Dr. Raphaela HobbachAlumni
Being an Artist in Europe: Challenges, Funding Opportunities and New Approaches to Collaboration New "Talking Progress" Podcast episode: Anastasia Lemberg-Lvova and Gitte Zschoch discuss culture and its funding
Why are the spaces for arts and culture shrinking? And how can digital tools help to counter this development? Listen to the artist Anastasia Lemberg-Lvova and Gitte Zschoch, General Secretary of “ifa”, in a conversation about the role of artists and culture in our society and how funders and policymakers can better support cultural workers.
Europe takes part!: Launch of the New Funding Module of the European Hub for Civic Engagement Supporting Arts and Culture in Europe
On January 25, 2022, a digital tool was launched to help civil society actors fund their projects. During the launch event, artists and policy-makers came together to talk about the current situation of cultural practitioners in Europe and to discuss visions for better supporting them.
Recap: New Urban Progress Explores Germany Our first of two New Urban Progress delegation trips took our fellows to Berlin, Leipzig and the Ruhr Valley
A capital shaped by competing visions, an east German city in the midst of a comeback, and a sprawling post-industrial metropolis tackling 21st-century transformations head-on: The first of two delegation trips brought our New Urban Progress fellows to Berlin, Leipzig, and the Ruhr Valley – urban spaces in Germany that are defining the future of the city.
Forward to the Future: The German Elections and the Transatlantic View A panel discussion on transatlantic cooperation post-Merkel
Just two weeks before the 2021 German Election, Elisabeth Niejahr, Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff and moderator Sumi Somaskanda discussed how a post-Merkel Germany would affect the future of transatlantic relations. They also detailed what transatlantic actors can do to continue improving the transatlantic partnership at the city, state, and national levels.
What kind of policies are needed to support the European arts and culture scene? How can new digital spaces empower cultural actors across Europe? To answer these questions, Das Progressive Zentrum and the Goethe-Institut organised the “Europe takes part!” digital summit on 29 April 2021.