Download our Case Studies publication Across Borders Across the Board featuring profiles of all of the projects funded under the Culture Programme 2007-2013 that involved Irish organisations. Take a look at some examples of Creative Europe funded projects below and get some ideas for your own activities. These are mostly projects involving Irish partners. You can see who their partners were, the types of activities that were funded and follow links to the projects' websites.
Art form: Dance
BE PART project will create a European network of co-authors, supported by artists and organisations, to collectively foster new approaches and structures for the co-creation and mobility of artworks. It will focus on four key topics - POWER, POLITICS, PLACE, PUBLICS.
Circus250: Diverse, Real, Physical brings together a four-country partnership to address the need for high quality ethnically diverse performances that can appeal to popular audiences.
The Island Connect project will invite over fifty artists from five island countries of Europe to take part in research and creative artistic residencies to create new works through artistic practices of dance, theatre and circus.
PUSH: exploring identity, borders and ‘safety zones’ in theatre and dance for young audiences.
Vertical Dance Forum trained people in vertical dance and create new outdoor performances on historical sites, city centre buildings and outdoor nature landscapes in order to promote vertical dance, its practice and audience engagement.
WoW is a project by women on women which addresses issues of gender equality in a diverse and multicultural Europe, through an historical and contemporary perspective. WoW will promote girls and women’s empowerment by strengthening their voices and participation, and by providing a new model of social and economic integration of migrant, refugee and minority groups of women.
Aerowaves is a hub for dance discovery in Europe. They identify the most promising new work by emerging dance artists and then promote it through cross-border performances. Aerowaves’ network of partners in 33 countries enables these younger choreographers to bring brand new dance to brand new audiences.
E-Motional Bodies & Cities is a mobility and artistic exchange gathering dance artists and managers from six European countries. Clusters of artists and activities will be fed in during the two-year project, aiming at creating strong cultural links between different dance communities.
The School of Spectacle will deliver five international ‘training through production’ schools in outdoor arts for up to 125 international creative practitioners from seven small cities over two years.
LÉIM is a two-year leadership programme, involving 10 participants from five European dance organisations. The focus is on nurturing the next generation of dance curators, programmers and managers.
The modul-dance project’s main aim is to support development, mobility and exchange for dance artists. The project takes advantage of its dance-house partners’ specificities and management models to maintain a network of cooperation and collaboration that crosses borders and boasts a European vocation. The selection of artists creates a map reflecting artistic excellence and aesthetic diversity.
SYMBOLS - Culture of Death and Cultural Life: New Audiences and Creations Around European Cemetaries
The two main goals of the SYMBOLS project are the exchange of cultural and creative works, and the facilitation of greater access to culture.