Barents Cultural Co-production Network (Barents Cultural Co-..)
Barents Cultural Co-production Network
Start date: Mar 31, 2011,
End date: Mar 30, 2011
The overall objective of this project is to promote cooperation and communication between cultural institutions, to suppport cultural diversity and identity building of the Barents Region. The project will establish a co-production network between institutions and support the co-operation between cultural producers and managers. The creation of a multilateral co-production network will in the long-term, stimulate and increase the number of joint events and meeting places, and the number of cultural consumers and visitors of cultural events and artistic productions. The specific objective of the project is Create a project steering group, 3x3 persons, including cultural representatives of institutions in Norrbotten (Sweden), Lapland (Finland) and Murmansk (Russian Fed.). Organise regional seminars in each country and facilitate participation of local organisations and entrepreneurs.Chart areas of interest for cultural co-production and identify partners and associates of long-term co-production networking. Develop a practical program in order to support cultural management and mutual cultural co-production in the Barents Region, 2012-2015. Propose activities for long-term cultural co-production to promote cultural diversity and strengthening the cultural identity of the Barents Region. Achievements: The project has created a network of new contacts, mutual fields of cooperation and concrete multilateral projects between cultural and artists’ institutions, organisations and entrepreneurs. One central result is the project plan “New Horizons” that has been financed later in the framework of Kolarctic ENPI CBC. The individual contacts between the participants have contributed to an exchange of knowledge and of creative ideas and artistic production.
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