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The Future of Mobility in Culture

Kultura Nova Foundation is organizing online discussions on the future of mobility in culture within the i-Portunus Houses project on 16 and 23 February. The focus will be particularly on the topics green dimension, mobility infrastructure, inclusion and access.

The online discussions are envisaged as an open space for all participants to share their experiences and views on their role and the role of other stakeholders in the future of mobility in culture and in that way contribute to the research on mobility in culture and the development of the scenarios for the future of cross-border mobility grant schemes specifically for the cultural sector that would improve mobility infrastructure.

Each discussion will be organized in smaller groups ifor an active participation and engagement all of the participants. Each group will have a conversation on all three specific topics: green dimension, mobility infrastructure, inclusion and access while also taking into account the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The conversations will be guided and facilitated by moderators Toni Attard (Culture Venture), Ana Žuvela (Institute for Development and International Relations) and Vedran Horvat (Institute for Political Ecology).

The discussion for local hosts (actors that host artists/cultural professionals at the destination) is taking place on 16 February from 13 till 15 CEST, for artists and cultural professionals on 23 February from 13 till 15 CEST. More inforrmation and the registration form can be found here.

Kultura Nova Foundationprovides professional and financial support to programmes developed by organizations of civil society in culture that: support the development of programme implementers' production and organizational capacities; increase the level of professional activities through informal education and professional training; support cooperation between sectors; work to improve programme networking and cooperation on national, regional and international levels; promote creativity and cultural activism of the youth; support other programmes directed at the realization of the foundation’s objectives.

i-Portunus is a scheme funded by the European Commission that supports the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals, implemented by consortia of cultural organisations. It funds short-term mobilities for individuals to go abroad or for hosts to attract international talent.