Flanders Arts Institute invites a delegation of artists and art professionals from all disciplines (music, performing arts, visual arts) to discover the dynamic art scenes of Prague and Brno and have meetings with artists and art organisations.ic art scenes of Prague and Brno and have meetings with artists and art organisations.
Past ten years, the art scenes of Prague and Brno developed some interesting dynamics resulting in new multidisciplinary art spaces and festivals next to the established players in the arts field. This working visit introduces the participants to these important and upcoming organisations and artists. Each day will consist of one multidisciplinary visit and smaller activities for each discipline.
The delegation consist of a selection of artists, programmers, artistic leaders and managers:
Anne Bernaerts (manager Roeland Henderickx), Josine de Roover (coordinator Cas-co), David Hernandez (choreographer), Riet Jaeken (programmer CC Hasselt), Joost Maegerman (general manager Antwerp Symphony Orchestra), Frank Maes (artistic director Emergent), Rolf Quaghebeur (director KAAP), Frederik Styns (general manager Flanders Symphony Orchestra), Wouter Vercruysse, (cellist, composer St. George Quintet) Karen Verlinden (coordinator Hiros), Valerie Wolters (manager workspacebrussels) and Jurgen de Bruyn (artistic director Zefiro Torna).
Meetings with artists, visits to prominent institutions and organisations as well as emerging art spaces. Apart from the multidisciplinary activities we’ve arranged tailor-made programmes per discipline (music, performing arts, visual arts).
In Prague and Brno, visits are planned with Jazzfest, Central European Music Agency, Brno Philharmonic, Janáček Brno, DOX, Meet Factory, Archa, Ponec, La Fabrika, Jatka 78, 4+4 days festival, Tanec Praha, Malá inventura, Cirkopolis, Czech Dance Platform, Czech Philharmonic, FOK, Collegium Marianum, Dvorakova Praha, Prague Spring, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Contempuls, Ostrava Centre for New Music (NODO festival, Ostrava Days), Berg Orchestra, National Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rudolfi num Gallery, The Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Jelení Gallery.
Download the brochure for a detailed overview of all activities.