Conference «Sustainable Arts Spaces/ Cultural Quarter» - Moscow


Conference «Sustainable Arts Spaces/ Cultural Quarter»
4 - 7 November 2004, Moscow,
Cultural Center “DOM”
With the Support of Ford Foundation
Organizers: Cultural Center “DOM”, Institute of Cultural Policy, Dance Agency “TSEH”


PROGRAMME

- 4 November, Thursday :

During the day : Arrival of participants

20:00 : Contemporary Dance in the Cultural Center “DOM”: Opiyo Okach “Dilo” (Nairobi, Kenya) 30 min
Taras Burnashev &dancers “Do you like prying?” (Moscow) 20 min

- 5 November , Friday :

09:45 - 10:00 : Registration of the participants

10:00 - 10:15 : Opening of the conference: introduction words from organizers, presentation of the participants

10:15 - 10:45 : Presentation of the Ford Foundation Programme “Sustainable Spaces”.
Speakers: Ford Foundation programme officers Media, Arts and Culture - Irina Iurna (office for Russia), Rob Burnet (office for Eastern Africa), Mouktar Kocache (office for Middle East & North Africa) 10:45 - 11:45 : Presentation from Moscow group: context and environment, needs and challenges, ideas of possible ways towards own arts space (speakers and topics to be detailed later)

11:45 - 12:00 Coffee-break

12:00 - 12:45 Presentation from the GoDown Arts Centre (Nairobi, Kenya): origins of the concept and history of establishment, challenges and successes, experience, future.
Speaker: Joy Mboya, development director GoDown Arts Centre

12:45 - 13:30 Presentation from TEH NET (Helsinki, Finland) and Swedish Cultural Centre “Mejeriet”
Speaker: Birgitta Persson

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Creative Clusters. Case studies from S.-Petersburg creative industries initiative.
Speaker: Justin O’Connor (Manchester, UK) Director Manchester Institute for Popular Culture
Dmitry Milkov, General Manager Peter-and-Paul jazz Festival

16:00 - 17:00 : Summaries of the day

20:00 : Cultural Programme

- 6 November, Saturday :

10:00 - 10:45 : Presentation from Cultural Association SHAMS (Beirut, Lebanon): origins of the concept and history of establishment, environment, needs and challenges, ideas of possible ways towards own arts space.
Speaker: Abdo Nawar, Administrator Association “Shams”

10:45 - 11:30 : Presentation from Center “Ashkal Alwan” (Beirut, Lebanon): origins of the concept and history of establishment, environment, needs and challenges, ideas of possible ways towards own arts space.
Speaker: Christine Tohme, Director Center “Ashkal Alwan”

11:30 - 11:45 : Coffee-break

11:45 - 12:15 : Presentation from Network “Artfactories” and Mains d’Oeuvres (Saint-Ouen, France)
Speaker: Fazette Bordage 12:15 - 12:45 : Presentation from Arts Printing House (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Speaker: Viktoras Karpuskenkovas

12:45 - 13:45 : Lunch

13:45 - 16:00 : Work in three groups. Topics for Moscow Coming Cluster. Problems to figure our, to discuss:
1. Cluster artistic activities
2. Cluster business and organization system
3. Cluster in interactions: Government, business, media, NGOs, professional unions, etc

16:00 - 17:00: Presentations of the group discussion results. Summary of the day.

20:00 : Cultural Programme: Ritual of the traditional Russian wedding in the Cultural Centre “DOM”

- 7 November, Sunday :

11:00 - 13:00 : Work in groups:
1. Next steps of the Moscow initiative group within Moscow
2. Next steps of collaboration between Russia, East Africa, Middle East&North Africa within the Ford Foundation programme «Sustainable Arts Spaces» and further

13:00 -14:00 : Round table

Evening : Departures.


Address:
Cultural Center “DOM”, Bolshoy Ovchinnikovskiy per., 24 /4
www.dom.com.ru

Contact :
Olga Korshakova
Development Manager
Dance Agency TSEH
t/f : + 7 (0) 959 53-58-34
cell +7-916-956-53-01
http://tseh.dance-net.ru
mail:korshakova@dance-net.ru or olga-la@mail.ru->mailto:olga-la@mail.ru]

Modified on Monday 18 October 2004