EMPACT project adopts an innovative approach by addressing the role of empathy in advocating for the climate crisis at the speed needed through artistic cooperation and the creation of novel art projects, and suggests that exploring the empathy-sustainability relationship through the arts can bring significant advances to the promotion of sustainability actions and pro-environmental behaviours. The project focuses on two sectors of the Cultural and Creative Industries: Fine and Visual Arts, and Performing arts.

The National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) “Krastyo Sarafov” is a partner in a new European project “EMPACT: Empathy and Sustainability: The Art of Thinking like a Mountain”.

The EMPACT project offers an innovative approach by addressing the role of empathy in the fight against the climate change crisis through arts collaboration and the creation of innovative artistic projects. The project explores the empathy-sustainability nexus through the arts to make significant progress in promoting sustainable action and pro-environmental behavior. The focus is on two sectors of the cultural and creative industries: the fine and visual arts, and the performing arts.



The project is co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union under the Grant Agreement No: 101055903 – EMPACT – CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-2

The project is realized with the financial support of the  National Culture Fund  

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