In June, ASEF launches 2 new calls to support artistic collaborations and the creation of network’s activities respectively: the 3rd Edition of Creative Encounters and the new ASEF Creative Networks. Both calls are open to organisations from the 49 member countries of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). Deadline for submission is 15 August 2013.
Also this month, in the series By People/In Cities, Sali Sasaki interviews Shirley Surya, Assistant Curator (Design & Architecture) at the M+ Museum in Hong Kong, about the ‘culture of design’ and the shaping of culture by design in the 21st century.
ASEF’s Project Manager Valentina Riccardi attended the Memory! Film Heritage Festival in Phnom Penh and took part in the discussions between film archive professionals and organisations involved in film heritage. She sums up the challenges and some of the shared experiences in the Magazine article “the importance of preserving, restoring and promoting film heritage”.
Finally, in anticipation of the Experts’ Meeting “Investing in Heritage Cities: Stimulus for Sustainable Tourism and Livelihoods” organised by ASEF in Yangon, Myanmar on 24-25 June around the theme of sustainable urban conservation, culture360.org has looked back at some of the articles that have been written on heritage cities in Asia.
The Memory! International Film Heritage Festival that took place on 1-9 June in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, was the first festival in the region with a precise focus on film restoration. Read More
Former culture360.org Asia Editor, Sali Sasaki interviews Shirley Surya, Assistant Curator (Design & Architecture) at the M+ Museum in Hong Kong. The two met through the Royal College of… Read More
On 24-25 June in Yangon, Myanmar, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) will organise a two-day Experts’ Meeting and Public Forum on the theme of “Investing in Heritage Cities: Stimulus… Read More
The second annual Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders will bring together fifty dynamic young cultural leaders from around the world at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria for… Read More
OK. Video – 6th Jakarta International Video Festival open call to artists to submit works on the theme ‘Muslihat’ (Deception). Biennial festival taking place at National Gallery Indonesia in… Read More
India | Sangam House residencies for writers
Japan | Beppu international artist residency | open call
Lightship International Literary Prizes | various categories
Toyota Foundation | International Grant Programme
The European Commission–DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay Schengen visas. Artists and… Read More
Mind your Artspeak | guidance for artists, curators, museums
European external cultural relations | Expectations from the outside | publication
Asia-Pacific Creative Landing Pad Inflight Magazine
The Poetry Project | start the week with a poem and artist video from Ireland
EU Report on Export and Internationalisation Strategies for the Cultural and Creative Industries
Tara Books awarded Best Children’s Publishers Asia award
George Town Festival (GTF) is a month-long celebration of art, music, theatre, dance, opera and film to commemorate George Town’s inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage listing on 7… Read More
The 55th International Art Exhibition will take place in Venice from 1 June to 24 November 2013 at the Giardini and at the… Read More
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