pothoven_castrum_peregrini_20172017 artists in the residence at Castrum Peregrini supported by the Mondriaan Fund:

March & April 2017: Pieter Paul Pothoven
October & November 2017: Aimée Zito Lema

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European Academy of Participation

Creative producers and the communities of tomorrow

European Academy of Participation International Conference from Create on Vimeo.

A Strategic Partnership supported by the ERASMUS+ programme of the European Commission. September 2015 – August 2018

The European Academy of Participation (EAP) brings together 10 partners from all over Europe, including higher education institutions and arts and culture organisations. The project aims to make a contribution to a more inclusive Europe, in which people live together in mutual respect of their differences. The EAP partners consider participatory practice in art and culture as a central tool to involve communities in a positive process of constructing a shared cultural space. Read more…


The Warp and Weft of Memory

warp-and-weftA project by Renee Turner and writer Kate Pullinger. While currently in the research phase, eventually the project will result in an online narrative exploring the wardrobe of Gisèle d’Ailly van Waterschoot van der Gracht (1912 – 2013), and the ways in which it reflects her life, work, and various histories through textiles and clothing. Read more.


Castrum Peregrini Dialogue (CPD)

A diverse group of authors, scholars, artists and policy makers meets in three consecutive sessions as of November 2016 for a moderated dialogue about viable concepts of Living In Diversity. The aim is to draft principles of diversity, specifying the disagreements and the mechanisms of agreement/disagreement and find a language of diversity that allows for the open exchange (Chatham House Rule), reflection, discussion, inspiration.


Silent Heroes

krystyna-gleislers-kennkarte_014A project about helpers and rescuers during WWII and their representation today. Discover amazing stories, inspiring projects and dilemmas of dealing with history.




IMG_5117Amie Dicke’s artistic research reveals a surprising and insightful perspective on Castrum Peregrini’s history, its physical traces and the life of the founder artist Gisèle van Waterschoot van der Gracht.