Hosted by the University of Applied Arts (Die Angewandte), The 12th ELIA Biennial will take place on 8-10 November 2012 in the MuseumsQuartier Wien, one of the world's largest complexes for modern art and culture, situated in the very center of the city.
This year Yoko Ono will be joining a number of other luminaries including Matthias Horx, Ute Meta Bauer, and Shady El Noshokaty as well as a number of up-and-coming artists and cultural players.
For full details visit the ELIA Biennial homepage. Read more »
ELIA Board and Team Culture 2012 Task Force Member Efva Lilja has released two new books:
Do You Get What I'm Not Saying? On Dance as a Subversive Declaration of Love and 100 Exercises for a Choreographer and Other Survivors.
For more information on the bilingual Swedish/English books, now available on both Efva Lilja's website and Ellerströms, click below. Read more »
On nomination of French Minister of Culture and Communication, Frédéric Mitterrand, Professor Kevin Thompson, Director of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, has been conferred Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by t he French Republic. Read more »
ELIA Board Member Efva Lilja, Professor of Choreography and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm is one of 12 cultural notabilities appointed to find the best examples of art engendering positive developments in larger society. On 27-28 February in Copenhagen The Danish Minister for Culture launched an initiative to explore current European art and cultural practices for new opportunities amidst the ecnomic crisis. Read more »
ELIA and the SHARE Network have jointly written this paper to convince European Commission officials that Arts & Research forms part of the European research landscape and to create openings within the next generation of European Research Funding 2013 -2020, which is now being prepared. Read more »