Hivos Culture Fund

P.O. box 85565
2508 CG Den Haag
The Netherlands

+31 (0)70 376 5500

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Abiy Demilew Tefera: "There is still much to be improved in terms of marketing"

November 2009 -

His business card quotes Haile Selassie: "If we do not unite, history will certainly not forgive us, for it will not give us another chance." To Abiy Demilew Tefera, that message was an important motive behind joining the ARTerial Network.

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Korkor Amarteifio: "Contemporary artists are invisible in Ghana"

November 2009 -

Korkor has noticed a cautious glimmer of change in mentality among Ghana's political leaders. "The government is showing a bit more interest in cultural affairs," she says.

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Ruangrupa researches shared history Indonesia and The Netherlands

November 2009 -

What does the abbreviation VOC stand for? United East India Company or Perish Under Corruption? This is part of a study which Ade Darmawan and Reza Afisina are conducting during their stay at the Utrecht Casco House.

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Travel agency for contemporary art

November 2009 -

For those hoping to discover contemporary artists and art projects in unexpected locations, a new tool was recently launched: the open network Mediamatic Travel.

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ArtEast and Cascoland, 'the real Kirgizian artists'

September 2009 -

Art students from Kirgizia and artists from Dutch Cascoland presented their 'interventions in public space' during Boom-Boom, the fourth International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Bishkek, August 2009.

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Mobile cinema relief for Iraq

September 2009 -

People laughed at the idea of Dutch-Iraqi filmmaker Mohammed Al-Daradji at the time, but now his mobile cinema is touring Iraq.

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Nicaragua

August 2009 -

Nicaragua is the second poorest country of Latin America and the structures of cultural policy are still barely visible.

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Arts in Africa

July 2009 -

The website Arts in Africa hopes to become a one-stop portal for information on African arts, including information on government policies and international organizations.

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Brett Bailey: "I want to fire people up with stories"

July 2009 -

South African theatre-maker Brett Bailey sees himself as a storyteller who presents the great theatre classics against an African background. 

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Daves Guzha: "Theatre is an excellent way to mobilise people"

May 2009 -

In his work Zimbabwese theatre maker Daves Guzha explains the gigantic chaos in his country, but also his hopes and convictions.

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