This mapping offers an in-depth overview of the performing arts scene in Germany – its historical foundations which still dominate today’s structure, the key players in the contemporary field, the relevant festivals and venues, and more.
The European Secretariat of German Culture NGOs organizes a CAE German Hub meeting on 7th and 8th of November in Berlin. Representatives from Germany based CAE member organizations, experts and culture politicians will discuss with CAE Secretary General Tere Badia the CAE Appeal for the European Elections 2019, fresh outcomes from the BTO-conference in Bucharest and cultural perspectives to the German EU presidency 2020.
Mobility Information Points (MIP) are information centres and/or websites in several European countries, and one in the USA, who aim to tackle administrative challenges that artists and cultural professionals can face when working across borders. Relevant issues can be around visas, social security, taxation, customs etc.
MIP are members of On the Move and usually key players at national and European levels who advocate – together with other networks and organisations – for better conditions for artists and cultural professionals working internationally.
Find the MIP presentation and the contacts here.
These thought-provoking and informative reports from the plenary meeting (programme) in Porto highlight the most pivotal points which were debated:
– Producing in the margins
– The forces of the market
– Artistic creation outside the urban areas
– Live time, alive in time
IETM has relaunched it’s call for a new Secretary General. The job description and the application conditions are here, the deadline is 1st of September.
Culture Action Europe’s upcoming annual Beyond The Obvious conference is entitled ctrl+shift HUMAN: Arts, Sciences and Technologies in Code Dependent Societies and will take place in Timisoara, Romania from 25 to 27 October, 2018. This will also include Culture Action Europe Members’ Forum and Annual General Meeting. CAE will bring together various experiences and practices from the fields of arts and culture, sciences, technologies, activisms, theory and politics, to explore possible cross-disciplinary answers and diverse actions towards the challenging relations between Technology and Humans. How to keep our humanity in this and find new forms of sense making in a post productive and global society? What are the new models in those relations, and which role does culture, the arts and education play? Are our institutions ready for it, aware of their new role? Which organizations and policies are needed to foster alternative, transsectorial and intercultural competences?
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