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A short film by Nejc Ovsenek
IN CONSULTATION WITH
RAMSAR CULTURE NETWORK
MUNICIPALITY OF MLJET
MLJET NATIONAL PARK
DIVING CENTER AQUATICA
OPG BISKUP, MLJET COOPERATIVE D. O. O.
Banner picture from slide deck gallery / HOME: EMERALD, BLUE, SILVER AND GOLD documentary film photo in
EMERALD, BLUE, SILVER, AND GOLD is an interdisciplinary pilot project. With this project, we are exploring the possibilities of cooperation and the art engagement within the nature preservation and its wise use: we encourage mobility of the artists, scientists, archaeologists, historians, youth, involved institutions and all interested parties who contribute in the raising an awareness of the inseparability of the nature and culture, the cultural and the natural heritage.
Thus, in 2018, POWERPROGRESSIVEART organized an International Interdisciplinary Meeting (Healthy living – long-term commitment) and an exhibition (NATURA: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE) in cooperation with Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society who manages Ramsar site, the urban wetland at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, aligned with the theme for COP13.
During the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) that was held at the United Arab Emirates, from 21 to 29 October 2018, the Contracting Parties were convening to assess progress in the implementation of the Convention and the wise use of wetlands, and plan their own work and that of the Secretariat for the next triennium. The theme for COP13 was “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”. The WetlandLIFE presented a three-year interdisciplinary project funded by UK Research Councils through the Valuing Nature Programme. The idea and a side event: Sense of Place & Wellbeing in Wetlands: using film & the arts to achieve SDG3 Practical ways in which arts, humanities and social sciences can be used to achieve SDG3 in urban wetlands is a guideline for the project EMERALD, BLUE, SILVER, AND GOLD.
The Ramsar Culture Network (RCN) is forming a programme aligned with the Ramsar 50th Anniversary in 2021. According to the RCN adopted indicative programme for the triennium and to honor the celebration we wish to contribute (and possibly develop that contribution) by making a documentary of Mljet island (emerald, blue, silver and gold sea), it’s wetlands, natural and cultural beauties.
(intro by Ana Gizdic and Marija Srsen)
POWERPROGRESSIVEART by following ToR for RCN (Principal operating methods, No. 22.
 According to https://www.ramsar.org/about-the-cop13
 Appendix: Indicative Activity Areas 2019 - 2021
 adopted through Decision SC57-27 in June 2019, published as Annex 3 of SC57 Doc.20 Rev.1
October 15 - 20, 2019
SHORT FILM RECORDINGS
Dean Faj POWERPROGRESSIVEART >>
Victoria Leslie WetlandLIFE >>
Nejc Ovsenek Aquatica Diving Center >>
Dorotea Radusic solo
Mirjana Tomasevic Dancevic HRV-InSEA >>
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Gizdić, Ana. Marija Sršen. EMERALD; BLUE SILVER AND GOLD (PROGRAM). PROJECTS. POWERPROGRESSIVEART. 2019.
URL: https://powerprogressiveart.wixsite.com/powerprogressiveart/emeraldbluesilver-gold (document access date)