Thanks to all your votes, we succeeded to get support from SPP Foundation - 4,813 votes placed our S3 in second position out of 240 projects competing for the grant. See the photo-report below of how we finally fought for every vote in the city centre. Together with the donation from the Snadík family and 2% of your taxes we have raised funds of nearly 30 thousands euros. So we can again start to experiment with low-cost alternative architecture, and develop a new space for contemporary art named S3. It won’t be easy, but we would like to start to start in Spring 2013.
What is S3? Since the building of S2 theatre, we are working on a project for a third Stanica building. We introduced first designs a year ago. Again, it´s an ultra low-cost project.
The gallery and studios will be created from eight retired shipping containers. With this, we´re going to create new opportunities for the works of young artists and designers. The three-storey space will include workrooms, studios, exhibition areas, as well, as offices. The authors of the project are: architect Martin Jančok with landscape architect Michal Marcinov and designer Peter Liška. At the moment, there are also Dutch-Serbian architects Stealth Unlimited working on the concept, creating with us a “catalogue” of potential waste and recycled materials good for construction or completion of the building. You can join us though and let us know about materials that are produced by your company as waste - palettes, metal, wood, … or any other material that you are able to donate for this project - windows, doors, floors, electrics, concrete, … Having in mind the current prices of old shipping containers, we will probably have to search for an alternative for the main construction item, but we are still positive and hope to find them - if you know about one or more 12-metres long container not more expensive than 2,000 euro, please let us know!