Tandem Al-Emarat

Tandem Al Emarat allows cultural professionals from many different disciplines to acquire skills required for engaging in long-term partnerships within the United Arab Emirates. The Tandem process provides hands-on possibilities for getting real insights into the cultural scenes in the 7 Emirates, aiming at building meaningful and sustainable creative collaborations that grow the artists vision and fosters enthusiasm and joy in creative discovery and collaboration processes. Participants gain practical experience by collaborating within rapidly changing fields in the UAE.

Stories & Collaborations

Tandem Partner Forum. Photo by Constanze Flamme

Tandem Al-Emarat: Creating local connections in the UAE

Tandem Al-Emarat is launching with a call for 16 cultural managers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Tandem Shaml 2014-15 participants at the Partner Forum in Tunis

Mirror Images: Cultural Collaboration and Civil Society

Tandem has enabled 160 cross-border collaborations during the past five years. We took this opportunity to commission writer and researcher...
Tandem Meeting in Odesa, September 2017. Photo by Constanze Flamme

Beyond a Network: Tandem Reflects on its Challenges and Opportunities

From 23 to 27 September 2017, 140 members of the Tandem family, participants from three Tandem programmes – Tandem Turkey,...
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VÄRLDENS I/II1/2 الدنيا

  • Tiago Prata TILLT AB
  • Reem Kassem AGORA for Arts and Culture

Tips & Tricks Placements

The following tips & tricks to work on Tandem placements have been collected by Tandem Ukraine participants. Getting ready for...

Tandem Al Emarat is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, European Cultural Foundation and MitOst.


Hatem at C&P Interim Meeting 2017 in Leeds, Photo by Guido Bousa