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New Tandem Community & Participation announced

Tandem Community & Participation is the latest addition to the Tandem programmes. It is for cultural organisations working in the field of voluntary arts, community arts, (non-formal) arts & citizen education and other forms of creative community development.

This Tandem is for organisations based in the Netherlands who want to set up long-term working relations with organisations based in Germany, Belgium, and the UK. The aim of the Tandem is to connect and inspire cultural managers by supporting the sharing of knowledge and experience across geographical and cultural borders. By doing so, Tandem is promoting innovative artistic expression, both locally and on a transnational level.

The Tandem jury has selected the four Tandems that will continue the Community & Participation programme 2013-2014. In October the Tandem Community & Participation programme started with the Partner Forum. In this meeting applicants have the opportunity to meet each other to try and find their creative match. From this stage of the programme the applicants create a project proposal which the Tandem jury then use to select the successful TANDEM partnerships.

Last week the Tandem jury selected the four Tandems who are:

YOUTH THEATRE EXCHANGE
Guido Bosua | De VAK | Delft (NL) 
Annelies Tytgat | Jeugdtheaterhuis Larf! | Gent (B) 
Becky Martin | The Lyric Hammersmith | London (UK)

OLD PUNK // NEW PUNK 
Sandra Hall | Friction Arts | Birmingham (UK) 
Sjoerd Bootsma | Asteriks | Leeuwarden (NL)

MEMORY BOX 
Sally Lockey | Flo-culture | Gateshead (UK) 
Lisa Joosten | Kunstbedrijf Arnhem (NL) 
Janine Weidanz | .lkj) Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. | Magdeburg (D)

DISABLED THEATRE + CREATIVE CRAFTS = EXCHANGE 
Maaike Poppegaai | NoorderparKKamer | Amsterdam (NL) 
Peter Bosmans | Cultureel Centrum Leopoldsburg (B) 

More information about the participants and their projects in the People & Projects section and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tandemcommunity.