The AIM Network partner Lateral ArtSpace is launching the Artist-Run Team Building project, an effort to consolidate artist-run spaces and initiatives in Romania. The first stage of #ARTB takes place 7–12 June 2023.
For five days, Timișoara will host the first meeting of artist-run spaces in Romania, bringing together representatives of artist-run spaces from across the country (Brașov, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iași, Sfântu Gheorghe, Sibiu, Târgu Mureș, Timișoara), along with international guests from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, Sweden and Turkey.
The meeting is initiated by Lateral ArtSpace and organised in collaboration with Minitremu and Indecis, in partnership with Aethernativ, Aici Acolo, AIM Network, Art Encounters Foundation, B5 Studio, Candyland, Cluj Cultural Centre, ETAJ artist-run space, MAGMA, MATCA artspace, The Secret Garden Bookshop, Tranzit.ro/Iași, U10.
The project is part of the National Cultural Programme Timisoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023 and is funded under the European Echoes programme, implemented by the Center for Projects of the Timișoara Municipality, with sums allocated from the state budget, through the Ministry of Culture budget.