Cultural exchange

Jan Fabre inspires Peruvian theatre company LOT

May 2008 -

Performers, actors and dancers in Lima, Peru took part in a five-day workshop of the Jan Fabre Teaching Group.The workshop was part of the first phase of cooperation between theatre company LOT and Troubleyn, Jan Fabre’s theatre and artistic laboratory in Antwerp.

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N'goné Fall: 'Governments are the last parties you want to cooperate with'

April 2008 -

The fact that relatively few artists are able to exhibit their work in the North is primarily due to the fact that the wrong partners are chosen, according to N’goné Fall, architect and curator from Senegal, during the Unlimited curiosity conference held in Rotterdam on 31 March 2008.

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Theatrical event about fishers on the beach of Senegal

january 2008 -

Theatre Embassy based its performance about the working conditions of fishers on Senegal's beach near St. Louis on the famous Dutch folk drama Op hoop van zegen by Herman Heijermans. Director Anna Rottier has been working in St. Louis since the end of November, 2007.

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"Cultural exchange stretches artistic boundaries"

November 2007 -

Three Latin-American theatre makers discuss cultural policies, the position of independent theatre in their countries and the significance of artistic exchange in the area.

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Every euro well worth it in cultural and art exchange

October 2007 -

Culture as part of development cooperation is not a luxury, says Paul Voogt, head of communications of the Amsterdam Tropenmuseum.

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Harmony between Arabic and Western typography

September 2007 -

Long queues leading up to the exposition area, attention in the national press of the Netherlands, heated comments on weblogs about the loss or the very enrichment of culture: seldom has there been so much ado about ... typography.

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Improved Spanish understanding of Africa with Casa África

September 2007 -

The cultural centre Casa África in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has as its mission to counterbalance the negative image of African refugees in Spain.

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Artscollaboratory, programme by Hivos, DOEN and Mondriaan Stichting

June 2007 -

Strengthening cultural entrepreneurship among image artists' initiatives in Africa, Asia and Latin America and promoting the exchange of knowledge. These are the primary goals of Artscollaboratory, a new programme by Hivos & DOEN in cooperation with the Mondriaan foundation.

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Satyendra Pakhalé: "Humane and sustainable design is still complex."

June 2007 -

Designer Satyendra Pakhalé looks back on his first term as head of the master's programme Design for Humanity and Sustainable Style at the Eindhoven Design Academy.

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Culture, what culture?

April 2007 -

Is there any African culture to talk about considering the many foreign influences experienced over the years? Breyten Breytenbach, writer and director of Senegal's Gorée Institute, shares some doubts.

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