The soul of the city

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15 Oct 2015

Munira Mirza on the power of art to change people’s perceptions of a city – and make them into more ‘human’ places.

Seeking shared spaces

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28 Sep 2015

Jessica Bowles took students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama to curate the Prague Quadrennial's SpaceLab - and found their theatrical assumptions happily challenged.

Active ageing

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02 Jul 2015

What better place to learn about using the arts to help older people and those with dementia than in Japan, where a quarter of people are over 65. Nick Ponsillo reports on his recent trip.

A land of new possibilities

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25 Jun 2015

With a culture hungry population and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India is ripe for cross-cultural collaboration, says Harpreet Kaur.

From Manchester to Wuhan

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04 Jun 2015

Debra King and Sarah Perks share their experiences of delivering a multi-artform project as part of the sister-cities celebrations between Wuhan in China and Manchester.

Global ground breaking

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07 May 2015

Taking female actors to Saudi Arabia to perform with young Saudi women is just one of the National Youth Theatre’s ground-breaking activities, says Paul Roseby.

Art in new markets

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23 Apr 2015

Fred Weijgertse explores the global art market’s record year and points to the growth in exhibitions, galleries and collectors in China.

The arts in challenging places

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12 Jan 2015

Oussama Rifahi explains how the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture supports artists working in challenging situations with very limited resources.

Merry Jul, Vánoce or Natale!

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15 Dec 2014

Panto, ballet and nativity plays are standard Christmas fare in the UK, but what are they enjoying in other European countries? Alex Bryne has been finding out.

Learning from the French

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01 Dec 2014

Working with some of the best French contemporary circus companies has raised the bar for our own version of the artform, says Gavin Stride in conversation with Catherine Love.

On the road (sometimes with a JCB)

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17 Nov 2014

International touring has given Motionhouse greater confidence and is a crucial element in the company's plans for the future. Louise Richards explains why she plans ahead - and is ready for surprises.

Breathing with art again

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13 Oct 2014

Tatiana Rais tells how she has brought back to life an abandoned theatre in the centre of Bogotá.

A serious slice of cake

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17 Sep 2014

Applying for Creative Europe funding for a Cooperation Project requires real commitment and many hours devoted to completing the application form, warns Lorraine von Gehlen.

Experimental experiences

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15 Sep 2014

Moving her artist management company to Berlin has allowed Natalie Richardson to work among like-minded experimental artists.

Compare and contrast

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29 Jul 2014

Having worked in children’s arts and health in a London hospital, Victoria Jones, now in Melbourne in Australia, compares the respective creative programmes.

A force for festivals

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23 Jun 2014

As one of the oldest cultural networks in Europe, the European Festivals Association’s mission has always been centred around artistic quality and long-term impact, says Kathrin Deventer.

Shouting in the street

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05 Jun 2014

A huge vocal work is premiered this weekend in Birmingham, followed by performances in Berlin and London. Stephen Newbould describes how it has come together.

A dream fund

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08 May 2014

Mark Hewitt couldn’t believe his luck when he received funding from the Artists’ International Development Fund to collaborate with a foreign musician of his choice.

International travel

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06 May 2014

Part of the Brighton Festival, 'caravan showcase' presents contemporary English theatre to international programmers. Catherine Love explains how English theatre companies can benefit from the showcase and other year-round activities.

On the wilder side of Europe

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03 Apr 2014

On an arts programme secondment with the British Council in Ukraine, Liz Pugh has been witness to the turbulent geopolitics of the past six months.

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