István Szakáts is an artist, curator and cultural producer from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has been advocating for empowerment through culture, socially engaged art and active citizenship for more than 20 years. Contributor to a series city-wide projects (e.g. Participatory Budgeting,

Rariţa Zbranca is a cultural manager based in Cluj, Romania. Her work involves cultural production, curating, research and policy development. Her main area of interest is the role of culture for social transformation and urban development. She is director and