CUMEDIAE: A European contribution to the seminar on EU-China Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Trade

CUMEDIAE was honored to attend the seminar on EU-China Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Trade, held on December 7, 2016 at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). In their speeches, representatives from China and the European Union pointed out the key role played by digital modern technologies in deepening cultural relations between the Old Continent and the Asian country, as well as the increasing number of co-productions and joint cultural projects carried out by both

CUMEDIAE at the seminar on EU-China Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Trade

The Baillet Latour Chair of EU-China Relations and the EU-China Research Centre are organising a seminar on EU-China Cultural Diplomacy and Cultural Trade. The event will gather relevant speakers from the EU and China, among them also CUMEDIAE’s CEO Ignasi Guardans, who will debate on topic “Peacocks, Dragons, Watercolors and Beyond: Cultural Trade and Exchanges EU-China”. The event is open to public and will take place on Tuesday, 6 December 2016, from 10:00 to 12:30 at China Library, Verversdijk, Brugge, Belgium. The seminar

Connecting with creative change makers: CUMEDIAE at the launch of Creative Tracks platform

“Collectivity” has for many individuals and organisations in the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) been a fundamental contributor to success. Many of the projects highlighted at the recent b.creative forum in Namur on the 2nd & 3rd November underlined its importance. Whether a project such as African Digital Art, a collective and creative digital space, where digital artists can connect, or Serbian Nova Iskra, the first design hub in Eastern Europe or even Creative United,

CUMEDIAE: A Model for Communication and Dialogue at Creative Europe Showcase Conference: Culture in the Spotlight

CUMEDIAE was delighted to attend the Creative Europe Showcase Conference: Culture in the Spotlight, held on 27 October 2016 at BOZAR, Brussels. The event, with speakers, video, and live performance, demonstrated how cultural policy can transform into artistic reality through transnational partnerships and people on the ground. Creative Europe has a €1,46 billion budget to promote this transformation and the creative sectors themselves, which are responsible for 5,3% of total EU GVA. The Showcase displayed

CUMEDIAE as a partner in cooperation projects

Following the European Commission’s Call for proposals: Support for European cooperation projects, we would like to express our openness to collaboration and project partnerships. CUMEDIAE, Culture and Media Agency Europe, as a non-profit agency dedicated to the development of Creative and Cultural Industries, is supporting other organizations in reinforcing and facilitating the European and international dimension of their projects and activities. Additionally we work in partnership with other entities taking part in specific European projects

Harmony as an essential part of performances: CUMEDIAE represents Chinese artist Atman One in Europe

CUMEDIAE, Culture and Media Agency Europe,  now represents innovative Chinese artist Atman One in Europe and is introducing his creations to audiences in Europe. Atman One, is a visual and performance artist whose mission not only enhances the mutual understanding between East and West by blending contemporary elements into traditional oriental arts but is an artist who is a thought leader in the emerging post-80’s native Chinese artistic discourse. At first glance, the artist ‘Atman