The Black sea region

A conflict zone or area for music and art collaboration

  • event type:WOMEX 14 Conference
  • date:24 Oct 2014
  • time:11:00 - 11:45
  • city/area:Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • venue:Conference Room 1 Cidade da Cultura
  • country:Spain
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

Presented by:

- Yasen Kazandjiev (Bulgaria)
art manager/network coordinator/policy maker/ photographer, Scenderman, Navarra, Spain

This session will explore the many varied aspects of the Black Sea area, giving an historical overview and offering a presentation outlining the cultural diversity of the Black Sea, current folk/worldmusic events, the art scene and the state of networking and artistic collaboration.

Also highlighted will be the role of the Black Sea global network and event, Without Borders, and the Scenderman art network, aimed at establishing relations between the area and the world.

Finally, we'll be looking at how the social and political conflicts of this historic crossroads of civilizations have influenced the region's art-forms and the perspective for their future development.

(Photo: Rumyana Teneva)