LabforCulture goes live!

21 June 2006

LabforCulture launched by European Cultural Foundation: LabforCulture, the dynamic, new interactive website aimed at all those in arts and culture who collaborate, create, share and produce work across borders in Europe, went live yesterday, 8 June 2006. The site is a vast source of current information and debate on European cultural cooperation, from case studies and inspiring stories of trans-border collaboration to online cultural news and newsletters, from information and tips on how to fund a project to links to key cultural organisations and networks. There is an extensive resource section and research information includes topical cultural trends and debates in Europe. You can even contribute your own experiences, resources and points of view through MyLabforCulture, an online meeting place for all those involved with cultural activities. LabforCulture is a unique online cultural concept, and was initiated by the European Cultural Foundation together with many partners. It is supported by all the leading European cultural organisations, by many Culture Ministries, and the European Commission. Contact: The European Cultural Foundation would like to thank the following organisations for their support: The European Union - Directorate General Education and Culture; Federal Cultural Foundation Germany (with partner: Deutsches InformationsZentrum Kulturförderung, DIZK); Robert Bosch Foundation, Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences; Compagnia di San Paolo; Polish Ministry of Culture; The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation; Norwegian Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs; Cypriot Ministry of Education and Culture; Fritt Ord Foundation; Luxembourg Ministry of Culture; Spanish Cultural Ministry and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The European Cultural Foundation is funded by De Bank Giro Loterij, De Lotto and Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation. would like to thank its partners ERICarts Institute,Fitzcarraldo Foundation, aisbl and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education. Sole responsibility for the contents of this online text lie with the individual authors and the European Cultural Foundation. Views expressed by individual authors do not necessarily reflect the views of the ECF. European Cultural Foundation (ECF) Jan van Goyenkade 5 NL-1075 HN Amsterdam The Netherlands