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 »
As Monday flies by, Porto is buzzing with the final preparations for NEU NOW Festival LIVE 2012.
ELIA Project Assistant Adina Ochea is on site with all the latest information on the Porto prep.
Click below to read the first of many blog posts to come from the festival and take a closer look at the programme! Read more »
Henk Borgdorf, Professor of Research in the Arts (The Hague / Gothenburg) and coordinator of the Validation working group of the SHARE academic network, defended his dissertation The Conflict of the Faculties: Perspectives on Artistic Research and Academia on 24 April at Leiden University. 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 »