23.10 (Tuesday)
11:00 – 15:00
Institut Français de Bulgarie
Sq. “Petko R. Slaveykov” 3
Working Language: English

With Davide D’Antonio (IDRA, ETRE, Italy), Katja Sonnemann (independent manager, Germany), Ondrej Hrab (Theatre ARCHA, Czech Republic) and Association Toplocentrala,  representatives of Municipality of Sofia, Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria, the international cultural institutes, media, citizens, interested in the project

Centre for contemporary arts TOPLOCENTRALA – a joint project since 2014 between a coalition of independent artists and Municipality of Sofia is already in its decisive phases of realization. After the official acceptance of the ideal, technical and working architectural projects, now preparatory procedures are taking place before the actual construction‘s start soon.

While waiting for the materialization of the form and thinking about the content, ACT Festival with the kind hosting of French institute Bulgaria invite you to another informative working session which will support Toplocentrala development process.

This year we will be focused on two topics:

– the artistic residencies with a presentation of the European expert Davide D’Antonio

– the open calls for executive and artistic directors with the European expert Katja Sonnemann (Berlin) and a contribution from the artistic and technical director of one well established independent artistic venue – Ondrej Hrab (Theatre Archa Prague).

After the presentations on the topics, we will discuss together the next steps and concrete tasks for Toplocentrala in 2019