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 »
The Danish Minister of Culture, Uffe Albaek took the initiative for an Inspiration & Dialogue Meeting in Brussels on 6 June 2012 on the role of culture in the crisis. ELIA Senior Advisor Truus Ophuysen was at the meeting and reports back. Read more »
SPRING and HOPE = BAHAR and OMID is political theatre. Although the introduction shows fragments of video footage of demontrations around the world in 2011, the focus is set on Iran. Whatever happened to the people who took to the streets during the Green Revolution of 2009? Read more »