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Home of Participation

HoP – Home of Participation is an organization based in Amsterdam interested in exploring, developing and facilitating participatory arts methodologies for groups in conflict, at risk as well as for civic participation. More information https://www.facebook.com/homeofparticipation/?ref=page_internal

Moha

Moha is an artistic collective founded by Hungarian artist Olivia Reschofsky and French artist Alice Pons. It has been operating in the public space of Amsterdam for over four years. Moha is the Hungarian name for moss. It is a familiar living element that grows almost everywhere, on everything, in any conditions and in the…

Cinedans

Cinedans FEST is unique in the Netherlands and in the world, celebrating dance film as genre and art form. Cinedans sees the ideal dance film as a true synthesis between the media of dance and cinematography. At Cinedans FEST the emphasis lies on choreographies which are created specifically for the camera and on special film…

Untold

Untold is an arts collective of young residents of the Bijlmer neighbourhood in the South- East of Amsterdam. It is an area inhabited by many people of African and Caribbean descent. Untold was formed at the end of 2002, after a group of youngsters from the Bijlmer participated in an exchange project with the Brixton…

Dutch Culture

DutchCulture is the network and knowledge organisation for international cultural cooperation. We support the Dutch cultural and creative sector, public authorities and diplomatic posts in the pursuit of their international ambitions. If you have international cultural ambitions, DutchCulture can help you gain a footing on the international stage. We give information, advice and training on…

Zid Theatre

Zid Theatre in Amsterdam has been experimenting with ideas around reworking classical plays together with community residents into impressive productions. Instead of raising the community to the level of the great classics, they attempt to raise classics to the level of a community by writing new roles, creating new characters, and adapting contexts and plots…

Merlijn Twaalhoven

Composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven is best known for the remarkable projects he creates, connecting styles and cultures, but most of all people. Twaalfhoven’s intention is to bridge worlds of contrast, and to mix unusual elements into a new unity. Classic, modern, western, oriental, groovy, and subtle music is combined into a living musical metaphor for today’s…

Circ/Us

CIRC/US is rooted in a poetic as well as entertaining vision of community arts based on storytelling. The circus theme and imagery are used to showcase people and their stories and develop a sense of community both on stage and among the participants and the audience. Their aim is to share the thrill and sense…

AllAboutUs

AllAboutUs FilmFactory puts cameras in the hands of young people and coaches them as they make their first documentary films. Participants produce personal and original films about their local surroundings and culture. AllAboutUs FilmFactory wants to be the antithesis of the media culture dominated by commerce and manipulation. It wants to spark young people into…