10 May 2014 to 16 May 2014

IETM Asian Satellite Meeting – Creating Opportunities for Cultural Exchange between Australia, Europe and Asia 

10 -14 May 2014, Melbourne, Australia

Please download the pdf programme here


Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th

Delegates are accompanied by local hosts, Australia Council, Next Wave and Arts Centre Melbourne on an itinerary of performances, conversations and installations in the Next Wave festival. They will visit a range of venues across the city, to be fed, watered and deposited at the Night Meeting Point for networking and relaxation. The artists presenting in the festival are listed on www.nextwave.org.au


Monday 12th

12:00- 18:00

Registration at Arts Centre Melbourne

Address: Arts Centre Melbourne - 100 St Kilda Rd- Melbourne


14:00-14:15 Welcome to Country

14:15-15:00 Key note presentation by William Yang

15:00-15:30 Who’s there

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:30 Info cell 1: A window view on the Performing Arts in Australia

16:00-17:30 Info cell 2: On Residencies

18:00-20:00 Opening Reception

20:00-01:00  Night Meeting Point 


Tuesday 13th

10:00-11:00 Tai-chi – Chi-kong – Pilates 

10:00-11:00 Newsround

10:00-11:00 Info cell 3: Creative Europe 

11:00-12:30 Working Group 1: How do they do it? 

11:00-12:30 Working Group 2: “Green” international exchange

11:00-12:30 Info cell 2: A window on the perfoming arts in Asia

13:00-15:00 A Picnic lunch is provided in the adjacent parklands

14:30 Bus departs for Footscray Community Arts Centre for those attending Working Group 5

15:30-17:00 Working Group 3: Political and social constraints

15:30-17:00 Working Group 4: Supporting practice

17:00 Bus returns from Footscray direct to North Melbourne Town Hall to join reception and performance evening.

from 18:00 Walk to Arts House in North Melbourne for a reception and an evening of lively artistic programming.

19:00 The Artists, The Managers, The Money and their Lovers: The IETM Ball. A performance degustation devoured on a catwalk. 

20:00-2:00 Night Meeting Point 


Wednesday 14th

10:00-11:30 Working Group 5: Traditional and contemporary creation

10:00-11:30 Working Group 6: A necessary dialogue

10:00-11:30 Info cell 5: Window on the performing arts in Europe 

11:30-13:00 Plenary session and summation of proceedings 

13:00-15:00 Closing lunch at Arts Centre Melbourne

15:00-16:30  CIRCLES presentation by Institut Francais