Cultural Managers Network

As a collaborative professional cultural managers’ network for cultural exchange that values the diversity of its members, our mission is to engage in art and culture for social change and advocacy in cultural policies, and to foster peer-to-peer capacity building and knowledge transfer among our members.

News

Open Call: Join Now Tandem 360° – Second Round

Within a new addition of the existing programmes for cultural exchange our friends from Tandem are looking for 20 civil society and cultural activists from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and from Libyan initiatives and collectives displaced in these countries. Application Deadline for the Second Round: November 23, 2020:

“We aim to establish vital ecosystems as an enabling environment for political, social and economic inclusion of young people across the MENA region. More than ever, we do need a 360° perspective. In the spirit of ‘Doing-it-together’, the one-year programme Tandem 360° offers a space to experiment with multidisciplinary project ideas, ecosystem mapping and inventive approaches to create change through culture.”

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Call for Papers: Cultural managers, their organizations and their networks in times of Crisis

For their Virtual Gathering an January 13, 2021 our friends from the Network Brokering Intercultural Exchange (BIE) are looking for papers and other innovative formats dealing with the questions of both importance and fragility of networks in times of economic, healt, racial, and environmental crisis. Submission deadline: November 16, 2020:

“The global pandemic has shown both the importance and the fragility of networks. What role can and do these networks play in times of economic, health, racial, and environmental crisis?”  Read more…

Open Call: International Networking for Better Inclusion in Culture and Arts

Our friends from Інша Освіта / Insha Osvita invite cultural and artistic organization from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Germany, UK and Ukraine to join the program “International Networking for Better Inclusion in Culture and Arts”. Application deadline: October 30, 2020:

“The 4-week online trip for participants working in the field of inclusion in culture is designed for active networking, finding new international partners, sharing experiences and collaboration between organizations.” Read more…

Stories

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On Air: Mudawanat Podcast

In October 2020, Culture Resource, in partnership with the British Council, announces the launch of Mudawanat Podcast, a living archive of contributions that document the contemporary culture scene in the Arab region.

“Mudawanat Podcast consists of the “Myths” and “Alternatives” series, covering different topics related to cultural production in the Arab region, which are the outcome of the Mudawanat pilot project authored by contributors from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt and Palestine. Follow Mudawanat on the podcast platform of your preference and on Culture Resource’s SoundCloud!

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Activities

MitOst Festival 2018

Great experience in Athens, as usual with the MitOst crew! Awesome and useful program, very precise, creative, colorful in so many different ways.
The most useful workshop was definitely “The future of work”! It inspired me to re-think not only about my future (and work), but the future of my organization, volunteers and to keep up with time and technology in developing new projects and programs.

Being on the opening of the Kypseli market and meeting the ZK/U guys, gave me the opportunity to hear about new tools and ideas of participative processes. Read more…

Reflecting Group Dakar (It’s The Red Hour)

The Dakar Reflection Group was initiated out of an urge to better understand the global conditions of artistic and cultural production in today’s world. In line with previous iterations of the Reflecting Group, the Dakar group organized different types of self-education, debate, and exchange. All of its activities were informed by a special interest in ‘(un)learning’, a practice geared towards breaching the limits of hegemonic structures of knowledge. The highlight of the group’s journey to Dakar was a visit to the 13th DAK’ART Biennial.
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