Inter Arts Center
Inter Arts Center (IAC) is a platform for artistic research and experimentation, and part of the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts at Lund University. It acts as a meeting place and a work space for researchers and artists who use the facilities for short or long-term projects. IAC also offers five residency programmes in cooperation with partner institutions.
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is Germany’s oldest intermediary organisation for international cultural relations. It promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. ifa supports artistic and cultural exchange in exhibition, dialogue and conference programmes, and it acts as a centre of excellence for international cultural relations. It is part of a global network and relies on sustainable, long-term partnerships.
Femdacha is a supportive guest space for women rights defenders, LGBT+ community people including nonbinary activists experiencing burnout.
Vermont Studio Center
Vermont Studio Center is an organization that by its very existence communicates that art is an expression of spirit through form, and that the arts and their creation are sacred, timeless trusts.
The Martin Roth-Initiative protects artists who are committed in their home country to the freedom of art, democracy and human rights by enabling temporary residence in Germany or third countries for the purpose of protecting those who are being persecuted.
Eyebeam was established in 1998 by John S. Johnson as a resource for artists to engage creatively with technology in an experimental setting. Eyebeam believes that artists can help us visualize and realize a more just future. Eyebeam enables people to think creatively and critically about technology’s effect on society, with the mission of centering artists in the invention and design of our shared future.
Ithaca City of Asylum
Ithaca City of Asylum (ICOA) is a nonprofit providing refuge for writers and artists under threat. They equally advocate for human rights and freedom of expression. ICOA is a project of the Center for Transformative Action and a member of the International Cities of Refuge Network.
Artists at Risk
Artists at Risk (AR) is a non-profit network institution at the intersection of human rights and the arts. AR is dedicated to mapping the field of persecuted art practitioners, facilitating their safe passage from their countries of origin, hosting them at AR-Residencies and curating related projects, including the AR Pavilion.
La Comissió d’Ajuda al Refugiat-València
La Comissió d’Ajuda al Refugiat del País Valencià, CEAR PV has as its objectives the defense of the right to asylum and the rights of refugees and stateless migrants vulnerable, in need of international protection and/or at risk of social exclusion, at the same time that we work to favor the processes of social integration of these people in the Valencian Country.
Human Right Defenders risk their lives every day to build a freer and fairer world, where human rights are respected. They are brave people willing to do anything to fight for what they believe in, and therefore, are the real leaders of change.
Defenred is born to support these change agents in a direct way with the firm intention that they have the ability to develop the important work they do.