ResiliArt Debate: Current challenges of international cultural exchange

Debate with Video Performance
Forum Fair Culture

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 5.30 - 7.30 pm
online via zoom

Admission is free, Please register until December 8th at
Moderation: Tonica Hunter (curator and cultural producer)
The debates will be held in English.

What shape will cultural exchange take, once international mobility is back to normal?
Where do we see the barriers for artists from the so called Global South based in Austria?
How do we imagine fair intercultural cooperation?


View the invitation as pdf.

17:30 Opening Karin Zimmer (BMKÖS)
Video Performances by Elisabeth Tambwe will be shown throughout the event.
17:45 Three tandem panels on
>Debating living and working conditions for „third-country“ artists in Austria
With Ramiro Wong (activist and artist) & Vasilena Gankovska (IG Bildende Kunst)
>Debating the pandemic impact on cultural work in the Global South
With Jumoke Sanwo (artist) & Melanie Zumbansen (Goethe Institut, International Relief Fund 2020)
>Debating artist mobility and travel restrictions
With Sabine Kock (SMartAt Mobility) & Rio Rutzinger (Impulstanz)
19:00 Closing statements and Q&A with panellists

Through three tandem panels and video performances by Elisabeth Tambwe we will have a closer look at current challenges for artists from the so called Global South in Austria and highlight international examples of good practice.

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