September 18, 2023

First Edition: Autumn 2024

With anticipation and determination, we are delighted to announce new dates for the engaged arts festival Privacytopia. Originally set for March, we were obliged to move and are now aiming for the fall 2024.  Ghent will continue to be the location. And so too will the festival’s dynamism and critical spirit.  We are determined to […]

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September 11, 2023

Applications well reveived

We would like to express our gratitude for all the responses to our open call. All of your applications have been warmly received across a variety of platforms, and we have incorporated them all as of Monday, September 11.  We received an overwhelmingly positive response. We want to thank you for the numerous applications from […]

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June 19, 2023

Introducing the Curator of Privacytopia 2024

Annually, the Privacytopia arts festival will work with a new curator or curatorial team. The first edition of the arts festival welcomes Régine Debatty, a Belgian curator, blogger and art critic who lives in Turin, Italy. In 2004, she created we make money not art, a blog that has received numerous distinctions over the years, […]

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May 12, 2023

Involving the local scene

Privacytopia is a festival that evolves from the participation of the local scene and is rooted in and intertwined with its surrounding community. The initial brainstorming sessions for the Ghent edition are being planned with the goal of bringing together partners from Ghent and other cities and cultures. These sessions aim to learn about local […]

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April 23, 2023

Privacytopia edition is gaining momentum

On April 27th, we started co-creating the festival together with local artists and cultural organizations at Cultuurcentrum 404. For example, digital disobedience, data centers and LARPs were discussed in the context of the festival, as were locations and venues (Floralienhal, Wintercircus and more), cultural heritage and colonization. In this way, Privacytopia edition one is being […]

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