The Robert Bosch Cultural Manager Network is initiated by alumni of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and coordinated by MitOst e.V.
Maribor, Ljubljana
katja beck kos

Katja Beck Kos is an independent art producer from Maribor/Slovenia, currently collaborating with different local institutions, establishing connections between NGOs and public institutions.
She is initiator and head of the community arts program Living Courtyards of Maribor (part of ECOC Maribor 2012), producer of International street theatre festival at the Festival Lent, initiator of residency programme GuestRoomMaribor (also part of ECOC Maribor 2012) and other festivals/projects. Her career in arts begun as an organizer at Carmina Slovenica Choir,she was producer for different performing arts companies and in 2007 she got the Robert Bosch scholarship Kulturmanager aus Mittel und Ost Europa. She was working at tanzhaus nrw in Düsseldorf until 2010, when she decided to go back to her home town to use her experience and knowledge where it is most needed. Currently she is also active in international cooperation with Anadolu University in Turkey as a part of Tandem EU-Turkey Cultural Managers Exchange.

Activities & Affiliation:

2007 - 2010
program assistent
2010 - now
development, production, international relations
2010 - now
program leader, initiator, president of the society