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ASEF Unplugged - Ljubljana

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Culture Department ASEF Unplugged - Conversations on the Arts in Asia and Europe Culture

Ljubljana, Slovenia

 ASEF is participating in Mobility for Creativity - an international conference on cultural mobility taking place on 4-5 April 2019 in Ljubljana, Slovenia - organised by Motovila Institute (Slovenia) in cooperation with partners and Creative Europe Desks, including: Arts and Theatre Institute / CED CZ, DutchCulture / CED NL, Centro de Informacão Europa Criativa / CED PT, CED Ireland – MEDIA Office Dublin, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia / CED HR, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture / CED AT, SCCA–Ljubljana and CMEPIUS.

On the first day of the conference, the discussions will revolve arund how international mobility is supported at the systemic level, e.g. through various programs that co-finance mobility or at technical level with information and consultancy provision. On the second day, the focus of discussions will be on mobility in practice, including its environmental impacts.



ASEF at Mobility for Creativity


ASEF will be part of the panel discussion on mobility funding schemes on the first day, 4 April 2019

PANEL - Funding resources: Mobility funding schemes from the national, regional, and international perspective

What is on the funders' agenda when supporting international mobility in culture and creative sectors? What are the similarities and differences in managing different mobility opportunities in specific cultural and creative areas? How flexible and cooperative are funding bodies, and why do they promote mobility? Where is the artist in the mobility map?


Fatima AVILA, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) (Singapore)

Eva BLAUTE, Goethe-Institut Brussels (Belgium)

Gregor STIBERNIK, AIPA (Slovenia)

Moderated by:

Mateja LAZAR, Motovila 

Dušan Dovč, SCCA-Ljubljana


ASEF Unplugged - Ljubljana at the Who is Who Sessions

ASEF will also implement the 14th edition of ASEF Unplugged as part of the Who is Who sessions on both days of the conference devoted to conference participants who wish to know more about various programs, mechanisms, contact points, services and other opportunities promoting mobility through funding or information support.

ASEF Unplugged is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)'s event-series offering more informal and intimate spaces for open, authentic and peer-to-peer conversations. Designed as a meet-and-greet session, ASEF Unplugged is a format responsive to the rapidly changing needs of an increasingly interactive and engaged audience.


For more information about the Mobility for Creativity conference, please visit: 

Follow the conversation at: #Mobility4creativity #ASEFunplugged #MobilityFirst


  • Motovila
  • SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana