ietm Plenary Meeting and General Assembly cancelled

ietm announced the cancelation of the 2020 Tromsø Plenary Meeting which was scheduled 30 April 2020 to 03 May.

President Asa Ruchardsdottir writes in a personal message: “We have had long dialogues with our partners in Norway and we have already started to imagine how we could host key sessions via digital means and possibly, smaller gatherings of members. We will update you with more information as soon as we can.”

IETM Spring Plenary Meeting 2019

The IETM Spring Plenary Meeting in Hull (UK) begins on the eve of the very day that the UK leaves the European Union.
IETM Hull 2019 will explore the reality of inclusion in today’s societies, in their artistic representations and in the process of creation. The participants will examine issues around race, ethnicity, faith, disability, age, gender, sexuality, class and economic disadvantage and any social and institutional barriers that  prevent people from participating in and enjoying the arts as an integral part of the societies they live in.

IETM’s new Secretary General

Ása Richardsdóttir will take over the position of IETM’s Secretary General from the 1st of February 2019. Ása is currently the director of Ice Hot Reykjavík 2018, the biannual Nordic Dance Platform, project ambassador for the Nordic Culture Fund, and a long-standing member of IETM. Nan van Houte will remain Secretary General until the 1st of March 2019, and the network will bid her farewell during the IETM Spring Plenary Meeting 2019. Read the complete IETM press release here