Welcome to Find A Partner!
The need to better connect Asian and European organisations was identified through ASEF’s Creative Encounters programme, which has been running since 2010 and received hundreds of proposals since its inception.
While many challenges are facing cultural organisations, the ability to network is a fundamental condition to nurture and enable creative collaborations.
To this end, ASEF’s portal culture360.org, seeks to play a role in the development of online cultural communities and networks between Asia and Europe.
Find a Partner is a space where cultural organisations can find new opportunities to collaborate and network with each other across Asia and Europe. While sharing information about their mission and activities, member organisations can seek and offer specific partnership opportunities that lead to concrete collaborative projects and initiatives.
You can now add an organisation to the Find A Partner database.
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We Seek: As a photography festival, OBSCURA Festival seeks partnerships in various forms. Monetary partners are crucial to the execution of the festival which runs at a cost of roughly USD$90,000 a year. We also seek media, cultural, venue, printing, travel and accomodation partners.
We Offer: As a festival with a significant international following on social media together with strong audience exposure during the festival, we can offer social media plugs, display of partner logos across all promotional material together with more tailored partnerships that will be mutually beneficial.
We Seek: Organizations and/or festivals with which to collaborate on events focusing on intercultural dialogue, freedom of expression, and linguistic rights. Organizations and/or festivals interested in organizing their own Free the Word! event. Organizations and individuals interested in collaborating with PEN International on issues of freedom of expression and linguistic rights.
We Offer: Decades of expertise on issues of intercultural dialogue, freedom of expression, and linguistic rights. The flexible Free the Word! literary event format, to be organized with guidance from PEN International and adapted to each organization’s individual specifications. Intercultural connections across the world through 149 different PEN Centres.
We Seek: Visibility to emerging filmmakers in Europe and Asia
We Offer: A professional networking platform for filmmakers
We Seek: We are searching for talented artists in the field of jazz, classics and folklore as well for organisations outside Bulgaria such as agencies, cultural and art institutions who are interested in Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 and its artistic content.
We Offer: We offer expertise in the field of the artist development and management; PR, events organisation, media, copy writing; local and international contacts; readiness to be partner in international projects and good overview upon the opportunities "Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture" offers.
We Seek: Culture exchange, collaboration, exchange of experiences, projects, partnership
We Offer: Culture exchange, collaboration, exchange of experiences, projects, partnership
Discipline:Architecture, Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Cultural Diplomacy, Cultural Education, Cultural History, Cultural Management, Cultural Research, Dance, Design, Film, funding, Heritage, Institute, Intercultural Dialogue, master-class, Museum, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts
We Seek: Collaboration and research in all fields of art .
We Offer: art education and research
We Seek: We are looking for very motivated students for our next Summer School in Curatorial Studies which will be held in Venice next summer during the Architecture International Art Biennale.
We Offer: With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and the publication of a printed catalogue. The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Architecture Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.
Discipline:Art and Environment
We Seek: We seek for the creative thinkers: artists, writers, curators, cultural managers, musicians and academics, who would like to make researches on the relationship between Art and Nature; who are seeking for answers of the question of whether artists may affect social change - art works use creative vision to highlight the ways in which we see the Nature, psychologically, philosophically.
We Offer: We offer a Residence space for realization of the projects and public presentation of theirs work
We Seek: We are seeking contemporary artists working in any media seeking the qualities of a secluded retreat and potential collaboration. We want to explore the following themes - climate / weather, rural social and political issues, land / agriculture. We are inviting these artists to join us for artist residencies in South-West Dorset, England.
We Offer: We are offering a new artist residency program – The Mothership – in Dorset, from March 2016. This opportunity is for contemporary artists working in any media seeking the qualities of a secluded retreat and potential collaboration. The residencies can range in length from a weekend to six weeks, depending on the needs of the artist and the availability of the studio, and are tailored towards professional artists seeking the ideal qualities for a working retreat – quiet, seclusion and creative inspiration.
We Seek: We are looking for curators and photographers in Asia who can give us a presentation (20min-length, All programs are in English) on the theme ‘From Analog Photography to Digital Photography’. We also welcome curators and photographers from Asia who are interested in the theme and are willing to join this program.
We Offer: We’ll provide all attendants with free accommodations and allotted presentation fees for the selected speakers.
We Seek: Networking and collaboration in EtP Project 365, the public photo-art project that collectively creates and preserves photographic visuals of the fast vanishing culture and lifestyle of ancient Tamilakam (contemporary South India). Year-long project 365 Tiruvannamalai was completed in August 2015 and Project 365 tri-sangam ports will begin during August 2016.
We Offer: Residency for young, upcoming and professional photographers in Tiruvannamalai ( https://ekalokamtrustforphotography.wordpress.com/residency-programme-for-photographers/ ) Collaboration and networking support
We Seek: SOMA Art Gallery is an independent contemporary art and culture space and initiative which encourages collaborations among networks between cultural professionals, artists, academics and social activists from all over the world with the larger aim of supporting sustained dialogue. SOMA is seeking funding partners.
We Offer: SOMA defines itself as a platform where true, mindful dialogue begins by presenting the art works strongly connected with the oldest question and matter of human beings: Who we are, Where we are, Where is our soul now. SOMA offers the Artists and Art-Professionals the exhibition space in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
We Seek: We need artists who are interested to work or get experience with us and ready to do the residency: research and interact with the residents for a week. Observe the issue and collaborate with the residents to produce works of art as a medium for aspirations of the citizens' issues. We want a form of work that is new or different by utilizing the existing facilities around the citizen.
We Offer: We offer to you an experience to work with us, but we need to remind you that Gubuak Kopi is a study group which did not have much money and is not standing behind a large founder. Gubuak Kopi community will seek the costs from your country for the consumption during the activities, whereas for the inn, we will gather at the headquarters and houses of the citizens. So please understand.
We Seek: The Festival is interested in a collaboration with different institutions to exchange visibility, partnerships or establish a connection with other organizations. Hosting artists and experts in this field to encourage a full agenda of shows. Creating a circuit of cooperation between various organizations with the purpose of an exchange of culture and artistic figures.
We Offer: We develop circus culture and create a show of quality entertainment with the visibility of over a hundred thousand people in one of the most important cities in northern Italy. An incredible live festival that fosters a joyful meeting, but also full of artistic contents with great talented artists.
Discipline:collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Cultural Education, Cultural Management, Cultural Policy, Cultural Research, Dance, documentary, experimental, Film, independent-film, Literature, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: We seek international artists to our residency program.
We Offer: Zaratan Artist In Residence programme provides a private workspace, a creative and thrilling artistic community, exhibition opportunities and professional development for international artists in Lisbon (Portugal).
We Seek: We believe that nature is a great inspiration for artistic expression. We would like to collaborate with other organizations and support young artists.
We Offer: We can offer a chance for cultural exchange, a retreat for artists in an inspirational setting where they can escape the ordinary and get inspired by nature in an almost complete solitary environment. Here you can experience a healthier, more simple and slower lifestyle and finally have time to create.
We Seek: We are seeking funding.
We Offer: Advertising in all our social media.
We Seek: We are looking for partners for our two Festivals: Festival Florio (www.festivalflorio.it): at the end of June we produce a big art festival in Favignana (Sicily) where we produce classical concerts, jazz, reading etc in a place inserted in nature, for relaxing and charming cultural tourism. The other Festival is Progetto IMC (www.progettoimc.it): is a masterclass with a big orchestra that produces Concerts for 10 days in Abruzzo. Some of the best classical players meet in Campli with thousands of students, for a specialization course. Fellowships, concerts are provided.
We Offer: We are ready for every kind of collaboration, so if you have ideas, please write. We can offer cultural exchange, concerts, travels and accommodation.
We Seek: Collaboration and potential partnership with other organisations in the arts and creative media industries.
We Offer: Support and resources for aspiring journalists (who can become regional editors), as well as organisations and institutions that want to produce, print or e-print magazines. Featuring of content online and offline. Ethical journalism workshops and mentoring. Links with artists, writers and journalists across the world.
We Seek: We are looking for connections with artists and organisations related to non-theatrical performance, performative experiments in the public space.
We Offer: We offer a network and some experimental set-ups like the Unnoticed Art Festival, TheConceptBank and TheParallelShow. We are always open to new proposals with experimental qualities.
Discipline:Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Dance, Design, distribution, documentary, experimental, feature-film, Film, film-market, film-meeting, film-restoration, forum, funding, Heritage, In Focus, independent-film, Intercultural Dialogue, Interviews, Literature, master-class, Museum, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, production, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: Want to share your feature, short or interactive project with the world at the biggest documentary event in the UK? Sheffield Doc/Fest are delighted to welcome submissions for films and interactive projects for consideration for the 2016 programme. Submissions are open for 2016 consideration until 7 February 17:00 (GMT). Find out more and submit: http://bit.ly/DFSubmissions
We Offer: Share your documentary with the world at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 - 10-15 June
Discipline:Art and Environment, Arts and Crafts, collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Creative Industries, Cultural Education, Cultural History, Cultural Research, Dance, documentary, experimental, Film, Heritage, independent-film, Intercultural Dialogue, Literature, master-class, Music, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Puppetry, Technical Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts
We Seek: Organisations to partner the hosting of artists residencies with. The outcomes of these residencies can be exhibitions, master classes, symposiums, open days etc.
We Offer: Artist residency facilities in a beautiful natural environment on the edge of World Heritage listed Wollemi National Park, 1.5hours drive from Sydney. Ample space to create, think and be inspired. Project and residency facilitation.
We Seek: We seek a partner/donor that can help us in arranging cultural shows, music and our folk heritage displays worldwide. We also want work on revival of performing arts and short films on women issues, as in Pakistan, condition of women in domains of education health, empowerment is very bad; and they are facing issues like honor killing, acid throwing and child marriages etc. So we want a donor / project who can help us in uplifting the condition of our women through performing digital arts.
We Offer: We offer services of performing arts and revival of quality theater in our province, to raise awareness on gender issues, gender based violence, role of agriculture in economy of our country, Pakistan through seminars, workshops video productions and many times by performing arts.
We Seek: Looking for partnerships, connections and information sharing.
We Offer: Innovative best practices in delivery of literature programmes.
We Seek: We welcome the collaboration of institutions wishing to support us and help us take the words of these talented women to a higher level. We seek volunteer institutions, poets and artists to coordinate our Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival's events worldwide. It is celebrated during the month of March each year.
We Offer: 1-We’ll give you full credit for the coordination and post the summary you send to us on our blogs and social networks once it’s over. We have pages translated into six languages. 2-We promote all general information through newspapers, websites, social networks and all means we have, you can help doing it too. We promote the chain as a whole. 3-You’ll have freedom of creation, as long as it doesn’t affect our image, and you respect these simple guidelines. 4-We also add your name to our list of coordinators and friends who support us once your event is over. 5-We do not offer monetary compensation, as you know this is a nonprofit cause, this is something we do from our hearts and is supported 24/7 by our own pockets. We’ll give retribution to your efforts the best way we know, and that is promoting you worldwide, and publishing the summary you send us along with key photos, once your event is over. Many people, important institutions, and groups read our pages and social networks actively. 6-We also have an achievement certificate of your collaboration sent to your email once the event is over. We lent our precious idea for you to make the most out of it.
Discipline:collaboration, Contemporary Arts, Cultural Management, Design, experimental, feature-film, Film, independent-film, Institute, Intercultural Dialogue, Literature, New Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Technical Arts, Visual Arts
We Seek: PILOTENKUECHE is an Artist Residency Program based on group dynamic. Eight-ten artists each work on an individual project during a three-to-five month period at our studio: a 245 m² large common loft hall - at the Spinnerei in Leipzig. The artists working in their own area - how the artists use their time, space and opportunities in the Spinnerei are their choice. The communal working space can be used 24-hours a day. The PILOTENKUECHE philosophy is focused on an interest of exchange and kinetic dialogue about art ideas, approaches and methods practiced in other places and from other individuals. We are fascinated with how they come into practice in the communal working space. Pilotenkueche wishes to provide our participants with the experience of accomplishing something as a group; and, moreover, in experimenting with new forms of cooperation vital in fostering an independent position in one's work.
We Offer: PILOTENKUECHE is an Artist Residency Program based on group dynamic. Eight-ten artists each work on an individual project during a three-to-five month period at our studio: a 245 m² large common loft hall - at the Spinnerei in Leipzig. The artists working in their own area - how the artists use their time, space and opportunities in the Spinnerei are their choice.
We Seek: Espronceda seeks to find new partnerships, projects, funds and grants to continue its mission of education in art and culture in Barcelona.
We Offer: The space features: • Painting studios – private and shared • Sculpture studio • Gallery space • Visual art studio • Sound studio • Multimedia studio • Yoga, dance & mediation space • Modern kitchen facilities for up to 20 people • Accommodation for up to 5 artists
We Seek: Looking for opportunities to share our performing arts / theatre arts works withthe world.
We Offer: Theatre performance, theatre director, lighting designer etc.
We Seek: The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking.
We Offer: OPEN CALL: SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES, VENICE
Discipline:Arts and Crafts
We Seek: Seeking International traditional folk art ensembles with a high amateur level in performing. Besides traditional dancing we also need ensembles with live music. Especially traditional dancing, moderated and elaborated choreographs are welcome. Traditional crafts and cooking is also welcome in the annual festival.
We Offer: We offer participation in a World Festival of traditional and modern dance and music. Exchanging culture in a human friendly atmosphere between our country and participating countries.
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