Creative Europe: Highlights of Cross Sector Collaboration

08. September 2021, 11:00 - 13:00 Uhr

Veranstaltungsort: Zoom and

Veranstalter: Ars Electronica in cooperation with Creative Europe Desks Germany, Luxembourg and Austria

This Creative Europe conference is organised by Ars Electronica in cooperation with the Creative Europe Desks from Germany, Luxembourg and Austria. The focus lies on cross sector collaborations in the field of culture and audiovisual.

The aim is to present the interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral aspects of Creative Europe, to show the alignment with the political agenda of the European Commission, to exchange with operators and to reflect about the new priorities.

We cordially invite you to participate via Zoom on 8 September 2021, 11:00 – 13:00 in the frame of the Ars Electronica Festival.

Please register until 7 September 2021: Link



The Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027 takes European cooperation between the cultural and audiovisual fields to a new level by promoting stronger links between content and digital technologies. The programme equally recognises the intrinsic and artistic value of culture and its economic value including the broader contribution to growth, competitiveness, creativity and innovation. Projects can cover one or more cultural and creative sectors and can be interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral. At the same time, the programme shows a stronger alignment with the political agenda of the European Commission encouraging reflection and engagement for themes like diversity, inclusion and gender equality. New emphasis is placed on the environment and climate change through the New European Bauhaus initiative.

This event informs about the new approaches of Creative Europe, presents best practices and gives the opportunity for exchange. It is organised by Ars Electronica in cooperation with the Creative Europe Desks from Germany, Luxembourg and Austria.



Agenda 8. September 2021, Zoom, 11:00 – 13:00

11:00 – 11:05 Welcome

11:05 – 11:25 Creative Europe – Policy background and Updates, talk with Barbara Gessler and Lucia Recalde

11:25 – 11:35 Creative Europe (2021 – 2027): interdisciplinary and cross sectoral aspects

11:40 – 12:15 Presentation of Best Practice projects in the interdisciplinary and cross sectoral field

12:15 – 12:25 Artistic Intervention, AI Journey from European ARTificial Intelligence Lab project

12:25 – 12:35 Breakout Rooms – Discussion with project managers of the presented projects

12:35 – 12:40 Goodbye!

Change to Platform

12:40 – 13:00 Networking & exchange of views


  • Rethinking artist mobility & residencies, content production and collaboration
  • Immersive experiences and storytelling for decentralized and hybrid cultural events
  • Gender equality in the culture and creative sectors
  • Ecology - rethinking formats & networks and Creative Europe’s link to New European Bauhaus


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