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New EU Strategy for International Cultural Relations

Cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue are an integral part of the values of the European Union and play an important role in promotion of human rights, tolerance, and non-discrimination across the world.

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Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming

FORTHCOMING FROM NEW DIRECTIONS  BARON WENCKHEIM’S HOMECOMING  By László Krasznahorkai Translated from the Hungarian by…

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‘A White, White Day’: Film Review | NIFF 2019

Opening with an unsettling statement, “When everything is white, and you can no longer see…

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Solveig Øvstebø , Executive Director and Chief Curator of Chicago’s Renaissance Society, to step down

“The Renaissance Society’s ethos has always been to work closely with artists to help them create works in dialogue with our times, inviting them to lead our way,” said Øvstebø in a statement. “I am so proud and grateful to have contributed to this unique and esteemed legacy.”

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More And More Thoughts About Other Thoughts

The solo exhibition of the multivalent Kosovo-born and based artist Driton Selmani (b. 1987) focuses on the dominant role of humor, questioning its capacity as a tool to magnify the meaning of the (un) familiar.

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Panorama Europe 2016

Panorama Europe 2016 May 6 — 22, 2016 From mind-bending genre experiments that reinvent the…

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Beatrice Leanza has been named the new Executive Director of Lisbon’s Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology

Italian curator and critic Beatrice Leanza has been selected to lead the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon as its new executive director.

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Mary Anne Carter — new chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts

Mary Anne Carter was confirmed as the 12th chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts on August 1, 2019, receiving unanimous consent from the United States Senate.

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Crossing — Book talk with author Pajtim Statovci

Book talk: Pajtim Statovci Monday, April 8, 2019 — 7 PM. Scandinavia House, 58 Park…

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Kai Arts Centre

A major new art center launches at a renovated industrial heritage site on the shores of Tallinn Bay.

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Hunting Flies—New York Premiere

Hunting Flies, with director Izer Aliu, set to premiere in New York, presented in collaboration by Albanian Institute New York and American-Scandinavian Foundation. The film world-premiered at the Toronto IFF, Canada and earned Aliu numerous accolades including the Amanda Award for Best Director.

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Bénédicte de Montlaur Named Chief Executive Officer of the World Monuments Fund

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced that Bénédicte de Montlaur, the Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy in the United States, will become its next chief executive officer.

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Highlights from the 5th Nordic International Film Festival

NEW YORK, NY — After five days filled with film premieres, panels, parties, prizes, awards,…

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Moonfire

Part of the 5th Annual Nordic Film Festival Director: Kasper JuhlPremiere: International Premiere Country: Denmark…

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Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2020 Lineup

“Independent artists create and enrich global culture. Their art, which we’re proud to present, can entertain – and much more: it can, illuminate, agitate, and empower. This year’s Festival is full of films that showcase myriad ways for stories to drive change, across hearts, minds, and societies” said Robert Redford

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David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards will curate the 2021 Whitney Biennial

Two members of the Whitney Museum’s curatorial department will curate the 2021 Biennial: David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards.

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CROWDS , A video installation by Sarah Friedland, to be exhibited at La MaMa Galleria
as part of PERFORMA biennial consortium.

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Culture Forum 2016

EUNIC NEW YORK CLUSTER MEETING Date:  Thursday, February 18th, 2016Host Venue: General Representation of the…

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The Second Annual New York Baltic Film Festival

The 2019 New York Baltic Film Festival returns to NYC with screenings over a four-day period from November 7 — 10, 2019 at Scandinavia House.

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The Baltic Freedom Way

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, The Baltic Freedom Way makes its NYC Premiere following a screening of the short film Baltic Way, followed by a panel discussion in the second evening of The 2019 New York Baltic Film Festival.

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The World Around, a new global forum for architecture and ideas, to launch in New York City

The new global forum dedicated to investigating and discussing the “now, near, and next” of architectural culture, The World Around, will host its inaugural public gathering on January 25, 2020 at The Times Center in New York City. Day-Long conference curated by Beatrice Galilee Brings together leading
international practitioners and thinkers to explore the projects, issues, and possibilities shaping the spatial environment.

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The European

The EuropeanClosing night — Panorama Europe Film Festival Sunday, May 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Redstone Theater…

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Fatima Hellberg named the new director of the Bonner Kunstverein

Fatima Hellberg, the current artistic director of the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, has been appointed to lead…

Panorama Europe 2017

The 2017 edition of the Panorama Europe Film Festival features seventeen vibrant works—including witty comedies, gritty thrillers, and timely documentaries—representing some of the finest and most riveting films coming out of Europe today.

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Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce to Represent the UK at the 59th Venice Biennale. She will be the first black woman to represent the country at the art world’s most prestigious exhibition.

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Driton Selmani: Two Jokes Make One Truth, 2019

Driton Selmani’s installation “Two Jokes Make One Truth” uses documentary accounts, jokes and paraphrases about the Other that spark discomfort but also release negative emotional charge.

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The 5th Annual Nordic International Film Festival

The 5th Annual Nordic International Film Festival, is set for Oct. 16 – 20, 2019, taking place at its new home, the Roxy Cinema in New York’s Roxy Hotel (formerly the Tribeca Grand).

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Culture Forum 2015

Culture Forum 2015 Wednesday, May 27, 2015 The New York City’s Chelsea Arts District —…