European Disability Arts Festivals, a list compiled by British Council / Disability Arts International
This is an extensive (but not comprehensive) directory of European disability arts festivals whose remit is (primarily) to support the presentation of, and discussion about, work made by disabled artists and/or inclusive companies. This list has been compiled using desk research, recommendations from key partners and user-submitted entries.
The RRR4 residencies, Study Room Guides and Toolkits are supported by, and form part of Live Art Development Agency/ LADA’s contribution to, the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP), a transnational programme funded by the European Union focusing on collaborative practices with the aim of engaging new participants and enhancing mobility and exchange for artists.
The artist Julien Friedler invites you to leave a trace in our human world. How does it work? he chose six questions he considers essential and which are at the basis of any of our societies. He invites anybody to answer it. We may all have a word to say, a short story in relation to the subject. The questionnaires will be then printed and placed at the heart of columns. Each column will finally include 5,000 questionnaires and all of them will form the Forest of Souls. The association Spirit of Boz supported financially On the Move in the year 2013.
The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) organised the “Arab-Balkan - platform for exchange” on 11th September 2013 in Belgrade in the framework of the YUropa conference coordinated by the Serbian Cultural Contact Point. Read the report online and discover more about the RCF' initiative of a knowledge sharing forum.
The International Symposium (Paris, autumn 2012) brought together 330 artists, researchers, experts, and professionals in the fields of culture and sustainable development, as well as political decision-makers and representatives of international organizations. The goal was to highlight innovative practices, create new partnerships, and devise strategies to strengthen and promote the link between culture and sustainable development. Videos and report are now available online.
The YCPR Forum aims at providing young/early career cultural policy researchers with the opportunity to meet fellow researchers, share their experiences and analyse topical research issues regarding content and methodology. 2012 edition took place in London in September - the reader is now available. Great list of resources in the forum's reader.
Cultural Box is a virtual library specialised in cultural management and cultural policy, devised by the Cultural Policy and Management Programme of the University of Barcelona. With over a thousand recorded references, in continuing development, it presents a search engine aimed at becoming a useful tool for professionals, students and experts interested in these fields. The platform is available in four languages (Catalan, Spanish, English and French).
Question Time: on-line space for dialogue and confrontation meant to develop a path of reflection on cultural policies
Question Time is a platform for dialogue and confrontation to open a debate on different current issues. Each theme will be proposed as a question on a specific issue. Those questions are meant to start an interactive reflection and are opened to anyone wishing to give its answer or opinions about the different topics. In collaboration with BJCEM, Artlab2012, Fondazione Fitzcarraldo.
We invite you to discover Theatre Without Borders, an informal, volunteer, virtual community that shares information and builds connections between individuals and institutions interested in international theatre exchange. TWB is a virtual and practical space for creating artist-to-artist, people-to-people connections and for sharing knowledge, information and skills. Find out more...
ConnectCP is the international who's who of cultural policy, planning and research. It is an online database that contains profiles of 'experts' in cultural policy. Each profile outlines an 'experts' experience, current interests, and other information relevant to their work in cultural policy.
The International Coalition for Arts, Human Rights & Social Justice is a network of aligned people and organisations who represent social and cultural movements, human rights organisations, artist collectives and associations, artist residencies, host cities and communities of conscience.
Meetphool is a professional platform where members of the performing arts sector can showcase their work, share professional expertise and build collaborations. (version française dans l'article)
Wooloo.org was launched by the artist group Wooloo Productions in 2002 as a platform to connect with other artists and the projects we all work on. Since then, the ongoing Wooloo mission has been to facilitate relationships between members of artistic communities around the world.
Art and culture make Europe's heart beat. That's vital. Join the we are more campaign launched by Culture Action Europe, and sign the Manifesto to ask for more support for culture in the next EU budget (2014-2020)!
Triangle Network encourages exchange of ideas, artists' mobility, experimentation and fresh thinking; with an emphasis on process and professional development. Each space within the Network is independent and set up to respond to local needs.
1mile² is a new programme, launched in 2009, that addresses the interrelation between culture and the environment within diverse societies, and provides creative learning opportunities through a process shaped by artistic practice.
Culture|Futures is an expanding positive spiral of engagement of cultural actors around the world who are moved to engage their work and creativity to sustain human and all life.
Interartive is an open platform for dialogue that seeks to link various fields of investigation related to contemporary art and thought.
Check out the lively and well connected social networking site created by the Red Sudamericana de Danza (South American Dance Network) in association with idanca.netMovimiento
Aerowaves offers a service to list dance platforms from around Europe and beyond. You can check the calendar for future programmes. You can send listing info for a national or regional dance platform.