Palestine - Ramallah
Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center
Located in Ramallah, KSCC is housed in a renovated building, dating back to the early 20th century, based on traditional Palestinian architecture. Initially, the center was part of the Ministry of Culture when established in May 1996. Two years later, it became a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO), independent organization. Since then, the center was named after the Jerusalemite scholar, poet, and nationalist, Khalil Sakakini (1878 – 1953). Since its establishment, KSCC has played an important role in promoting arts and culture in Palestine, through fostering cultural heritage, creativity, and literary and artistic practices. In its early years, KSCC housed the offices of the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, from where he edited the literary review Al Karmel. Over the past two decades, it has hosted multitude of events including art exhibitions, festivals, performances, concerts, film screenings, and poetry readings. It has gained a strong reputation, locally and nationally, as a vibrant arts and culture organization, especially in the field of visual arts, where the primary focus has been on nurturing new talents. Today, the center is known as an institution that celebrates art for its capacity to question; to pose alternative ways of thinking, perceiving and viewing; and to accommodate multiple interpretations and ambiguity that foster the values of critique and interpretation.
French Institute - Jerusalem
The French Institute’s mission is to promote the French culture and language. We are actively working on creating platforms for artists and intellectuals with local partners to exchange ideas, thoughts and dialogue. Through a network of 4 branches, the French Institutes of Jerusalem takes an active part in the local cultural scene.
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Created by artists in 1953, ADAGP is the french royalty collecting and distribution society in the field of graphic and visual arts. It represents more than 190,000 authors worldwide, in all disciplines of visual art, including painting, sculpture, photography, design, graphic novels, street art, video art, digital art, architecture... Through an international network of 50 partner organisations worldwide, the ADAGP collects and distributes royalties, protects artists and fights to improve authors’ rights. The ADAGP cultural action program encourages the creative scene by initiating and / or financially supporting projects that enhance the visual arts and promote them nationally and internationally.
Ein Qiniya - Palestine
Sakiya – Art | Science | agriculture
Sakiya – Art | Science | agriculture (located in Ein Qiniya West Bank area C) is a research platform grafting agrarian traditions of self-sufficiency with contemporary art and ecological practices, a vital laboratory for exploring the commons, their loss, and ways to imagine and reclaim them. Sakiya’s model integrates agriculture within the framework of an interdisciplinary residency program.
CulturMoov is a start-up that conducts research works in the sector of cultural tourism and transmission in crafts. Founded in 2016, it also supports cultural institutions in the implementation of innovative digital mediation projects. It designs and markets virtual tours led by professional guides.
Festival Arabesques - Uni'sons
For the past 20 years, UNi'SONS has been pursuing the goal of making culture and its practice accessible to all. Every day, the association works as close as possible to the inhabitants and especially to young people by proposing cultural and socio-educational activities. UNi'SONS is also recognised across borders because it has been organising the Arabesque Festival - Europe's largest festival of arts in the Arab world - every year since 2006. This event mobilizes a very wide network of cultural professionals and welcomes more than 30,000 spectators each year.
Tamer Institute for Community Education
Tamer Institute for Community Education: is a non-profit non-governmental educational organization working in Palestine. It was established in 1989 in response to Palestinian needs during the first intifada. Tamer works primarily with and for children and young people, providing safe, friendly learning environments and materials. Tamer runs a publishing unit, hold intellectual paths for teacher and librarians, arranges workshops, donate books to local libraries and arranges an annual reading campaign. Tamer institute focuses principally on the rights to education, identity, freedom of expression and access to knowledge.
PMX (Palestine Music Expo)
PMX mobilizes young people and musicians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) to work together to build a music industry that can provide economic and employment opportunities as well as create platforms for creativity and debate, strengthening the voices of those who are directly affected by living conditions in the OPT. Palestinian artists will build on the opportunities and exposure of PMX to develop trade, cultural capital and a stronger economy for Palestinian music as well as support and further develop Palestine’s global music industries.
Birzeit - Palestine
The Palestinian Museum
The Palestinian Museum is an independent institution dedicated to supporting an open and dynamic Palestinian culture nationally and internationally. The Museum presents and engages with new perspectives on Palestinian history, society and culture. It also offers spaces for creative ventures, educational programmes and innovative research. The Museum is a flagship project of Taawon-Welfare Association and one of the most exciting new cultural projects in Palestine.
In 2001, in its desire to become a leading digital city, Issy-les-Moulineaux proposed to ART3000 to open a space entirely dedicated to digital arts and the general interest : Le Cube was born. In 20 years, Le Cube has developed a unique action around creative practices, training, dissemination, innovation and creation. A place of interdisciplinary crossover and synergies, it welcomes the general public and professionals around many activities. Making digital a lever of creativity, solidarity and responsibility is its primary mission.
Poitiers - France
Le Lieu Multiple
Le Lieu multiple is the digital creation centre of the Espace Mendès France de Poitiers (Centre for Scientific Culture in the New Aquitaine region). This project is part of the following lines of action: -Artistic broadcast -Home of artistic residencies -Digital mediation and sound creation -Art, science and society. In the field of digital cultures, hybrids and in partnership with different networks (culture, art, education, scientific culture...)
Birzeit - Palestine
Palestinian Circus School
PCS is an arts education and creation organization. The mission of PCS is to support the educational and personal development of children in challenging and underprivileged circumstances, and to promote the empowerment of youth through the arts while assisting them to become positive actors in society. PCS has 250 students, 15 artists and trainers, and has over 30 local and international partner organizations working together to create circus teaching and performing.
Palestine - Ramallah
ASHTAR Theatre was established in 1991. It stands on three artistic pillars; Youth Theatre, Social Theatre, and Professional Theatre. It aims at empowering youth in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza, by introducing new ideas and perspectives on social change, while developing their skills and technical capacities.