Annual Gathering of the Network

The Annual Gathering of the Network Brokering Intercultural Exchange will take place at Heilbronn University in Germany May 23 - 25, 2019. More information on the schedule, speakers and registration will follow soon.

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Winter School review on Arts Management

This brief article found on artsmanagement.net reflects on the outcomes of the latest Winter School held in November 2018. The responsibility of cultural managers in transformation societies was the central topic of the first winter school for master's and doctoral students organised by Heilbronn University and the Brokering Intercultural Exchange (BIE) network with participants from 16 countries. … Continue reading Winter School review on Arts Management

ART MATTERS Reclaim the Discourse November 16 – 17, 2018

OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION workshop series ART MATTERS Reclaim the Discourse November 16 - 17, 2018 Berlin, International Alumni Center (iac) https://chrrahn.typeform.com/to/oLXDD1  ART MATTERS opens up its new season. This year our practice-based workshop series is designed under the slogan Reclaim the Discourse focusing on the mediation of contemporary arts, when it comes to migration-related issues: How … Continue reading ART MATTERS Reclaim the Discourse November 16 – 17, 2018

Introduction to International Arts Management – Book Review

This book review by Prof. Javier J. Hernandez Acosta of Dr Raphaela Henze's Introduction to International Arts Management is available in both English and Spanish. The text is below, and this is the link to the review as carried by Artsmanagement.net. Book Review: Introduction to International Arts Management by Raphaela Henze We need open conversations about how to decolonize the discipline … Continue reading Introduction to International Arts Management – Book Review

Apply Now for an Art Residency in Iran, Tehran

We are pleased to inform you that you can already apply for the Aria Residency in Tehran to experience a one-month art residency. Aria Residency is a not-for-profit space which provides artists, curators, writers, critics and researchers the opportunity to live and create work in Tehran. By providing the accommodation and studio for Iranian and international residents, Aria aims … Continue reading Apply Now for an Art Residency in Iran, Tehran

New publication on Art Leadership in Contemporary Contexts

Art Leadership in Contemporary Contexts Arts Leadership in Contemporary Contexts (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies) by Associate Professor Jo Caust, Principal Fellow (Hon), School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Jo.caust@unimelb.edu.au. Readers will find several case studies demonstrating different aspects of arts leadership from across the globe. It is available in hard cover … Continue reading New publication on Art Leadership in Contemporary Contexts

Music Begins Where Words End. Music in the Context of German Foreign Cultural Policy

Music Begins Where Words End Music in the Context of German Foreign Cultural Policy by David Maier, born 1982, cultural manager, working for the city council of Offenbach am Main, Germany. As an artistic director he is curating several festivals, events, and venues such as Worms: Jazz and Joy, POP UP Festival, and more. Furthermore, he … Continue reading Music Begins Where Words End. Music in the Context of German Foreign Cultural Policy

“How to overcome Paternalism in International Cultural Management and Collaboration”: A Conversation between Sarah Herke and Astrid Thews

  Sarah Herke has been working for MitOst e.V. with internationally engaged cultural managers for the past ten year. She currently coordinates the Department for Cultural Exchange.   As freelance cultural manager and systemic consultant, Astrid Thews is involved with various civic and cultural projects and networks in Germany & Egypt and different other countries … Continue reading “How to overcome Paternalism in International Cultural Management and Collaboration”: A Conversation between Sarah Herke and Astrid Thews

Syria Cultural Index: Reflections from artist Khaled Barakeh

Artist Khaled Barakeh discusses his new initiative, the Syria Cultural Index, dedicated to mapping and connecting the Syrian artistic community around the globe and showcasing their work to wider audience. Two years ago I decided to move to Berlin. The city became a meeting ground for a community of Syrian cultural producers who shared common hopes and experiences, … Continue reading Syria Cultural Index: Reflections from artist Khaled Barakeh

Arts and Cultural Managers as ‘Public Intellectuals’?

Reflecting on the work of Tariq Modood presented at the fourth seminar for this AHRC network, Victoria Durrer, co-founder of Brokering Intercultural Exchange Network and Lecturer in Arts Management and Cultural Policy at Queen's University Belfast considers the possibilities, challenges and contradictions of arts and cultural managers as public intellectuals in the spaces of intercultural exchange … Continue reading Arts and Cultural Managers as ‘Public Intellectuals’?