Polarization is a widespread problem, including in prosperous countries, so it seems. For those who don't live in one of the richest countries in the world, which the Netherlands still is, this may sound like insane absurdity. But discontent is growing everywhere.
When in November 2018 the Oslo-based Black Box teater premiered “Ways of Seeing”, a piece on the rise of the far-right rhetoric in Norwegian society, they hardly imagined that it would further evolve the main narrative of the play in real life. IETM got in touch with Anne-Cécile Sibué-Birkeland, Artistic and General Director of Black Box teater, to hear the story first hand.
Artistic freedom of expression is often subject to right-wing conservative religious attacks. This article explores the case of the Malta Festival from Poland, which led to a trial over the Polish Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport.
This essay written by Théo Majcher in 2017 with the support of the European Network for Cultural Centres (ENCC) is adressing the theme of European identity through the values of arts and culture.
Cette session de l’IETM Rijeka a exploré l’intersection entre art et activisme, se concentrant sur l’augmentation de l’efficacité politique des actions artistiques.Read more
This IETM Rijeka session explored the intersection between art and activism, focusing on increasing the political effectiveness of artistic action.Read more
En ces temps de confusion, plusieurs organisations à travers le monde réalisent un travail admirable pour combattre la censure, promouvoir la liberté artistique et soutenir les artistes en danger...Read more
In this time of blurred lines, several organisations around the world do wonderful work to combat censorship, enhance artistic freedom and support artists in danger. Discover some of the...Read more
Cette session de l'IETM Bruxelles se penchait sur les tensions qui divisent l'artiste entre marginal romantique et initié militant. Chaque intervenant était activement engagé auprès de mouvements...Read more
This IETM Brussels session has explored the tensions between the artist as both a romantic outsider and an activist insider. Each panelist had an experience in engaging with civic movements: some...Read more


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