20 Years WOMEX Community - Future Outlooks and Visions

Music keeps on crossing borders on cultural, technological and social level

  • event type:WOMEX 14 Conference
  • date:24 Oct 2014
  • time:16:00 - 16:45
  • city/area:Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • venue:Conference Room 1 Cidade da Cultura
  • country:Spain
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

Presented by:

- Frank Klaffs(Germany)
CEO, Piranha Arts

- Allie Silver (USA/Argentina)
artist manager, Free Radical Productions

- Marc Benaïche (France)
Mondomix founder, Atelier 144 manager

In the last 20 years the WOMEX community has played a vital part of the global music scene as creators and mediators, pushing innovative exchange and crossing borders not only on a cultural level but also on a social, commercial, political, technological aspect.

With this WOMEX 14 marking the 20th annual gathering this session will spark a free-minded discussion on future visions, challenges and opportunities faced by local and transglobal music communities and cultures.

(Photos: Frank Klaffs by Michael Mann; Allie Silver, Marc Benaïche)