Organisations and initiatives

All organisations related to the sector and initiatives that emerged due to COVID-19

“ILLUMINATE Cities” Project Shares COVID-19 Data Through Creative Design

This pilot project is a light installation that offers a visual interpretation of the virus’s effect on New York city and serves to examine and expose the ways in which specific communities were hardest hit.

Ação Cooperativista

Ação Cooperativista was born on April 14 in the context of the covid-19 (2020) pandemic, a period when the arts and cultural sector were dramatically affected. The public health crisis has worsened and made unsustainable the fragility and precariousness of the professionals in the sector, that is constantly under-budgeted, unable to fulfill the constitutional responsibility to defend and promote culture as a right of all.

AEC – Association Europeenne des Conservatoires, Academies de Musique et Musikhochschulen

AEC is a voluntary coalition representing Higher Music Education Institutions (HMEIs) in Europe and beyond. AEC is the leading voice for Higher Music Education in Europe, a powerful advocate for its member institutions. AEC sees professionally focused arts education as a quest for excellence in three areas: artistic practice; learning and teaching; ­­research and innovation. It seeks to foster these elements and to encourage the diversity and dynamism with which they are pursued in different institutions, countries and regions. AEC understands and supports music and arts education, together with cultural participation, as central contributors to quality in human life, and inclusive societies founded on democratic values. ­

AEPO-ARTIS

AEPO-ARTIS is a non-profit making organisation that represents 36 European performers’ collective management organisations from 26 different countries. The main objectives of AEPO-ARTIS are to develop, strengthen and protect performers’ rights as well as to highlight the contribution that performers make to Europe’s rich and diverse cultural sector.

Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe (AIPCE)

AIPCE is a network of independent Press and Media Councils in Europe to enhance cooperation and exchange of information. Its annual conferences provide a forum for Media and Press Council representatives to discuss topical issues, to exchange ideas and to offer and receive advice.

Allianz Kulturstiftung | Call for Projects 2021: The art of bringing Europe together

With their call for proposals, they wish to reach parties using artistic and cultural means to create open spaces enabling critical discourse about Europe’s future, and also support exchange and networking across borders.