Meet 4 new participants of our mentorship program

Duct Tape & Dreams, The journey begins!

Published on March 6, 2024

The journey begins!

Four emerging and independent creative collectives will embark on a nine-months journey guided by two expert mentor who will provide them with the essential tools and know-how to construct a viable tomorrow within the independent cultural sphere.

This edition's mentors will be:

  • Elefterios Kechagioglou, director of Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde - Centre Culturel de Rencontre, established member of our network.
  • Kaspars Kondratjuks, board member of Kaņepes Contemporary Culture Centre, long-standing member of our network.

The participants will also have the possibility to win the The Philippe Grombeer Award, a money prize of 5000 euros named after our beloved founder, cofounded by Les Halles de Schaerbeek!

Stay updated with the progress of the program by following us and the collectives!

Meet the Participants

  • Cultterra, Eleusis, Greece. Built on an abandoned football field.
  • CreateCulture Space, Vilnius, Lithuania. Their building was at first the residence of a Jewish-Belarusian poet, after functioned as a psychotherapist's office, with minimal public involvement.
  • Fukušima, Riga, Latvia. The space was originally a port and metalworks, then got transformed into an auto repair service and workers' sauna.
  • Žižkárna, České Budějovice, Czechia.  Once military barracks that are no longer in use.

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Have a question?

If you are curious about the programme or have some questions, feel free to contact our Members Relations Manager!