Rarita Zbranca is arts manager and curator and director and cofounder of the AltArt Foundation in Cluj, Romania. The AltArt Foundation (AltArt) promotes digital culture and contributes to the development of cultural policies. It is involved in the development of cultural policies contributing to strengthening the Romanian cultural sector and recognition of the impact of culture on societal development.
Rarita Zbranca also does cultural research, coaching and consultancy and is involved in cultural policy development. She is a member of the Strategy Group of the “A Soul for Europe” initiative and of Team Europe Romania. During the past eleven years she has worked in the fields of arts and culture, media, democracy and minority rights for nongovernmental organisations including AltArt Foundation, “A Soul for Europe”, Ethnocultural Diversity Resource Center, Soros Foundation for an Open Society Romania.
Project : E-tribal art
Presentation of the project (British Council website)
E-tribal art aims at addressing social structures and communication in virtual social networks. It brings together 12 international artists to test new ways of reaching electronic tribes with their work.
Partners : C6, UK - European Alternatives Limited, UK - InterSpace Association, Bulgaria - Foundation GMT+2, Bulgaria
Project : Mobilising Culture for Regional Development
Presentation of the project (Soul for Europe website)
Mobilising Culture for Regional Development aims at addressing the impact of culture on regional development beyond the cultural sector.
Workshops will be organised in Sofia, Bulgaria - Prague, Czech Republic - Cluj, Romania with the final objective of setting up a platform for dialogue between European, national and local authorities and civil society on the questions of culture as a motor for development.
This is a project of the A Soul for Europe Initiative.
Gwendoline Allain - France, Ministère de la Culture
Esra Aysun - Turquie, C-U-M-A
Sophie Bardet - Serbie, Centre culturel français de Belgrade
Vesna Bogunovic - Serbie, Center for Fine Arts Belgrade
Pierre Bongiovani - France, artiste
Marie Chabenat - France, Ecole d'Avignon
Jean-Damien Colin - France, Territoire de Belfort
Nicole Combezou - France, Le Transfo
Kristina Coric - Bosnie, OKC Abrasevic (n'a pu participer à l'atelier)
Amélie Couillaud - France, Fonds Roberto Cimetta
Eleonora Felisatti - Italie, Art'O
Donato Giuliani - France, Région Nord Pas de Calais
Nevenka Koprivsek + Katka Slukan - Slovenie, Bunker
I-Wei Li - Allemagne, Side by sidestudio
Mihaela Michailov - Roumanie, dramaturge
Nicolas Moll - Bosnie, Centre culturel André Malraux (n'a pu participer à l'atelier)
Tanja Rajic - Montenegro, Expeditio
Labinot Salihu - Kosovo, Teatri Oda
David Sanson - France, Mouvement
Daphné Tepper - Belgique, Culture Action Europe
Emina Visnic - Croatie, Zagreb Center for Independent Culture and Youth / Clubture
Rarita Zbranca - Roumanie, AltArt