Title: Imagination, Pleasure & Activism: igniting conversations in the African literary space (Literature)
Partners: Royal African Society (England)/Writers Project of Ghana (Ghana)/Kabafest (Nigeria)/AfroQueer (Kenya)
Project: An experience of revolutionary joy in the context of African and diaspora literature, through digital storytelling webinars, podcasts and online workshops, across partner festival programmes
Title: Scotland Mexico Inclusive Music Digital Exchange (Music)
Partners: Paragon Music (Scotland)/Armonia E Inclusion (Mexico)
Project: A digital international platform for disabled musicians to perform their own music in a supported and inclusive context with high production values.
Title: Candoco International Digital Artist Development (Theatre)
Partners: Candoco Dance Company (England)/Unbeaten Path (Ukraine)/Arada Association (Turkey)
Project: A pilot programme to remotely upskill emerging disabled and non-disabled artists making performance work.
Title: Cardiff Animation Festival and Cape Town International Animation Festival (Film)
Partners: Cardiff Animation Festival (Wales)/Cape Town International Animation Festival (South Africa)
Project: A collaborative festival celebrating a cultural exchange between South Africa and Wales, highlighting heritage through the artform of animation.
Title: Pera Museum Virtual Event Space (Visual Art)
Partners: Pera Museum (Turkey)/Hypercortex (England)
Project: A virtual gamified international group exhibition examining the concept of kitsch in contemporary art, that augments audience offline engagement and participation within the virtual gallery space.
Title: Concert From Bangladesh (Music)
Partners: UBIK Productions (England)/Samdani Art Foundation (Bangladesh)
Project: Expanding on the legacy of Ravi Shankar and George Harrison’s ‘Concert for Bangladesh’ in 1971, this mixed reality project will celebrate the role of music in building contemporary Bangladesh and empowering civic movements for greater social equality.
Title: Rotten TV (Visual Art)
Partners: Jupiter Co LTD (Scotland)/Cemeti Institute of Art and Society (Indonesia)/Casa do Povo (Brazil)
Project: A digital residency and broadcasting studio for artists and thinkers from Brazil, Indonesia and the UK.
Title: The Revolution's Promise (Theatre)
Partners: Relative Motion (England)/The Freedom Theatre Jenin Refugee Camp (Occupied Palestinian Territories)/Creative Destruction (England)
Project: An Arabic/English made-for Virtual Reality theatre production/experience capturing the personal stories and creative legacies of leading artists from the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT).
Title: From Karachi to Keighley; Developing Female Talent and Leadership in the International Literature Festival Sector (Literature)
Partners: Culture Squared CIC (England)/Adab Festival (Pakistan)
Project: A digital development programme for emerging female voices from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds in Pakistan and the UK.
Title: ASC x Design Indaba / X Lam (Architecture, Design and Fashion)
Partners: FRMWRK Limited t/a Architecture Social Club (England)/Design Indaba (South Africa)/X Lam (South Africa)
Project: The project will allow people in different locations to work on a single architectural design that can output data for robot manufacturing.