Activities

You want to learn more about current and past activities of the network and its members? Here you can find an overview of the network’s latest meetings and projects.

Reflecting Group

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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Project

Public-Art Project “Hostility/Hospitality”

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Volgograd and other Russian cities instigated a drive to construct hospitality facilities based on high international standards, but it also posed new challenges to the life of urban communities, occasioning dispute and disruption. The city of Volgograd was significantly rebuilt for the event, with new hotels popping up in places that were once home to parks and recreational areas. Citizens of Volgograd were concerned that the FIFA infrastructure would destroy the city’s public spaces. The negative effects of hospitality gave cause for serious discussions.
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Mobility

Mobility Report Interview: Gwendolenn Sharp

Green Events and Innovations (GEI) Conference – London, March 6th

The GEI Conference is the annual flagship event of A Greener Festival, which is organized in collaboration with the International Live Music Conference. The conference featured numerous presentations and hosted debates on how to improve the carbon footprint of festivals and other cultural events. Gwendolenn Sharp represented the RBCM Network at the event. Gwen told us about her experiences during the conference.

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Network Meeting

January Meeting 2018 – Topic: Sustainability

On 13 and 14 January, around 40 members of the Robert Bosch Cultural Managers Network – among them representatives of the different Cultural Managers programs, Actors of Urban Change, Tandem Shaml, and Tandem Europe – gathered in Berlin for the Network’s annual meeting.
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Netzwerktreffen Athen 2017
Network Meeting

Biannual Meeting 2017 in Athens

On Friday morning, we all gathered in the centre of Athens, where we were welcomed into the space that would host us for the day: TAF: The Art Foundation.
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