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The Biennale of Western Balkans presents Art Pluriverse II, a community science series on intangible & natural heritage in the Balkans titled “Iatrosophia: On Folk Medicine and Phytogeography” linking intangible cultural heritage with art and open knowledge

After the successful first edition of 2020, the Biennale presents a communities-based digital programme through a series of open calls for artists, researchers and communities until 13 December 2021. Participants to be chosen will be announced in mid-January 2022 and will begin cooperation under two tracks: the Artist-Community Synergies, and the FAIR & CARE Community Archives.

Art Pluriverse II is realized under the scientific direction of Dr Christos Dermentzopoulos and curation by Mariana Zikou, Elli Leventaki and Katerina Zachou.

The Biennale of Western Balkans (BoWB) is a non-profit organisation operating as a biennial festival and year-round project, located in the city of Ioannina, region of Epirus, northwestern Greece. BoWB is an initiative of the History of Art Laboratory of the School of Fine Arts in the University of Ioannina and its team, presented through its main festival every two years, the annual Art Pluriverse Community Science Series and the open-access pluriverse publications. The Biennale of Western Balkans promotes intangible & natural heritage through art, technology and open knowledge, with the vision to inspire people experiencing tradition anew.