Conference “Towards Stronger Peripheries: New Coalitions and Policies of Solidarity”

Start date: 28/05/2024
End date: 31/05/2024
All-day event
Location: Yugoslav Film Archive, Belgrade – Serbia

28 – 31 May


The Faculty of Dramatic Arts is organizing the international conference “Towards Stronger Peripheries: New Coalitions and Policies of Solidarity.”

The conference program will encompass a series of presentations, discussions, and artistic programs on various subjects, such as participatory practices in performing arts, community theatre, peripherality, policies of decentralization and decolonization in culture, north-south relations in theatre policies and practices, independent performing scenes in South European countries, and corresponding support systems for sectoral development.

Over 50 artists, researchers, and experts will take part in the main conference program, while keynote lectures will be provided by Eleonora Belfiore PhD from the University of Aberdeen, one of the world’s leading scholars in the field of cultural policy, focusing on cultural value research, and Kristina Lelovac PhD from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje, whose work as a performer and curator in the field of performing arts addresses topics such as critical art pedagogies, contemporary performing practices and feminist aspects of collaboration in art processes.

The main program will also feature an innovative format – key dialogues, focusing on reflecting on collaborative artistic approaches in the context of the South and peripheries, with speakers including Federico Escribal PhD, a professor and researcher at the University of the Arts in Buenos Aires, and Emanuel Negri PhD, director of the Center for Political and Social Studies at the University of Montpellier, with discussion facilitation by Luis Bone PhD, director of the Cultural Management Graduate program of the University of Barcelona.

The conference will take place at the premises of the Yugoslav Film Archive, while on Tuesday, May 28th, as part of the program, the performance “Circle” by interdisciplinary Slovenian artist Neja Tomšić will be held at the Cultural Center Magacin.

Co- organizers

Faculty of Dramatic Arts (Serbia)

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