News2020-06-28T17:41:14+00:00

Intercult <3 Livet Bitch!

For the I_Improve project, each partner organisation (of which Intercult is one) must choose a change maker. The change maker can be an organisation or a person with whom the partner organisation will work to ensure the success of the project. We had a long process in choosing our changemaker, as we long deliberated what it was exactly that we wanted to improve. Initially, we were working with three wonderful organisations that all touched our hearts with their commitment to [...]

April 29th, 2020|

Artists to Connecting Georgia

  One of 2020’s projects for us at Intercult is Connecting Georgia. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 pandemic, all abroad travel has been put on hold until things have calmed down. But we love the project so much we thought we’d share the talented artist’s who are participating! These artist’s are partnering with Intercult and they are going on a residency to our partners in Batumi, Georgia. There, the Swedish artists and a Ukrainian artist will work together [...]

April 29th, 2020|

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

Date: Friday May 15th 2020, 12.30-13.30 Organizers: Intercult / Europe Direct Intercult / Culture Action Europe  The Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS) all over Europe are hit severely 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 job flexibility, combined with little or no access to social [...]

April 27th, 2020|

European Culture during the Corona-Crisis

The Corona Virus changes the world and also the culture in Europe. How do cultural workers deal with it? What effects does the virus have on the world of culture and how do the different countries of the European Union deal with it? We discuss these questions with the Council of the River // Cities Platform. The River // Cities Platform is a partnership between cultural, environmental and political initiatives that work in their cities to interact with and develop [...]

April 11th, 2020|

Apply for Culture of Solidarity Fund

European cultural foundation launches a solidarity fund! The Fund – setup in partnership with other foundations – is looking to support imaginative cultural initiatives – big or small – that reinforce solidarity and the notion of Europe as a shared public space in response to the current crisis and its aftershocks. It is open to individuals, collectives and organisations from all sectors and civil society at large with initiatives and ideas that: expand the notion of Europe as an open [...]

April 6th, 2020|

Read the report – In search for True Inclusion and Practice

Intercult is a part of Nordic Forum for Intercultural (NFI), that this December organizes a conference  in Oslo about tools and strategies that can be used for a more inclusive cultural sector. The conference marks the end of the project An Inclusive cultural life in the Nordics. As a result of the project, the report is now finished and published; "In search for True Inclusion and Practice - An Overview of texts, projects and practice on cultural diversity in the [...]

February 4th, 2020|

Preserving the cultural heritage of the old city and seaside in Batumi

Connecting Georgia (2019-2020) is an artistic project that aims at developing and discussing tools that can be helpful to tackle the challenges for sites with post-industrial cultural heritage. The project connects the city of Batumi with other european cities engaged in the Memory of Water Creative Europe EU project. From the last decade some major challenges can be highlighted faced by the city regarding cultural heritage preservation. Unfortunately, urban heritage management system of Batumi clearly falls short of international [...]

December 17th, 2019|

OPEN CALL: CONNECTING GEORIGA

23 - 29 March 2020 Batumi, Georgia Connecting Georgia is an artist-led project exploring post-industrial waterfront heritage in the context of urban planning and community development. The project is connected to the Creative Europe funded project Memory of Water that gathers six partners in Europe and funded by the Swedish Institute, Third Country Participation in the Baltic Sea region. Connecting Georgia (MCON) offers artistic research and creative residency of 2 Swedish artists, curated by artistic duo SIMKA in Batumi, Georgia. The project aims to explore [...]

December 12th, 2019|

See the film from Nordic Dialogues!

See the film to the right from the conference Nordic Dialogues, that was held in Oslo between 2-3 December! Nordic Forum for Interculture (NFI) is a cross boarder network of nordic resource centers that work to promote cultural diversity. Intercult is a part of NFI, that organized the conference in Oslo about tools and strategies usable for a more inclusive cultural sector. The conference marked the end of the projekt An inclusive cultural life in the Nordics. The film is [...]

December 6th, 2019|