| 2013-07-16 09:07:12
The cultural exchange project 'Now Wakes The Sea - NL - RUSSIA' will start with the collaboration in 2013, to be continued in 2014.
In 2012 co-curator Eliane Bots of Satellietgroep visited Moscow and St. Petersburg to connect to the cultural partners. This studytrip was funded by Stroom The Hague.
Followed by the selection for the program of the celebration of NLRF2013 by the board and artistic director Sjeng Scheijen of SICA.
In april 2013 curator/director Jacqueline Heerema presented Satellietgroep at the opening of 'Telling The Baltic' in Kaliningrad, at the conference hall of the World Ocean Museum, Kaliningrad. view
Telling the Baltic is a long term collaborative storytelling project involving Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art (Laznia CCA), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Blekinge County Museum, NGO ArtMission, Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Nida Art Colony/Vilnius Art Academy, Kunsthalle Rostock and Stena Ferry Line.
September 2013 Satellietgroep will partcipate in 'Mutual AIR Impulse', a four day visiting program in Moscow focuses on connecting artist in resiedency programs with discussions, workshops, symposia and network meettings, programmed by Trans Artists and AMK, Association of Cultural Managers Moscow.
On November 6 2013 Prof.dr. Jos van den Broek is invited by Satellietgroep to give a lecture at NIP, The Netherlands Institute in St. Petersburg. view
The project Now Wakes The Sea' (NWTS) is initiated by Dutch Satellietgroep and involves research based artist in residence programs for artists/architects/filmmakers in coastal transition areas in countries surrounding the Black Sea and North Sea to develop new works, select existing works and program traveling film festivals for public screenings and debates on venues, both on the coast of the Black Sea as on the North Sea.
The cultural exchange project 'Now Wakes The Sea' started in 2012 with the exchange of The Netherlands and Turkey in the context of NLTR400. Satelietgroep is very proud to be selected for the program for Russia, called NLFR2013. ECF provides funding to continue the project with Moldova and Georgia.
The Netherlands Institute in St. Petersburg (NIP) is established in 1997. It's a part of the Dutch Scientific Institutes Abroad. Six universities in the Netherlands participate in the NIP with the aim to promote and internationalize their teaching and research activities in Russia.The NIP organizes scientific meetings and facilitates research of the participating universities. It also provides academic courses as an integral part of the curricula of Dutch universities. The NIP also offers scholarships and internships and supervises theses, individual study programs and study trips. The NIP has a scientific library, workplaces, a guest room, an extensive network of academic contacts and provides access to Russian archives and museums for research.
The ProArte Foundation is a non-governmental organization founded in 1999 to promote contemporary culture in the fields of visual art, music and dance. It is located in the Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg, Russia. The Foundation organizes a wide variety of educational programs (lectures, seminars, round tables), events (concerts and exhibitions), and grant competitions for Russian artists and cultural institutions. Many programs are realized in cooperation with the leading cultural institutions of St Petersburg.
NCCA is a governmental organization for support and promotion of contemporary visual art. The main interests of NCCA in St.Petersburg include:art projects and cultural events aimed at establishing a dialogue between contemporary art and St.Petersburg cultural background. NCCA St. Petersburg Branch programs an artist in residence in Kronstadt. The town of Kronstadt is located on Kotlin island in the Finnish Gulf, 30 km from St.Petersburg. A dam connects the island with the mainland.