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State Of The Union 2020

Don´t miss State of the Union speech 2020! In September each year, the President of the European Commission gives a speech on the state of the EU (SOTU). This year, Ursula von der Leyen will give her first speech to the Commission as President on the future of Europe and her thoughts on the past year. Don't miss this years speech by president von der Leyen, on Wednesday 16/9 at 09.00. The speech will live broadcasted on several digital channels. [...]

September 14th, 2020|

EU:s cultural recovery plan

The European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) organized a video conference on the first of September  where the financial recovery of the cultural and creative Europe was discussed. Last week, the organization Culture Action Europe published an article about the conference and the importance of Creative Europe as part of the cultural sector's recovery due to Covid-19. "While Creative Europe does not have to be a recovery program, it can also contribute to the recovery of Europe, if [...]

September 8th, 2020|

Presenting: Woven Network

Woven Network, or Women's Network in English, is a 6 month online art residence involving 7 female artists from 5 European countries across 3 timezones.  This is our creative response to the pandemic: sharing experiences of women workers who are on the frontlines battling the coronavirus. Our artists will seek to highlight the women working in healthcare, education, and other essential service sectors. Lockdown along with unemployment and the risk of infection, plus the invisible, overwhelming burden of unpaid labour, [...]

August 31st, 2020|

Reflecting on our June 2020 workshop

On the 16th of June 2020, we at Intercult had the pleasure of hosting a workshop together with our changemaker Livet Bitch! (which translates as Life Bitch!). The theme was: theatre as a space for feminist issues. The participants in workshop where from all over Sweden’s cultural field - decision makers, freelance artists, theatre producers, students and many more. We were so happy to see such a big variety of people! The more stories and experiences - the more we [...]

June 30th, 2020|

Summery of workshop: theatre as a space for feminist issues

On the 16th of June 2020, Intercult had the pleasure of hosting a digital social innovation lab together with our I_improve changemaker Livet Bitch! (which translates as Life Bitch!). The theme was: theatre as a space for feminist issues. The participants in the lab where from all over Sweden’s cultural field - decision makers, freelance artists, theatre producers, students and many more. We were so happy to see such a big variety of people! The more stories and experiences - [...]

June 30th, 2020|

Webinar: Participation, collaboration and co-creation in art and urban planning

Date: Wednesday June 3 2020 Time: 12.30-13.30 Place: Intercult Facebook Page There are probably very few people working in culture, design and urban planning that have not heard the word participation over the past ten years. Maybe even a few times too often, even if it is now being exchanged with the words collaboration and co-creation. So why do we need to talk about this? Well, because we talk about it more than we actually do it, and it can [...]

May 29th, 2020|

Webinar: State of Culture in Europe in the times of COVID 

Webinar: State of Culture in Europe in the times of COVID  Friday 15 May 2020 From 12.30-13.30 Organizer: Intercult / Europe Direct Intercult/ Culture Action Europe  The Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS) all over Europe are hit severly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Live events and performances had to be cancelled, while most cultural venues were forced to close their doors. Cultural creators are severely affected by the discontinuation of their exhibition and performance opportunities. In sectors characterised by self-employment, freelancing and [...]

May 29th, 2020|

Webinar summary: State of Culture in Europe in the Times of COVID-19

The webinar State of Culture in Europe in the Times of COVID-19 is part of a series of Intercult’s seminars discussing different themes in relation to Europe, such as cultural heritage, European cultural politics and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars are livestreamed on Intercult’s Facebook page every other Wednesday. This webinar was livestreamed on the 15th of May 2020. What follows is a short summary of this webinar. Inter-cultural competence is essential in our ever-changing world, says [...]

May 28th, 2020|

Webinar summary: Transforming Urban Waterfronts

The webinar Transforming Urban Waterfronts is part of a series of Intercult’s seminars discussing different themes in relation to Europe, such as climate change, cultural heritage and European cultural politics. The webinars are livestreamed on Intercult’s Facebook page every other Wednesday. Transforming Urban Waterfronts was livestreamed on the 6th of May 2020. What follows is a short summary of this webinar. For this webinar we invited three partners from the project S.O.S Climate Waterfront from different parts of Europe; Thessaloniki, [...]

May 28th, 2020|