Round Table Meeting 2016, Berlin 1-2 Nov

This year’s Round Table Meeting will take place in Berlin on the 1st-2nd of November. This time meeting will overlap with a meeting of the On-the-Move association. Once more the meeting will facilitate the exchange about our members’ projects and current developments. Please find in the programme the following topics for expert input and discussions: Recent projects and developments within the information and documentations centres How the institute support the artists – production, networking, funding, mobility Mapping the performing arts landscapes – how do we provide information for artists and the general public? Strengthen the discussion and network around the specific art form, specific needs and projects? and together with members of the on-the-move association we’ll discuss: (Mobility)-information systems: What is the state of the art regarding websites and consultations?   Information Programme (docx) Programme (pdf) Practical info (pdf) Hotels (pdf) Ibis Booking Form (pdf) Please register until Oct. 17th. by sending an email to our colleague Dorothea Lautenschlaeger –  d.lautenschlaeger@iti-germany.de If you intend to present an project or a contribution to the general themes – pls. send us the title and short description (1000 characters incl. space) – via email to d.lautenschlaeger@iti-germany.de We do look forward to welcome you in Berlin! With kindest regards, Dr. Thomas Engel – Director of the German Centre of the ITI Michael Freundt – Associate director of the German Centre of the ITI Dorothea Lautenschlaeger – Project coordinator...

New Arts Flanders website online

Arts Flanders aims to become the international point of reference for information about the Arts and Cultural Heritage in the Flanders region and about artists from Flanders who are active abroad. There are specific subsections, one of which is devoted to the news about the Flemish performing arts with international relevance: http://artsflanders.be/performance...

Research @ VTi

As the institute for the performing arts, VTi is willing to take up its role in the preparation for this round of subsidies. Through facts and figures, our research provides an objective description of the current practice and policy in the performing arts in Flanders, placing it in a historical perspective and an international context. With this factual description, it provides an initial impulse for a debate about the ways forward for this performing arts practice and policy. What are potential pathways for a more sustainable practice within the performing arts and the policy that governs this? The results of our research are published in these two field analyses: Metamorphoses. Performing arts in Flanders since 1993 (2007) Ins & outs. A field analysis of the performing arts in Flanders (2011)...

Outline of Flemish performing arts landscape

For an overview of the most important producing companies in Flanders, visit the ‘Producers‘ section on the VTi website. VTi also offers recent outlines of the Flemish performing arts landscape.   Children’s and youth performing arts The Flemish children’s and youth performing arts are a prized export. In the 2009-10 season Flemish youth productions were presented in other European countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, Great Britain and Denmark, as well as further afield, in Canada, the United States, and even Australia and New Zealand. Both established names and new faces are doing well internationally. Download the attachment to read more.   Theatre The Flemish theatrical landscape is a rich and varied field with an unrivalled dynamism. The driving force behind this dynamism is rooted in the developments of the eighties, when theatre-makers like Jan Fabre, Jan Lauwers, Jan Decorte and many others set their sights on the very essence of theatre, namely the concept of theatrical representation. Add to this the absence of a clearly defined canon or tradition, and the structural influence of performance art on theatrical practice, and you get a fundamentally different vision of the role of the actor. Download the attachment to read more.   Dance  Contemporary dance from Flanders is a household name in the international dance world, and it has been exactly that for more than 20 years already. It is, however, becoming more and more difficult to make an accurate description of this so-called ‘Belgian style’. It used to be all about intense movements and odd, often black clothing, wearing sneakers and boots while dancing, and lots of chairs on stage. Today, choreographers such as De Keersmaeker, Vandekeybus, Platel or Fabre are still highly regarded and important. Download the attachment to read more....

First Aid for starting performing artists in Flanders

When you’re starting out as a performing artist, where can you go for support to develop your plans? All basic information that you need to know is brought together on ‘Get Going‘ page on the VTi website. More information on the culture policy in Belgium and more specifically in Flanders can be found in the ‘Policy‘ section. To get in touch with the VTi staff about specific question concerning your artistic project, check out our First Aid Helpdesk page....

Flanders Arts Institute

Flanders Arts Institute

Flanders Arts Institut Flanders Arts Institute supports and stimulates the development of the arts and policy. The organisation is active in three main areas. Analysis & research of the arts landscapeThe organisation collects, analyses and publishes data on the arts and policy by consulting with all parties concerned, an active involvement in the field of action, and research into the artistic ecosystem in Belgium and abroad. Support for artists and organisationsThe organisation supports the development of artists and art organisations through knowledge sharing and support on the basis of analysis and research results and with a helicopter vision of the entire artistic ecosystem. Flanders Arts Institute releases publications and presentations, organises information sessions and provides individual advice focused on topical themes and on the sustainable long-term development of the artistic practice. Internationalisation of the artsFlanders Arts Institute supports internationalisation in the arts. The organisation stimulates artists and organisations to engage in and maintain international relations by organising visitor and exchange programmes and the organisation of spotlights on Flanders abroad. Flanders Arts Institute Ravensteingalerij 38 1000 Brussels Belgium https://www.kunsten.be/ Contacts Tom Ruette, Head of Information & Data tom@kunsten.be...

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute

The Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute has been working since 1 July 2003. It documents, promotes and animates Polish theatrical life, moderates public debate on mod­ern Polish theatre and broadens the perspectives of the accompanying research by supporting research and education projects. It is home to the largest website devoted entirely to Polish theatre – www.e-teatr.pl; the only internet-based theatre TV in Poland – www.e-teatr.tv; and the PROSPERO online bookstore www.prospero.e-teatr.pl. The Institute manages the largest collection of theatre paraphernalia in Poland. The Library owns 32,000 Polish and foreign books, theatre magazines and publications; the Theatre Documentation Department holds press cuttings, photographs, theatre bills and programmes etc, whereas over 2,000 digital recordings of performances, rehearsals, and documentaries dealing with Polish and international theatre are stored in the multimedia library, all these collections being available in the reading room. The Institute’s Gallery hosts temporary exhibitions related to theatre (also available online at the Virtual Gallery, www.e-teatr.pl). At 1 Jazdów Street there is also a fully-equipped theatre hall for organising theatre projects, conferences, meetings and lectures. The Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute organises festivals and reviews, promoting interesting phenomena in Polish theatre, and also carries out educational and research projects. Moreover, it is a member of international organisations gathering European and global institutions of a similar nature (such as SIBMAS and ENICPA). The Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute ul. Jazdów 1 00-467 Warsaw Poland Tel: +48 22 501 70 11 Fax: +48 22 501 70 10 it@instytut-teatralny.pl www.instytut-teatralny.pl Contacts Elżbieta Wrotnowska-Gmyz, Director sekretariat@instytut-teatralny.pl Tel. +48 22 501 70 02 For English: zrti@instytut-teatralny.pl Themes authors law digitalization integration of data-bases statistics in culture public archives EU law methods of building collection...

Theatre Info Finland TINFO

Theatre Info Finland TINFO

TINFO cooperates with performing arts professionals: artists, theatre producers, programmers, dramaturges and festival managers. TINFO facilitates artistic networks and supports international co-productions and partnerships. TINFO provides material and advice on: mobility, international networks and exchange, and Finnish theatres and artists. TINFO promotes contemporary Finnish touring performances in co-operation with Theatre Centre (www.teatterikeskus.fi) and Finnish drama with drama agencies (The Finnish Dramatists’ Union – www.naytelmat.fi, Nordic Drama Corner – www.dramacorner.fi), playwrights and translators. TINFO organizes events, seminars, workshops, drama readings, and showcases in co-operation with different partners. TINFO publishes yearly theatre statistics, covering the repertory, spectator, employee, and economic figures of Finnish professional theatres. International theatre festivals in Finland inviting groups from abroad as well as preparing a special Finnish case in co-operation with TINFO are: Baltic Circle – www.balticcircle.fi, contemporary theatre, networking and workshops in November. Tampere Theatre Festival –  www.teatterikesa.fi, Finland’s largest and longest running theatre festival in August. TINFO coordinates theatre exchange projects as part of Finnish cultural strategy. Theatre Info Finland TINFO Maneesikatu 2 A00170 HelsinkiFinlandTel: +358 50 353 6273 (general enquiries)tinfo@tinfo.fiwww.tinfo.fi Contacts Hanna Helavuori, Directorhanna.helavuori@tinfo.fi+358 44 363 1722 Mikko Karvinen, Research and Administrative Coordinator / Communication Coordinator for ENICPAmikko.karvinen@tinfo.fi+358 50 353 7874 Themes Mobility International networks Exchange...

Theater Instituut Nederland (TIN)

Theater Instituut Nederland (TIN)

Theater Instituut Nederland (TIN) is at the heart of the Dutch theatre world. We document, support, and promote Dutch theatre, both in the Netherlands and abroad. The TIN offers the largest theatre documentation centre in Europe, organizes debates and public exhibitions, promotes talents nationally and internationally, and promotes synchronizations between professionals within the Dutch theatre sector itself. In this way we strive to strenghten the position of theatre in society and contribute to a rich and inspiring theatre climate in the Netherlands. TIN and its documentation centre are housed in a former bank building dating from the thirties. Its collection is stored in two acclimatized depots elsewhere in the city. TIN is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Our organization is divided into: General and Operational Management, Program & Projects, Collection & Documentation, Information (including Education and New Media) and Marketing & Communication. Currently around 2500 people have a TIN membership which allows them to lend books at the documentation centre and gives them priviliged acces to our exhibitions and activities. Theater Instituut Nederland (TIN) Sarphatistraat 53 1018 EW Amsterdam The Netherlands T +31 (0)20 5513300 F +31 (0)20 5513303 E info@tin.nl W http://www.tin.nl Contact person Bianca de Waal E bdewaal@tin.nl T +31 (0)20 5513322 Themes (Data) collection Capacity building Promotion of theatre and dance Information centre Digitalization of collection/archive/theatre and dance history Support of recording performances Cultural policy for theatre and dance Networking Education...

Centro de Documentación de Las Artes Escénicas y de la Música

Centro de Documentación de Las Artes Escénicas y de la Música

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