Stories

Who are the Tandem participants? What are they passionate about? What are the specificities of each local community and context? With our stories, we aim to capture the many voices from our Tandem community. Are you part of the Tandem network and have a story to share? We'd love to add your voice.

Insta-Tandem

Tandem 10 Years: Let’s Stick Together on Instagram!

On 26 November, we're celebrating 10 years of Tandem online and offline, and next to these events happening across the...
Fadilia & Master Peace Project, BootCamp Heroes. Photo by Abdelrahman Hamdy

Fantastic Qualify Youth Journey

Mohamed Adbelwahed from Fadilia Foundation (Cairo) is working on The Joint-Transformation Program as part of his Tandem 360º collaboration with...
Illustration by Xiaoman Ren

Embarking on a Cultural and Fun Journey

Abd al-Hadi Abunahlel, artistic director of Studio 8 - a vibrant centre for performing arts in Jordan, invites us to...
Tandem Family at the Network Meeting in Berlin. Photo by Olga Zarko

Let's Stick Together

On 26 November 2021, we are celebrating 10 years of Tandem online and offline, from Praputnjak, Rome, Beirut to Kairouan,...
Jad and Emad

Tandem 360°: "Each act is new, even the repeated act"

Jad Hakawati from Minwal in Lebanon shares thoughts on his Tandem journey so far. Jad is working in Tandem with...
Kassem Placement Story

Tandem 360°: بين بيروت وإربد

Kassem Istanbouli from Tiro Association for Arts in Lebanon shares thoughts from his placement in Jordan. Kassem is working in...

Performative Journey – Open Call for Workshops in Turkey

Performative Journey invites you to apply for its first workshop "Testimonies of Stones" in Antalya from 15 to 19 September...
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Tandem 360°: Connecting all the Pillars

Hiba Zibaoui from Ishbilia for Arts Association in Sidon, Lebanon, shares thoughts on her Tandem journey so far. Hiba is...
Imane and Moulay Hassan from the High Atlas Foundation

Tandem 360°: A Unique Experience in the Time of Corona

Imane Akhezzane from the High Atlas Foundation in Marrakech, and Zeinab Mohamed Mostafa from Bait Elfarha in Aswan, formed a...

Climate Change: What Can Culture Do?

On 1 April 2021, we have invited Julie Ward, Farah Makki and Sebastian Schlüter to explore the pivotal role of...
How To Keep Bouncing? Illustration by Studio vanbeek

How to keep bouncing?

On Thursday 18 March 2021, an online meetup took place for participants of the Tandem network. Arda van Tiggelen initiated...
from @komunitasizmir's Instagram (graphic designer: Emre Yıldız)

Meet Komünitas: Izmir Cooperation of Independent Performance and Culture Studies

7 Tandem Turkey alumni organisations and cultural operators in Izmir - Acik Studio, Fatih Gençkal, Hayy Open Space, Karantina Initiative,...
Photo by Emrah Gökdemir in Horsh Beirut in the realm of Tandem Turkey 2018-2019 project Performing (In)visible borders by NAHNOO and Antakya Performative Collective.

Performative Journey on the Via Eurasia Cultural Route

As MitOst we joined forces with several Tandem Turkey and Tandem Western Balkans alumni organisations and artists to collaborate on...
Aleksandar Obradović from Philopolitcs, based in Belgrade, and Lejla Odobašić Novo from International Burch University, based in Sarajevo. Photo by Marija Piroski

(Re)making History: Tracing Politics in Urban Space

Written by Tandem Western Balkans participants Aleksandar Obradović and Lejla Odabašić Novo, the newly published research (Re)making History provides a...

Online Event: Climate Change: What Can Culture Do?

Culture and cultural activities play a pivotal role in addressing the climate challenges ahead. Our interventions can positively and sustainably...