MAX (Makers’ eXchange) project is a pilot policy project, co-funded by the European Union, that aims to define and test policies and actions supporting the mobility and exchanges of experience between the cultural and creative industries, creative hubs, maker-spaces, fab-labs and formal and non-formal learning and skills development systems in a cross-sectoral way and embed makers’ mobility schemes for skills development and inclusion into mainstream CCIs support programmes, policies and ecosystems across Europe.
Sewing together the future of sustainability
Kateryna Uvarova is the creator of 3.14BAN, an upcycling business using advertising banners. MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program gave her the chance to continue the production of her company.
The unwavering will to start over
Kateryna Kolomina is an interior designer. MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program gave her the chance to find a safe place for her and her family.
Composing the sound of liberation
Roksana Smirnova is a pianist member of a music duo together with guitarist Misha Kalinin. MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program helped them work on their upcoming album.
Reshaping art in digital forms
Solomiia Gorobiuk is an artist and sculptor actively involved in volunteering. MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program gave her the opportunity to get art supplies for her upcoming projects.
Books for the children of war
Olha Kupriian is a writer and editor on children’s books. With the help of the MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program she was able to start working on her new novel.
Shades of a new start
Mariya Trasyuk is a product manager and colour forecasting expert, working on new trends in the world of fashion. MakersXchange Ukrainian Artists & Creatives Support Program gave her the chance to further expand her skills.