During two days at the end of the summer holidays BRUSSELS CREATIVE FORUM presents rich program  to discover the cultural en creative world in Brussels. On and around the Mont des Arts and in the SQUARE Brussels Meeting Center there will be a Culture Market, a Street Art Village and a series of debates and conferences.
BCF is an initiative of asbl BAPEO and co-founded by VisitBrussels, SQUARE Brussels Meeting Center, Prométhéa, Stichting voor de Kunsten and Architempo.
The main events are :
Wander around at the Culture Market and meet numerous cultural institutions, both French/Flemish speaking and international. A stage with artists, musicians, comedians, dancers, will present short extracts of creations/shows to come.
The younger ones will also get a taste of culture thanks to the Kids Village, that will take place on Saturday 30th of August, and organised by Kidsgazette in collaboration with VisitBrussels and other cultural partners. The kids will test their creativity & cultural aptitudes while their parents browse through the impressive cultural offer of the 14-15 Season.
Here you can discover new or existing projects presented by individuals of cultural/creative organisations. They will each have 15 minutes to present their project in an inspiring way.
On the Mont des Arts, the Street Art Village shall be dedicated to urban art in a broad sense. The Street Art Village enables the general public to discover from a different angle, urban culture in Brussels, as innovative, pertinent and original. The Street Art Village is the opportunity to offer these street initiators a mean to achieve recognition as cultural operators.
Also the gourmands will have their fun. The Street Food Festival, is a festival of gastronomy on wheels (trucks, caravans, etc.) on the Mont des Arts where the new trends of open air fooding, shall work on exciting your taste buds
You can find the complete programme here 
The BRUSSELS CREATIVE FORUM shall be the focus point between professionals to meet & exchange points of view. Each debate is co-ordinated by an association or institution which proposes a subject, invites the different speakers and enables the presentation and moderation of the meeting. A creative and stimulating mood shall be encouraged for dialogue and sharing experience aiming to develop economic activities thanks to culture & creation.
Friday 29-08
Debates: “Developments and challenges concerning employment in creative and artistic professions.” Coordination: Kunstenloket; “Third places and professional cooperation: between social innovation, urban development and entrepreneurship.” Coordination: SMart.; “How enterprises support our access to culture.” Coordination: Promethea ; “Socio-professional integration: link between culture and development of social enterprises” Coordination: European Think Tank “Pour la Solidarité”; "Faut-il mettre Bruxelles en transition : Biodiversité" par Windbag ; "Cultiver sa communication, ou quand le marketing ne se limite pas aux affiches et sites web" par Edi.pro et IHECS Academy
Conferences: "European cultural networks : what are they? how do they operate? why join networks and how to participate?" (in english) by Creative Europe Desks Belgium.; “What role for cultural and creative industries for Brussels in the run-up to 2020?” by Platform of CCI of the Brussels-Capital Region.; Apéro du numérique #7 : " Territoire et création dans l'espace numérique / la place du numérique dans le territoire "; PechaKucha
Workshops: professionals only: Event Professional Meetings : 3 workshops by Clément Demers, Nathalie Courville, Olivier Mees and Daniel Van Calck; " La culture du digital, le digital dans la culture " by Sacha Waedemon and Maxime Charbit
Saturday 30-08
Debates: "Is cultuur een blank privilege ?" (NL) Coordination: Christophe Callewaert of Dewereldmorgen; “Mobility and participation to cultural events in Brussels.” coordination: BECI; “Contemporary architecture: which debates? Which public?” Coordination: CIVA;"Culture and youth"", coordination:Tremplin Asbl; "Faut-il mettre Bruxelles en transition : Transition en général"  par Windbag;"Faut-il mettre Bruxelles en transition : Education; "Faut-il mettre Bruxelles en transition : L'entrepreneuriat sociétal, une manière innovante de relever des défis"
Conferences: “Brussels, the city of patrons and artists. A secular history.” by Roel Jacobs;“A bet for Brussels: a Europe that makes cultures emerge.” by Paul Vermeylen; “Between culture and the digital world: How has the culture’s paradigm got to change in order to be able to profit from the advantages of the digital?” (ENG) by Philip Weiss.
Workshops: professionals only: " L’intelligence collective au service des projets artistiques et culturels " by Mission pour l’emploi des artistes
see the organisations - participants here

save the dates : 29 > 30.08.2014
pin the place : SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre

practical info:
Monts des Arts
1000 Brussels
Mail : brussels@creativeforum.eu
Facebook : www.facebook.com/EUcreativeforum
Twitter : @EuCreativeForum #BCF14

No comments:

Post a Comment