural centre (The Paintbrush Factory). Starting from these examples, the project intends to document, analyze and promote, from a journalistic perspective, similar culture initiatives and their effects in other cities across Europe.