Located at the Filmhuset in the centre of Copenhagen, "The Art of Scene Changing" is a conference about audience development in a perspective of demographic changes and cultural minorities. A side-theme on the conference is a new agenda for Europe's cultural life and cultural policymaking. There will be lectures, panel discussions and a hearing as well as coachings, auditions and workshops.
The conference aims at participants who are Nordic cultural policymakers and opinion makers, people from the Nordic theatre arts and film environments, theatre managers, producers, members of actors, theatrical and film unions, performing arts and film schools, municipal and regional cultural managers and consultants, presidents of national Art and Culture Councils, chairs of municipality committees as well as European players in the field.
The conference will partly be held in Danish/ Norwegian/ Swedish and partly in English.
Among the speakers are diversity consultants, experts on audience development and representatives for the European Commissioner for Culture, the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts (New York), the European Cultural Foundation, Nordic national and local theatres as well as theatre schools, film schools, artists unions and of Culture Action Europe.
Apart from that, invited to attend the conference are the Nordic Ministers of Culture, the President of the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council’s Culture Committee. Leading politicians in the five Nordic countries are also invited in order to achieve a nuanced cultural debate.
Registration fee: 600 DKK for one day // 1000 DKK for two days // 1200 DKK for three days
Registration can be done by email (conference(via)dcai.dk). The registration fee has to be paid by 14 January 2011.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)