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Lfc Culture Mondo Forum


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x10 Presentation submission for 2008 Culturemondo Roundtable in Taipei.

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Lfc Culture Mondo Forum

  1. 1. The networking platform for information on European arts and culture. Linking you across borders. 4th Culturemondo Roundtable Taiwan Why build it? 10-12-2008 To fill an info gap: “Culture cooperation across Europe”
  2. 2. Who initiated? European Culture Foundation Key characteristics: independent & transnational Gottfried Wagner, Director ECF Investment: • Pilot Phase 60% private (foundations) 40% public • 2008 75% private (foundations) 25% public
  3. 3. Who uses it? Broader Europe “Europe” = 50 countries not only the European Union Region in focus shines a spotlight on lesser-known or under-exposed countries, culturally diverse regions or particular cities where various cultures live together.
  4. 4. Who uses it? Professionally-facing: doers (and thinkers too) 700,000 visits in 2008 6 languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Polski
  5. 5. What? Information [web1.0]: Organisations, people, projects, funding, networks, etc.
  6. 6. What? Connecting [web2.0]: Harnessing participation – whose knowledge is it anyway?
  7. 7. Challenges? Managing the intersection of [web1.0] and [web2.0]
  8. 8. Challenges? How digitally open is the cultural sector?
  9. 9. Challenges? • Building grass-roots ownership of a top-down initiative • Being understood: what exactly IS: “digital culture” • Juggling and balancing expectations • Financing
  10. 10. Roemer Visscherstraat 18 Tel: +31 (0) 20 412 10 17 1054 EX Amsterdam Fax: +31 (0) 20 412 24 68 The Netherlands Email: LabforCulture Team (Amsterdam) Katherine Watson , Director Hans Peter Christen Ashley Grandisch Timothée Guicherd Finance Assistant Technical and Web Support Website Editor Pieter van Kemenade Nicola Mullenger Gunilla Redelius Lidia Varbanova Technical Development Marketing & Communications Office Manager Senior Consultant