The MEDIA Programme aims at strenghtening the competitiveness of the European audiovisual industry with a series support measures dealing with: the training of professionals, the development of production projects and companies, the distribution of cinematographic works and audiovisual programmes, the promotion of cinematographic works and audiovisual programmes, the support for cinematographic festivals.
Culture Programme 2007-2013
The six-year Culture 2000 programme (2000-2006) aims to encourage creativity and mobility of artists, public access to culture, the dissemination of art and culture, inter-cultural dialogue and knowledge of the history and cultural heritage of the peoples of Europe.
Culture Program of Sofia City Municipality
Culture Programme aims at supporting the creation and improving the access to various cultural practices at the territory of Sofia city municipality. The Programme funds both physical and legal entities in 9 areas of priority.
Open Society Institute – Information Program
The Information Program promotes the equitable deployment of knowledge and communications resources – providing access to content, tools, and networks – for civic empowerment and effective democratic governance.
Trust for Civil Society in Central & Eastern Europe
The mission of the CEE Trust is to support the long term sustainable development of civil society and non-governmental organizations in Central and Eastern Europe, including cross-border and regional activities in which they may engage.
European Cultural Foundation
The European Cultural Foundation facilitates and catalyses cultural exchange and new forms of creative expression, share and connect knowledge across the European cultural sector and advocates for the arts on all levels of political decision-making.
Allianz Cultural Foundation promotes and sponsors art, cultural and educational projects in the spirit of European integration which especially involve young people. The aim is to make a lasting contribution towards increasing knowledge of one another as well as improving understanding within Europe.
MATRA Small Embassy Projects Programme of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Sofia supports initiatives of local NGOs. MATRA is a major programme run by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It has a wide range of components, and its aim is to support the process of social transformation in Central and Eastern Europe. Matra responds to private initiatives. It focuses on activities that contribute to the further development of an open, pluralist, democratic society, firmly embedded in the rule of law.
Soros Center for Arts, Sofia
The SCA Foundation defines as its mission the support of cultural processes that affirm the values of an open society. The mission of the SCA Foundation is to encourage the establishment of new conditions for the development of Bulgarian arts and culture.
Daniel Langois Foundation
The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology’s purpose is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technologies.Revealing the interdependency between ourselves and our omnipresent technological environment is at the core of the Foundation’s questioning.
Programme Leonardo da Vinci
The programme actively supports the lifelong training policies conducted by the European Member States. It supports innovative transnational initiatives for promoting the knowledge, aptitudes and skills necessary for successful integration into working life and the full exercise of citizenship, and affords scope for links with other Community initiatives.
Central European Initiative (CEI)
The Central European Initiative is the largest forum of regional cooperation among eighteen Member States from Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe. at overcoming the division in blocks by re-establishing cooperation links, among countries of different political orientations and economic structures.
European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres (ENCATC)
Independent umbrella organisation, and the only European organisation for training institutions and individuals (experts, lecturers and consultants in cultural management and administration, cultural policies and funding) professionally involved in education and training for the arts and cultural sectors.
Radia is a network of independent radio stations who have a common interest in promoting and producing artworks for the radio, and in forming related projects based on broadcasting and cultural exchange. InterSpace participates in Radia with its online radio Cult.
Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes
The mission of the network is to promote the mobility of artists from different cultures and horizons on the European and international scene. It works in the direction of revealing the talent of young creators, to support them along their professional career path on the European and international levels and to promote their work through European cultural events.
International network of gatherings concerning art, technology and activism founded and supported by Yael Kanarek, treasurecrumbs, NYC. Sofia, as a member of TheUpgrade! is linked to other participating cities: Boston, Chicago, Montreal, Munich, Istanbul, New York, Tel-Aviv, Oklahoma City, Seoul, Toronto, Scotland and Vancouver.
Art Office Foundation, Sofia, BG
The aim of Art Office Foundation is to influence the diversity and quality of Bulgarian cultural life by ensuring easier and wider access of the audience to a variety of contemporary non-commercial art productions; to improve the institutional development of Bulgarian artist, art groups and organizations by introducing professional art marketing practices for promotion and circulation of art productions.
National Culture Fund, Sofia, BG
National Culture Fund is the Bulgarian organization, which supports on national level the creation, development and distribution of Bulgarian culture and arts in the country and abroad.
nodnoL webstudio, Sofia, BG
nodnoL webstudio uses Free Software (GNU/Linux, Apache, Php, MySQL) and open standarts as a platform for its products.
The British Council – Bulgaria
The British Council connects people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK and builds lasting relationships between the UK and other countries.
The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, BG
Provides an opportunity for the youngest generation to participate in public life, brings together young artists who are ready to question the prevailing perceptions and offers them a place to realize and present their projects.
Goethe-Institut is the largest organisation promoting German cultural and educational policy abroad.
brain store project, Sofia, BG
brain store project – creative concepts’ store is a long-term project for interdisciplinary work, founded by a group of artists and practinioners working in the field of contemporary arts.
Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange at Ludwig Museumof Contemporary Art, Budapest, HU
The primary goal of ACAX | Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange is to facilitate, support and strengthen the international presence of the contemporary Hungarian art scene. Through networking and a wide range of programs, ACAX initiates and maintains exchange and continuous professional collaboration between the actors of the Hungarian and international art communities.
amorphy.org, Athens, GR
amorphy.org is a non-for-profit organization devoted to production of original works of live performance and installation, through constant pursuit of practical investigation fusing media art technologies and live performance practices.
BEK, Bergen, NO
BEK, Bergen Center for Electronic Arts, is a non-profit organization in Bergen, Norway, providing resources and knowledge for artists and others working in the field of arts and new technology.
Bootlab, Berlin, DE
Bootlab hosts over 30 groups and individuals working with media related projects including digital audio and video production, editing and streaming, and collaborative software analysis and development, critical media theory, and other related areas of digital production.
Burundi, Bratislava, SK
Burundi is another node in the network of spaces and communities, which make up the world crossing the art, science, and technologies. Datalab collects and creatively uses information. Studio brings together technically oriented fans and artists in the collaborative projects. Displej is the convergence of the new media gallery, cinema and presentation space.Press releases both online and printed publications on new media.
CEC ArtsLink, New York, USA
CEC ArtsLink promotes international communication and understanding through collaborative, innovative arts projects for mutual benefit. It supports and produces programs that encourage the exchange of visual and performing artists and cultural managers in the United States and other parts of the world.
Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
The Centre for Contemporary Art is a place for the creation and documentation of art in all its forms. It develops a diverse programme through exhibitions, performances, presentations of visual theatre, concerts of contemporary music, screenings of experimental films, video art, shows and creative workshops as well as various interdisciplinary events.Creative education is also a main focus of this organisation initiatives.
D Media, Cluj, RO
D Media began in 2002 as an informal group and since 2003 has functioned as an NGO for the production and dissemination of digital culture. Aside from workshops, conferences and other events, the videos produced from 2004-2009 constitute the group’s most substantial activity. Most of the videos are available online.
Harvestworks, New York,USA
Harvestworks is a nonprofit Digital Media Arts Center that provides resources for artists to learn digital tools and exhibit experimental work created with digital technologies.
I.D.E.A – Inovation on Digital and Electronic Arts, Manchester, UK
Since inception, IDEA has provided training, development and production opportunities for artists and creative technologists both face-to-face in Manchester and over the web.
Impakt Foundation, Utrecht, NL
The Impakt Foundation focuses on presenting and stimulating innovative audiovisual artsin an interdisciplinary context. To this end Impakt organises the annual Impakt Festival and year-round Impakt Events.
Institute for New Culture Technologies Public Netbase/ t0, Vienna, AT
Net culture institution offering the arts and culture scene a platform for the self-determined use of new media.
InteraktionsLabor, Göttelborn, DE
Interaktionslabor is an interactive media and technologies research lab based in Göttelborn, Germany, in the former industrial region of the Saarland.
ISIS Arts, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
ISIS Arts is a not-for-profit arts organisation started by arts graduates to create opportunities for the members and fellow artists and set up the first regional media resource for practising artists.
JAK, Budapest, HU
The Jószef Attila Circle (JAK) is the second largest active literary association in Hungary with approximately 280 members. It brings together young professionals from several fields of literature such as writers, critics, literary translators, literary historians, and organizers of literary events with the mission to provide professional assistance for authors from the younger generation in Hungarian literature. JAK is also the chief organizer of professional events for young writers and is active in promoting literature.
Multimedia Institute (MI2), Zagreb, HR
Multimedia Institue (MI2) is a non-profit citizen association based around a multi-faceted community connecting diverse cultural and social interests: political theory, philosophy, hacktivism, critical approaches to digital culture, information freedoms and digital commons, cultural networking and grass-root cultural advocacy, preservation of public domain and struggle for spatial justice.
New Media Center Kuda.org, Novi Sad, RS
New Media Center_kuda.org is an independent organization which brings together artists, theoreticians, media activists, researchers and the wider public in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. In this respect, kuda.org is dedicated to the research of new cultural relations, contemporary artistic practice, and social issues. Kuda.org’s work focuses on questions concerning the influence of the electronic media on society, on the creative use of new communication technologies, and on contemporary cultural and social policy.
Nextlab, Budapest, HU
Nextlab is an initiative founded by a group of people of diverse backgrounds with aim to create an open, creative lab to explore possibilities in new media, public space installations.
NOMAD, Istanbul, TR
NOMAD aims to produce and experiment with new patterns in the digital art sphere by using the lenses of various other disciplines. NOMAD’s production network aims to build strong connections across territorial borders through digital culture-oriented projects – initially in Europe and the Middle East.
ORANGE 94.0, Vienna, AT
ORANGE 94.0 is a Free Radio Station in Vienna that provides air space for different groups and the dissemination of information and styles which are not heard in the main stream media.
Public Art Lab, Berlin, DE
Public Art Lab (PAL) is an interdisciplinary platform for intercultural exchange projects. PAL works in developing, examining and exchanging artistic and intercultural concepts related to urban structures together with architects, artists and art scientists.
Resonance, London, UK
Resonance104.4fm is the world’s first radio art station, established by London Musicians’ Collective. It started broadcasting on May 1st 2002. To provide a radical alternative to the universal formulae of mainstream broadcasting. Resonance 104.4 fm features programmes made by musicians, artists and critics who represent the diversity of London’s arts scenes, with regular weekly contributions from nearly two hundred musicians, artists, thinkers, critics, activists and instigators.
RIXC, Riga, LV
RIXC, The Center for new media culture is the joint effort of a number of independent local cultural groups working in the fields of new media, art, film, music, youth culture and the social projects.
Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Škuc Gallery has been operating in the premises at Stari trg 21 in Ljubljana since 1978 as part of the ŠKUC Cultural Centre, one of the pillars of non-governmental culture in Slovenia for over 30 years now.
The Media Centre, Huddersfield, UK
The Media Centre is one of the most innovative clusters of creative and media enterprises in the UK. Located in Huddersfield, just 25 minutes from Leeds and Manchester, this is an established company with a strong regional and national reputation.
TILOS Radio, Budapest, HU
Tilos Radio is the favorite and most popular Hungarian public radio station. Its structure, operation, programming, non-profit model, basic principles and values are one of a kind in Hungary and played a key role at the time of Hungary’s EU ascension in promoting and popularizing the philosophy of an open cultural and civil society as well as in its everyday implementation of these fundamental values.
Trafo Gallery, Budapest, HU
Trafo Gallery works within Trafo – House of Contemporary Arts and has an intermediate position in the institutional structure of the contemporary art scene in Budapest.
Transmediale festival for art and digital culture, Berlin, DE
An annual festival and numerous cooperation projects articulate the relationship between technology and culture in non-linear, dynamic ways. transmediale expresses a critical understanding of technology as being more than the digital as well as of the cultural being more than what is going on within institutionalised fields of production. Transmediale is a transdisciplinary platform, always searching for new avenues of artistic, academic, activist and everyday expressions.
UBERMORGEN.COM, Vienna, AT
UBERMORGEN.COM is an artist group created in 1999 by lizvlx & Hans Bernhard [founder of the famous net.art group etoy, the etoy.CORPORATION]. They create their artistic work out of the leftovers and stepovers of Net.Art and its inherently system-critical dispositive, as well as from the so-called “post pop-culture” like formula I and governemental documents.
Videoaktiv, Berlin, DE
Videoaktiv’s main activity introducing the basics of video and audio creation for educational purposes. The aim is to support the participant to acquire the basic skills, subject jargon and process understanding to be able to initiate their own video and audio projects.
Video Data Bank, Chicago, USA
The Video Data Bank is one of the largest distributors of video by and about artists in the world. Its collection spans the history of video art beginning in the late 60’s till the lastest artists made video.
V2_Lab, V2 Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, NL
V2_Lab is a workplace for artists, scientists and technicians that emphasizes exchange and meeting among the various disciplines involved in the realization of unstable media productions.
Waag Society, Amsterdam, NL
Waag Society for Old and New Media is a knowledge institute operating on the cutting edge of culture and technology in relation to society, education, government and industry, established in 1994.
Werkleitz Gesellschaft, Halle (Saale), DE
The Werkleitz Gesellschaft is a non-profit association for the support and realisation of film, art and media projects.
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, DE
Württembergischer Kunstverein sees itself as a venue for an open examination of the manifold approaches and practices of contemporary art – and their far-reaching social fields of reference