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.

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Meet me in the Middle

Ann-Kristin Sofroniou, Claraluz Keiser and Tine van Goethem have been joining forces to create ‘Meet Me in the Middle’ as...
Zdena Šarić runs Bosnian association Naš most, which works on social inclusion of elderly people through art. Photo by Armin Durgut

Being Old during Covid-19 is Less Scary with Art

Naš most, which works on social inclusion of elderly people through art in Zenica, is participating in this year's Tandem...
Photo by Olga Zarko

Покоління Tandem у Чернівцях

Свої перші культурні проєкти вони зробили в ранні 2010-ті. На початку 2020-х вони міркують про те, чи справді їхня діяльність...
Photo by Olga Zarko

Tandem Generation of Chernivtsi

Three “generations” have grown within the Tandem Ukraine programme at the Ukrainian border city of Chernivtsi, the centre of the...
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Tandem 360°: FAQ

Open to participants based in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and from Libyan initiatives and collectives displaced in these...
Photo by Constanze Flamme

Open Call: Tandem 360°

Join the first round of Tandem 360°! We are looking for 20 civil society and cultural activists from Egypt, Jordan,...
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Apply now for Tandem 360°

On this page you will find the complete open call for Tandem 360°, including PDF downloads in English, in French...
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Tandem 360° Frequencies

We have written a manifesto/poem for our new programme: Tandem 360º Frequencies. We invite you to download and read it...
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A Manifesto from Ukraine

Last week in a move that was claimed to help save more money for the fight against COVID-19, the Ukrainian...
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Behind an Artist’s Psyche

Tandem Al Emarat participant Alexandra Ivanova (IEDC Dubai) partnered with Afra Aldhaheri (Bait 15) to work on Young Collectors Experience....
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On NeoOptimism in Kaunas

Stanislav Drča (Cultural Center LAB) joined our Tandem Cultural Capitals programme, and worked on Reciprocal Residency Program with Milda Šarpnickytė...

Way Beyond the Obvious: Hopping Borders between Peripheral Cultural Practices

Tandem Europe participant Hugo Branco (VIC Aveiro Arts House) has been working on Re:Surface, with Ecoopera. In this story, he...
Niels Righolt, Adela Bertolo, Irantzu Guijarro y Jorge Casas. Photo by Marina Urruti

Re_Emergir goes to Beyond The Obvious by Culture Action Europe

The associations Ecoopera Acción Integradora and VIC Aveiro Arts House were invited to present their Tandem Europe project: Re_Emergir at...
Casablanca is Morocco's Melting pot of cultural influences. Photo by Lidija Pisker

Exploring the Moroccan Cultural Scene

Tandem Shaml participant Lidija Pisker has been to Morocco with a Tandem mobility grant. Read her photo story exploring the...
Tandem Europe Interim Meeting. Photo by Constanze Flamme

Investing in Local Communities

Local host Alexandros Panagiotopoulos (Messolonghi by Locals) sits with Marou Chatzopoulou, co-founder of COMM'ON and implementing partner of Tandem Europe,...