Nordic-Baltic Arts Festival Conference 2018

ConferenceOctober 24 20189:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Gdansk, Poland

The 2018 Conference of the NordicBaltic Festival Platform will take place on 22-24 October 2018 in Gdansk, Poland.

The Conference will bring together managers and artistic directors of festivals from all fields of art and culture to exchange ideas and best practices, make new connections and explore various possibilities for cooperation, while attending some great Polish performances.

Pascal Keiser, board member of STARTS Residencies at French Tech Culture, will present the STARTS initiative during the panel “Can we have the arts for art’sake any more ?” on Wednesday, 24th October from 9:30 to 11:20 AM :

We in the arts know the value of our work but it is coming constantly more complex to be relevant in society today. Is education providing the type of artists and audiences that can carry the arts forward ? What role does cultural heritage play ?

The panel will be moderated by Efva Lilja with panellists :

  • Pascal Keiser (Board Member, Vertigo Starts – FR)
  • Agata Etmanowicz (Vice-President, Impact Foundation – PL)
  • Aká Hansen (Director of the Nuuk Nordic Culture festival 2019)
  • Vigdís Jakobsdóttir (Artistic Director and CEO, Reykjavik Arts Festival / NBFP Working Group member – IS)

Location: Nadbałtyckie Centrum Kultury – ul. Korzenna 33/35 – 80-851 Gdańsk, Polish