Invitation: Digital Symposium – The Artists Are Present

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 7.00 p.m. | Online im Livestream über Vimeo

As a member of the Working Group of German International Residency Programs (ADIR), we warmly invite you to a digital symposium on June 23, 2021 to discuss the future of international artistic exchange during and after the pandemic.

The digital symposium will be opened by Johannes Ebert, Secretary General of the Goethe-Institut and an introductory statement by Michelle Müntefering, Minister of State for International Cultural Policy at the Federal Foreign Office.

As members of the German Bundestag Claudia Roth and Ursula Groden-Kranich will participate in the discussion. Claudia Roth is current Vice President of the German Bundestag and Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on ›Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy‹ while Ursula Groden-Kranich serves as Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on ›Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy‹. The artists’ perspective will be taken by: Deniz Utlu, writer and journalist, former fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Goethe-Institut as well as our former Detroit resident Sarah Farina, who is DJ, producer and jury member of the Musicboard Berlin’s Scholarships & Residencies funding programme.

The event will be hosted by the ADIR members Elke aus dem Moore, Director of Akademie Schloss Solitude, Silvia Fehrmann, Director of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Programme, and Stefan Hilterhaus, Artistic Director of PACT Zollverein Essen.

No registration is necessary for the event. The symposium will be held in German.

Further information about the event can be found here or in the respective Facebook event. The mission statement of ADIR and an overview of its members can be found on the ADIR website.

Digital Symposium
ADIR The Artists Are Present