• Imagine 2020(2.0): Art, ecology & possible futures
    • Imagine 2020 started as a network of arts organizations in 2010 with the focus to raise awareness in the cultural field and in a broader civil society context around climate change. In the next five years until 2019 the network aims to take a step up and focus on imagining, studying and making prototypes of possible future. Imagine 2020(2.0) consist of 12 arts organisations in Belgium, UK, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Latvia who in the coming years will support and stimulate creative artist-citizen practices that allow alternative perspectives to emerge. The network will organize trans-national summer labs for artists, series of discussions and cross-disciplinary meetings, produce new work by established and emerging artists and engage with less visible audiences.

  • Urban Heat
    • A four year project that supports emerging and mid-career artists to develop and create daring and extraordinary work that connects with the world outside the arts by addressing urgent political and social issues, and by working with audiences and communities affected by those issues. Through a series of meetings and labs with academics, faith leaders, political scientists and technologists, Urban Heat enables 22 selected artists to develop their understanding of issues facing cities and to propose new forms of participatory arts practice and projects in response. The project is realized by the FIT (Festivals in Transition) network together with New Theatre Institute of Latvia and colleagues from Germany, Finland, Estonia, Great Britain, Netherlands, Portugal, Poland, Slovenia, Italy, Iceland and Egypt.

  • [DNA] Departures and Arrivals
    • A collaboration project with 13 partners that aims to contribute to the development of contemporary dance in Europe, building bridges between artistic education and the professional world. Between the years 2014 and 2018 [DNA] partners in Brussels, Ghent, Berlin, Stockholm, Budapest, Toulouse, Helsinki, Belgrade, Lisbon, Utrecht, Essen, Athens and Riga will offer developing, creating and presenting opportunities for a group of 14 selected choreographers and support a larger number of young dance artists to develop their careers in a European context. The project is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

  • Theatre Expanded
    • A two year project led by the Estonian theatre centre Vaba Lava in cooperation with the New Theatre Institute of Latvia consists of  series of  trainings and internships for students and young professionals active in the performing arts management. The programme aims to expand the understanding and professional knowledge of arts management students and young professionals about the current developments in the contemporary performing arts field and the connection to social and political context. Project is supported by The ERAF Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020.