about the partners



Name of the structure: A.M.I
Centre de développement pour les Musiques actuelles

Web: www.amicentre.biz 

City / Country: Marseille / France

Type of activities: Cultural development, cultural micro-businesses incubator, artists and cultural actors training, festival production, decentralised cultural cooperation

Description: AMI. is a non for profit organisation currently in its 25th year of existence. It employs 12 staff on a permanent basis, plus a variable number of occasional collaborators (technicians, trainers, artists). It is bounded by a pluri-annual convention with the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and the City of Marseille. It is one of the founder-members of the renown “Friche Belle-de-Mai” in Marseille (est. 1992).

Contact: André AKUSTA, Administration manager, andre@amicentre.biz


Web: www.bunker.si

City / Country: Ljubljana / Slovenia

Type of activities: contemporary art production, contemporary art educating programmes

Description: Bunker, Ljubljana is a non governmental organisation managing Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana theatre venue. Bunker produces various contemporary performances and organises the annual international festival Mladi levi. Active partner in various international networks, Bunker also manages an educational programme including workshops on production management and technical know how in theatre, round tables on cultural policy and networking.

Contact: Samo Selimovic, Project coordinator, bunker@siol.net


Web: www.associtema.eu

City / Country: Chiusi / Italy

Type of activities: European meeting and exchange centre for artcrafts and design

Description: Created in 2006, the European City for Artcrafts (CITEMA) is a cultural non-profit organisation based in the Borgo Dolciano, located in Chiusi, Tuscany. Through its activities – residences, resource centre, exhibitions – it aims at:

developing and promoting artcrafts;

transmitting and sharing know-how and expertises;

encouraging the networking of professionals, structures as well as of public and private organisms belonging to the sector of artcrafts and design.

Contact: Maïté Mazel, Director, direction@associtema.eu

___ECONCULT (Research Unit on Cultural Economics), Faculty of Economics, University of Valencia

Web: www.uv.es/econcult

City / Country: Valencia / Spain

Type of activities: Research, training and consultancy on cultural economics

Description: Econcult is a research unit on Cultural Economics, which belongs to the University of Valencia and the Interuniversity Institute for Local Development (www.iidl.es), working since 1995. Its areas of expertise include:

Culture and local development;

Cultural Policies;

Cultural Tourism;

Cultural Industries (theater, music, audiovisual…);

Economical impact and cultural indicators;

Museums Economy and Heritage;

Musical Societies.

From this wide range of possibilities, one of the main research priorities is linked to the field of sustainability, culture and local development.

Contact: Dr. Pau Rausell Köster, Director, pau.rausell@uv.es

___EXPEDITIO, Centre for sustainable spatial development

Web: www.expeditio.org

City / Country: Kotor / Montenegro

Type of activities: expertise and project management in the field of sustainable spatial development, architecture and built environment

 Description:  The non-governmental organization EXPEDITIO, Centre for sustainable spatial development, founded in 1997, has the mission to encourage sustainable spatial development and to enhance urban and rural areas in Montenegro and the South East European region, through activities in the fields of cultural heritage, sustainable building, urban planning and civil sector development.

The activities of EXPEDITIO in the field of architecture and built environment are carried out through four sectors:

cultural heritage / cultural landscape;

sustainable / green architecture;

urban planning;

civil sector development / public advocacy.

Contact: Tatjana Rajic, Executive director, tanja@expeditio.org

___Relais Culture Europe

Web: www.relais-culture-europe.org

City / Country: Paris / France

Type of activities: Resources centre on Europe and Culture

Description: As a resources centre on Europe and Culture, the Relais Culture Europe informs and accompanies artists and cultural actors on the current stakes and challenges linking Europe and Culture as well as on Community aims, policies and programmes. The overall aim of the Relais Culture Europe is to help French cultural operators in including a European dimension in their professional practices as well as in their projects.

Since it was set up in 1998, the Relais Culture Europe has been assigned the task of National Cultural Contact Point for the Culture 2007-2013 programme by the European Commission and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

Contact: Fabienne Trotte, project coordinator, sostenuto@relais-culture-europe.org

___Zunino e Partner Progetti

Web: www.zepprogetti.eu

City / Country: Albenga (SV) / Italy

Type of activities: Advisor and architecture office

Description: Advisor office specialised in architecture funded by Italian architect Enrico Zunino and by Jacques Mattei, French expert specialised in territorial and local development, ZeP Progetti is specialised in the valorisation of ancient centers and management and governance tools within the territories. Both have developed experiences in numerous European countries as well as in the Maghreb, through French decentralised cooperation.

Contact: Jacques Mattei, Legal representant, mattei@zepprogetti.eu


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