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Third CHIC General Assembly in Madrid
The 3rd CHIC General assembly was held in Madrid during the 27th and 28th of May, 2019.
During this meeting, the 1st results of the project were presented to the project partners. The new artists, to be engaged in the “Artists in Residence CHIC program”, presented themselves to the consortium as well as their most popular art pieces, which were beautiful pieces!!!
A productive workshop, to design the 1st CHIC game, was held and all partners gave great ideas to develop a very fun game for secondary school students. This game will be launched in 2020.
Finally, many thanks to Diego Orzaez for his great presentation on our sister H2020 project Newcotiana.
More news about this project:
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