Useful Art for Communities

Allow yorself to feel

Art and mental health workshop by Beatriz Gonzalez Rodriguez Allow yourself to feel A workshop where the partecipants, led  explored their inner emotions and communicating them through creativity. Art and creativity have documented effects on mental, physical and emotional well-being.We all know the feeling of calm that comes when working on a creative project.Art is a […]

Cabaret Baubo

CO-CREATIVE PERFORMATIVE WORKSHOP BY LUSUS THEATRE Cabaret Baubo On a dark and cold depressing night, Lusus Theater found Baubo, the goddess of the Belly Laughter, according to Greek mythology.  Now they all are “the fools who follow Baubo, and who want to spread her word”.  Lusus means playfulness in Latin and it is what this group […]

Social Knitting Club

Community project by Catherine Vilain Dybro Social Knitting Club The project started in January 2023 and consisted of monthly knitting club gatherings facilitated by Cathrine. The gatherings were  a combination of casual knitting sessions and meetings centred around different themes.  You can follow the Facebook page for the future events, still happening outside of UAC! […]


Useful Arts for Communities x Kosmologym Assemball An event, during which players explored human organizational structures by precariously binding them together for a game of bondage basketball.Jerseys and connectors turned teams into visual representations of various hierarchical and non-hierarchical organizations. Kosmologym is an art and game design collective.Our games challenge players to encounter others (human and […]

Flâneurs of X+K: An Itinerant Conjuring

NYC BASED @FLUXFACTORY ARTISTS GIL LOPEZ & KALON HEYWARD AND LOCAL PERFORMERS Flâneurs of X+K: An Itinerant Conjuring An evening stroll (re)discovering the hidden treasures and future histories of place. Bringing our personal, ecologic, industrial and other cultural knowledge to light and imaginations to share as we redefine our mental maps and place in time […]

Alchemical Ritual As De-Colonial Repair

Artivist workshop Alchemical Ritual As De-Colonial Repair This series offered a personalized workshop series using ritual as de-colonial repair. The workshop walked community members 1:1 through a ritual using the 5 elements, physical movement (embodied wisdom), personal objects + spaces, and sometimes public objects + spaces to generate soul retrieval. Soul retrieval is a process […]

Meet Up for Artists in Social Practices

Useful Art for Communities Meet Up for Artists in Social Practices Series of meetings with social artists seeking to find a meeting point according to essential aspects of the same movement in order to consider creating a community that contributes to the generation of a long-term advocacy plan. During the meet-ups we connect and share […]

You Are Nature

Initiated and curated by Den Grønne Studenterbevægelse  & curated by beatriz gonzalez Rodriguez You areNature Public art Installation In collaboration with Den Grønne Studenterbevaegelse, Tearetet Svalegangen and Useful Art for Communities (UAC). The relationship between humans and nature is wildly unbalanced which threatens the existence of both. Nature needs more space – also in Aarhus. Urban […]

Ocean Interspace of “Reflexion”

interactive installation  by giovanna albani Ocean Interspace of “Reflexion” Planet Earth is also known as the Blue Planet in our solar system. The majority of the surface (≈71%) is covered by the oceans. As a coincidence the humankind is made up mostly of water (≈70%), which create a connection between the Blue planet and us.The […]

Xinema – Public Cinema

participatory cinema Xinema Xinema was born in the district of Institut for (X) in Godsbanen: a platform created by local and international multicultural artists. It aims at promoting young cinematographers and strengthen the community of Aarhus by making an artistic cinematographic culturally rich space for active learning and discussions on social, economic, and environmental issues. […]