“Memory and imaginary” / International* Creation Retreat

June 6, 2018

Brăduleț July 28 - August 5, 2018

Project organized by Arhitext Design Foundation in partnership with

Project co-funded by the National Cultural Fund Administration

About the topic

The International Creative Camp is dedicated to unlocking / re-discovering the meaning and role of memory and imagination in the dialogue between the arts in and through their (theoretical) and critical (written) approaches.

What we offer

The Camp's program includes conferences and discussions with special guests, documentary evenings, visits to architectural and natural monuments, and workshops for participants.

The organizers provide round-trip transportation by bus from Bucharest to Brăduleț and accommodation in a homestead in Brăduleț, where the work sessions will be held too. The homestead is equipped with sanitary facilitiy, shower, cold water, hot water, a minimally equipped kitchen, dining room, garden and orchard. Lunch can be served at an extra cost in the immediate vicinity of the house.

We offer more details on the day of the training we make before the departure to the Camp, or by e-mail at arhitext@gmail.com and on

Special guests

The coordination team

Arpad Zachi - host and coordinator

Vladimir Vinea - mediator


What we expect from participants

The participants make an essay on the topic Memory and the Imaginary, participate in the debate with colleagues and guests, present the final version of the essay to the public, and participate in at least three debates on the work of their camp colleagues, and also participate at guest conferences.

How to enroll

The camp has 9 places for which we expect students from the faculties of architecture and urbanism, plastic art, drama, music, anthropology, literature, journalism.

In order to registrate and enroll, you must send an email to arhitext@gmail.com containing:

  1. a portfolio of written essays
  2. the completed registration form:
    Registration form memory and imaginary camp 2018.docx

Participation fee

The participation fee is 150 lei (35 euro) / person.

You can also register online at https://creationretreat.eu

* East Centric Arch Countries - Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary