|What we do|
NGO Mavena was established in 2006. in Split with an aim of upgrading, encouraging and promoting cultural and artistic activities in the city of Split, Croatia, Europe and the world, with the special emphasis in contemporary artistic production of young authors and intercultural cooperation. The name Mavena-36 njezinih čuda came up because it was a working title of a surrealistic poem by Croatian poet Radovan Ivšić that compares with “surrealistic” aspirations of Mavena members to creatively disturb contemporary artistic scene in Croatia and abroad and provoke and encourage others, especially young people, for deliberation, action and participation in artistic and cultural developments. Regarding our knowledge and skills, education, aims and wishes, our main activities are:
The reason for establishing Mavena organization in 2006. was growing number of cultural and art projects and collaborations with other public and private institutions and organizations, that needed an organizational capacity and administration support.