Once the contact is made, they can talk further over coffee, lunch, have that long dinner with wine.” Jorn added there’s another aspect behind theevent. International cultural partners have the same role and quality as cultural practitioners here.” So, how does it work? Dilara: “There are 8 rounds of 7 minutes each, with a 25 minute pause at halftime. All participants are given a badge, color-coded for the cultural field that they identified on registering and told what tables they go to. The fields are Cultural Heritage, Architecture & Design, Literature, Contemporary Art, Photo & New Media, Film, and Performing Arts.” Isn’t pigeon-holing creative people into disciplines pretty outdated in this multi-media age?Jorn: “The speed date also marks a shift for the Fund from the traditional approach of development funding, which was very hierarchical, to being a network organization. Dilara: “We’ve tried doing it various ways, but it has to have some kind of structure, otherwise it gets too chaotic.
According to Monika Zarucka, the Public Information and Communication Director, it is a new platform for like-minded people living in Vienna to get to know each other, exchange stories that could lead to building new friendships, challenge stereotypes and learn more about the cultural differences among us.We're excited to launch the new Cultural Speed Date blog!The Cultural Speed Date is an annual event organised by the Prince Claus Fund in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, that allows professionals in the cultural sector to network and establish future work relationships in a fun and interactive format.Wir verwenden Cookies, um Inhalte zu personalisieren, Werbeanzeigen maßzuschneidern und zu messen sowie die Sicherheit unserer Nutzer zu erhöhen.Wenn du auf unsere Webseite klickst oder hier navigierst, stimmst du der Erfassung von Informationen durch Cookies auf und außerhalb von Facebook zu.