We are happy to announce the shortlisted projects for ASEF's Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe and Creative Networks. In both programmes combined, over 200 proposals were submitted from Asia and Europe. 12 projects have been shortlisted and the final selection will be announced in December 2013.
In the Magazine section, our contributor Katrina Valdivia Bruch interviews Singaporean artist Donna Ong who is currently a resident at the renowned Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany. In this conversation, Donna elaborates on how she is experiencing and practicing visual arts in Europe.
As part of the By People / In Cities series, writer Florent Petit takes our readers to the city of Lyon, France, where contemporary art is thriving and transforming local spaces and environments.
We also make our way to Auckland, New Zealand, with Carla van Zon, the Artistic Director of the Auckland Arts Festival. Through her perspective, you will discover the diverse city of Auckland and its focus on artistic and cultural exchanges.
We wish you an enjoyable read!
The culture360 team at ASEF
In this interview, Donna Ong shares her experiences in Germany’s capital city and how she involves her practice within the context she has been living in. Read More
This month, By People / In Cities travels to France and looks in particular at the city of Lyon. Florent Petit takes a snapshot of Lyon’s contemporary art scene, starting from the most important platform for visual arts, the Lyon Biennale, but looking also at innovative spaces and initiatives that are modifying the urban landscape of the city. Read More
New Zealand arts consultant, Sarah Ropata interviews Carla van Zon, Artistic Director of the Auckland Arts Festival. Read More
The Prix Émile Hermès is an international design award reflecting the core commitments of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, to promote expert skills and creativity. The Prize aims to discover… Read More
Mundo presents the XVII Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, an ethical photography award to build a more egalitarian world. Description Entries must be related to any… Read More
Since 2011 Res Artis has undertaken the task of comprehensively maps the world of residencies. The Res Artis Mapping project graphically portrays the field of artist residencies by mapping… Read More
GAM – Global Art and the Museum was initiated by Peter Weibel and Hans Belting in 2006 at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. The project represents… Read More
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) will support the first edition of the Film Restoration School Asia. Read More
MUS Museum News
The ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme enhances professional development of museum educators in Asia and Europe and strengthens connections and cultural understanding between the two regions. Read More
The World Culture Forum, 24-27 November 2013, Bali, Indonesia, is envisaged as an arena for sharing experiences, strengthening meaningful relationships, appreciating cultural diversity and fostering policies that enable local and national cultural communities to flourish in an age of unprecedented globalisation. Read More