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

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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’?

Intercultural Exchange within Nations

Tony Fegan, Artistic Director, Tallaght Community Arts, Mihai Florea, Co-founder of Nu Nu, and Kristin Cheung, Development Officer at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver explore their experiences in working to promote intercultural exchange, cultural diversity and inclusion within nations. Tony Fegan, Artistic Director, Tallaght Community Arts, The Arts Manager’s Dilemma: The practice of implementing the rhetoric of … Continue reading Intercultural Exchange within Nations

Questioning the Meaning of Diversity

Mafalda Dâmaso, consultant and researcher, Karsten Xuereb, PhD Candidate, Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, and Lisa Gaupp, Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Luneburg and Mafalda Damaso, researcher and consultant, explored the contradictions and tensions arising from attempts to acknowledge and celebrate cultural diversity as and within cultural projects. Available talks are below. Karsten Xuereb, PhD Candidate, … Continue reading Questioning the Meaning of Diversity

Experiencing Intercultural Exchanges Between Nations

Rose Fenton, independent arts consultant, Gudrun Wallenböck, Founder and Artistic Director, Hinterland Gallery, and Michael Walling, Founder and Artistic Director, Border Crossings reflected on their experiences, roles, assumptions and responsibilities in working within intercultural exchanges between nations. Wu Fan, PhD Candidate, University of Leeds, led us in consideration of the audience experience in these cirumstances, leading … Continue reading Experiencing Intercultural Exchanges Between Nations

The Underlying Assumptions Of Collaboration

Ruhi Jhunjhunwala, MA Goldsmiths, University of London, Amy Walker, Executive Director of Highlight Arts shared their perspectives on collaborating in international arts and cultural projects and Kayla Rush, Queen’s University Belfast explored the concept of ‘value’ as it relates to intercultural arts and cultural management practices at Intercultural Relations in Arts and Cultural Management Practice, the … Continue reading The Underlying Assumptions Of Collaboration

How to avoid paternalism in international relations

Sarah Herke, Head of Cultural Exchange at MitOst e. V., Berlin, Stephen Stenning, Director Culture and Development, British Council and Odila Triebel, Head of Dialogue and Research at ifa e.V shared their perspectives on avoiding paternalism in international exchange in arts and cultural projects at Intercultural Relations in Arts and Cultural Management Practice, the fourth seminar … Continue reading How to avoid paternalism in international relations

On Intercultural Public Intellectual Engagement

Tariq Modood, Director of the Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol at Intercultural Relations in Arts and Cultural Management Practice, the fourth seminar of an AHRC funded research network, Brokering Intercultural Exchange: Interrogating the Role of Arts and Cultural Management. The network is based at Queen's University … Continue reading On Intercultural Public Intellectual Engagement

Exploring Sustainability in Cultural Networks

From September 27th – 30th 2017, Raphaela Henze and Victoria Durrer, co-founders of the AHRC funded Brokering Intercultural Exchange network, took part in the 25th ENCATC Congress on Cultural Management and Policy in Brussels. International academics, researchers, policymakers and arts and cultural managers came together to discuss and reflect on the purpose, role and sustainability … Continue reading Exploring Sustainability in Cultural Networks