All themes

"Themes" is a stream of content generated or created by both IETM staff and our members. In focus are the subjects we consider essential in the contemporary performing arts today: the relationship with the audience, EU cultural policies, diversity & inclusion, sustainability of the sector, the value of the arts in society, and the paradigms, challenges and aspirations faced by the sector in different parts of the globe.

mariavlachou
Maria Vlachou, directrice exécutive de Acesso Cultura | Access Culture, une association à but non lucratif qui vise à promouvoir l'accès à la participation culturelle au Portugal, écrit à propos du travail réalisé dans le pays afin d'abattre les obstacles structurels et géographiques qui s'opposent aux arts et à la culture.
mariavlachou
Maria Vlachou, Executive Director of Acesso Cultura | Access Culture, a not-for-profit that promotes access to cultural participation in Portugal, writes about work being done in the country to break down structural and geographical barriers to arts and culture.
fbittencourt
Elizabeth Horn reflects on how in the aftermath of #MeToo, it is more important than ever to teach the next generation of theatremakers ideas of consent, respect, and how to advocate for themselves as artists.
fbittencourt
Chantal Bilodeau kicks off this week’s series on Theatre in the Age of Climate Change by suggesting that women in the arts may be our planet’s best bet for survival.
Ati METWALY
The art practitioners, art aficionados, cultural journalists and – above all – the regular audience members of Egypt are really spoilt for choice when it comes to the contemporary arts scene, both in Cairo and Alexandria, and in several other cities. Even within the contemporary performing arts, there are countless events, formats, genres and colours,and a great deal of passion and dynamism on the part of practitioners.
fbittencourt
New data released Tuesday suggest that in a single year, the US arts and culture sector contributed a whopping $763.6 billion to the nation’s economy — more than the entire GDP of Switzerland.
fbittencourt
Caragh Medlicott asks what the future holds for arts funding in Wales, and what options are on the table for SME arts companies as Brexit looms.
fbittencourt
La ministre française Françoise Nyssen affirme que le passe culture, sous forme d’une application mobile à destination de tous les citoyens, sera crédité de 500 euros pour les jeunes de 18 ans.
fbittencourt
The co-founder of the nonprofit Center for Artistic Activism explains why his company has officially de-friended Facebook.
Elenq
Creative Europe, the current EU programme for cultural and creative sectors, has proven its potential to build interpersonal bonds and emotional engagement beyond national frontiers; these are the strongest glue of the European project and the undeniable foundation for a shared European future. Artistic mobility and cooperation across borders are vital when it comes to nourishing mutual understanding, solidarity, and thinking beyond national paradigms. The need for international exchange is insufficiently addressed at Member State level, and some of the current political developments, both...

Pages

Subscribe to