The Artists

The selected work of 6 artists shows an intimate and personal vision of the way Costa Ricans live in a territory that encourages a culture of peace and non violence.

About 30 photos will be part of the exhibit.


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Costa Rica Team – Project Conception

katherineKatherine Armstrong (Italy) International Relations consultant at a local NGO that promotes intercultural dialogue and social inclusion through arts and sports and a lecturer of Adult Education Didatics at University of Padua. Phd student at Roma Tre University .


silviaSilvia Espinoza (France) Cultural project manager for France’s Costa Rican Association. Consultant 10 years experience in Communications, Corporate Training and Projects deployment. Master Degree by Sorbonne University .


vanessaVanessa Méndez (USA) International consultant for education and health projects. Masters degree in Communication and Education from Catholic University in Chile and Project Management Certificate from University of California, Berkeley.

The Peace Event Sarajevo (June, 6th-9th)


sarajevo peace event




  • An international exchange platform for debate and information on different topics related to nonviolence and peace.
  • An acknowledgment for all peace initiatives to exchange thoughts, achievements and challenges.
  • Organized by advocates for peace from different countries of Europe, with the support of more than 50 organizations, aiming at transforming a world of war and violence into a culture of peace, non-violence and justice.

•+50 organizations – researchers and universities – Peace leaders – Local Government and Decision Makers – Young Movements – European Community –International Media
•+30 countries involved
•+160 workshops

 Type of activities:

  • Plenary sessions, keynote speeches, workshops and roundtable discussions on the above mentioned topics;
  • A Peace trail, with NGO presentations, exhibitions; music and film festivals;
  • Public events, street actions, artistic performances, animations in/with schools;
  • An International Youth Camp.

The main themes:
•Peace and Social Justice
•A Culture of Peace and Nonviolence
•Gender, Women and Peace
•Reconciliation and Dealing with the Past
•Militarism and Alternatives