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Discover the Atelier du Futur and explore new ways to shape your future through the use of creativity.
Are you between 13 and 15 years old and an inexhaustible source of ideas you'd like to share?
Minusio and Locarno will be the locations where young people's creativity will be able to find expression in a new project, looking to the future and to environmental and social sustainability.
The Atelier du Futur is is a summer camp for 13- to 15-year-olds, born from the social engagement of the cooperative-based la Mobiliare. The special edition Atelier du Futur Ticino is a cultural mediation project that consists of three days of meetings, workshops, artistic activities and discussions covering topics related to the development of creativity, and the promotion of a positive and sustainable approach to the challenges of the future.
Key word of this new experience will be "inspiration". The visitors will in fact discuss relevant issues of our time being inspired by artists, special guests and many experts in the field of cinema and creative and sustainable production who will present their projects and share their stories. Together with all the participants, we will develop new ideas and visions to help shape our society in a sustainable and creative way.
By participating in the Atelier du Futur, boys and girls will also have the opportunity to have free access to the Locarno Film Festival and attend screenings dedicated to their age group.
The Atelier du Futur is aimed at girls and boys between 13 and 15 years old who want to get involved, learn and share their ideas and creativity.
A total of 50 participants are expected.
Young participants will learn different methods of representing their ideas and share their impressions on current topics such as consumption, digitization, environment, and art and culture.
They will come home with a widened background of experiences and skills, increased self-confidence, strengthened motivation to continue investigating specific topics, and many new friends.
Participating in the Atelier du Futur is totally free, thanks to the social engagement of la Mobiliare, Main partner of Locarno Kids. In addition to the workshops, the package also includes meals and tickets to the dedicated screenings of the Locarno Film Festival.
Transportation costs to and from Locarno are not included. We are, however, working on solutions to make it easier for participants from Ticino to reach the Atelier du Futur. We will contact the families of the participants directly for updates.
The main location of the Atelier du Futur Ticino is Villa San Quirico in Minusio.
During the days, participants will also be accompanied to the Locarno Film Festival for screenings in the screening venues and on the Piazza Grande.
The Atelier du Futur will take place from August 7 to 9, 2022.
The days will be full of appointments and activities:
In all the various moments of the day and during the activities the participants will be followed by qualified staff.
The days will begin at about 9.30 AM. and will end with the end of the film in the square at about 11 PM. Times may vary from day to day depending on the type of activity planned. Definitive indications on the program and times will be communicated in the coming weeks, as all activities are confirmed.
Yes, Atelier du Futur is a multi-day project in order to guarantee adequate time to develop participants' ideas and projects.
The Atelier du Futur will take place mainly in Italian, while the Locarno Film Festival films are always in their original language with subtitles in one or two national languages, depending on the original language.
Yes, all meals are included: we provide a snack in the morning, lunch, a snack in the afternoon and, on days when evening activities are planned, dinner as well.
If you have any intolerances or allergies, please indicate this in the notes field on the registration form.
We will give the opportunity to all participants to choose independently among the range of workshops offered. Once the program is finalized we will make contact with individual participants and post all information on the website.