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Asia-Europe Foundation: ‘Virtual Crossovers’ Residency for Arts Journalists (Online)

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The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) through its arts website and ENCATC, the European network on cultural management and policy are pleased to launch the open call for Virtual Crossovers, an e-residency for emerging arts journalists from Asia and Europe. This e-residency will be held online for a period of 4 weeks (1 April - 1 May 2021) and will offer an opportunity for capacity building, networking and peer collaboration for 2 emerging arts journalists (one from Asia and one from Europe), with a focus on cultural diplomacy and international cultural relations.

Format and requirements:

  • The residency and mentorship programme will be conducted online and will have a duration of 4 weeks. Each selected journalist will be assigned a mentor from the other region.

  • The selected journalists will have the unique opportunity to attend online lectures from high level experts in the field of international cultural relations.

  • At the end of the residency, each journalist will write an article on the topic of international cultural relations between Asia and Europe.

  • The selected journalists will be required to take part in a closed-door meeting at the end of the programme.

  • The selected journalists will be invited to participate in ENCATC’s Members Talk and share their experience and learnings.

  • The selected journalists will have the opportunity to publish an article in the June issue of the ENCATC magazine.

  • Each participant will be required to document the progress of the residency through a weekly online diary hosted on ASEF culture360 Instagram and ENCATC Instagram.

Each participant will receive a fee of SGD 500 (~310 EUR) for their participation in the residency.


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