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ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs in suspension

Since the end of 2015 and throughout the first half of 2016, our association continued its work of common center of reflection, research and action for the development of projects and places that organize their practices and experimentations around new relationships between arts, territories and society. Two workshops were organized, one in Lyon in March around the question of relocation (read the french synthesis in the link below), the other recently in Amiens to deepen intermediation and (...)

See you in Lyon on 12 and 13 May 2016

One important information in this newsletter: the next national forum of intermediaries and independent places, which will be held in Lyon on 12 and 13 May These two days will be decisive for the development of this vast artistic and cultural movement in terms of public policy.ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs committed since 2014 the steering committee of the Coordination nationale des lieux intermédiaires et indépendants (CNLII). Register before (...)

Let’s make commons

Here are two texts written by Jules Desgoutte, member of the AF/AP collegiale, for this 2nd newsletter. We remind you that our database is constituted of artistic and cultural spaces-projects in connection with the populations and the place where they are located. Last recorded places : Mazette !, Abi/Abo, La Pratique, Le théâtre Méga Pobec, Le Bouillon Cube, Le Relais or Le Centre d’Investigació Escènica in the Balearic Islands. It’s your turn (...)

Why do we care about ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs ?

One could hardly give a single answer to this question. To be part of ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs (AF/AP) means to act otherwise. It is the wish of radicalness whose translation into action does not wait. But the scheme in itself isn’t so easy to catch. It has nothing to do with being a partisan : one could get it through the round of stories of each actor, whose addition is making a coherent picture; its aim, an uncertain future, which society is calling for. For many actors, whether AF/AP (...)

Topical issue

Since November 2007, ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs developped its resource platform around the relationship between people art and society, in order to meet the needs expressed by the different cultural actors of the territories (artists, projects, responsible institutions). Our association works with volunteers but also with two employees, Bahija Kibou and Adeline Bourdillat. But, further to the successive reduction in subsidies, we are not able to pay them anymore. We thus had to make the (...)

On line!

Dear friends, Inspite of a world economic crisis atmosphere, we are hoping a developement of the cultural policies in the futur. In the meantime, some tools and ideas for dicussions wich come out from our activities and suggestion of interesting readings. To read... Artistic creative processes and urban renewal - June 2009 - ARTfactories/Autre(s)pARTs discussion workshop. Local Cultural Policies Handbook, methodological tools and practical experiences from civic participation in (...)