We are embarking on the next phase of our project, with the launch of a new website and media platform. Aimed at reporting throughout the year on the cultural transformations shaping the Europe of tomorrow, it will feature stories from all over the continent, as told by the very people driving these changes.
Fresh from all across Europe
For this new entry in our series of videos taken in residency, we meet the mysterious French-Russian duo UVB76.
What impact did the crisis have on the cultural sector? How can the Creative Europe program be of help ? How can European cooperation renew cultural projects? And eventually — can we consider a common cultural policy in Europe?
Following the recent situation in Gaza, we took the time to talk with a man working as an art teacher to kids in the area. Through his testimony, you can hear the voices of the children he works with and their hopes for a future free of war.
We reached out to Naja Orashvili, founder of techno club BASSIANI/HOROOM, a safe haven for partygoers in the heart of Georgia’s capital city, Tbilisi.
It’s undeniable, stream, VR and other forms of digital transitions present a lot of opportunities for events. However, it’s important to remain vigilant. Can we include these new technologies in a sustainable future?
During the European Lab, we met Sarah Gamrani (Hawa Sarita), who is behind the collection of poems “Au-delà du club” (Beyond Club). Her research into public space and poetry takes a thoughtful and enlightened look at the place of women in mainstream and alternative cultures. This conversation puts into words and arguments a discomfort that is sometimes difficult to express, and raises issues that should be urgently tackled, now more than ever.
We take a closer look at online radio stations operating across Europe, their missions, their background and the connections between them. Independent radio representatives share their experiences, as well as their thoughts on the present and future of online radio in Europe.
A few weeks ago, we asked Graz-based duo Alllone to send us names of bands and acts that were representative of their local scene. What we got in return is what you can hear when you plug an aux cord into Graz’s rich cultural DNA.
With Ha-bb5, Ikram Bouloum released a deeply personal, multilingual, theatrical and sometimes intriguing piece of music. Through this interview, we meet the artist behind the blur.
What impact did the crisis have on organizers and their activities? Were they able to find new formats to implement in this context? How are festivals tackling climate issues? How have movements such as #MeToo and Black Live Matters impacted the festival industry? And eventually — what does this all mean for the future(s) of festivals?
We sat down with Nigerian artist OBI during his residency at Le Sucre (Lyon, France) in January 2021, to talk about migration and mobility of artists.
A portray of French dj and activist Sentimental Rave made while she was invited to play at TodaysArt festival in 2019.
An interview with author Douglas Rushkoff recorded during the 2019 edition of TodaysArt festival.
An in-depth conversation with Norwegian artist Deathprod about his anti-fascism artistic vision, made in the framework of Insomnia festival.
Barcelona-based promoters recently joined forces to organise a concert experiment. A step towards a return to live music across Europe.
New club featured as part of We are Europe series Club To Cloud is Porto-based Pérola Negra Club, with Jonathan Tavares, in charge of the venue’s booking and management.
Niño de Elche is one of the We are Europe faces. He answered our questions, to explain his work and his vision of the artists’ role in today’s society
How can we pierce art and culture’s filter bubbles? Some very inspiring music creators and makers gave their answer as part of Sónar+D.
Elevate festival invited Tamara Ehs, who is part of the Faces of We are Europe, to speak during their discourse programme in 2020. This interview has been conducted during the event, which happened to take place on the weekend before the Austrian lockdown. It comes with a short statement she had sent in April 2021, one year after, when we asked for a few words regarding the current situation of humanity in times of a global pandemic.
Gathered at Sónar+D, thinkers, artists and creative actors reflected on how AI is affecting music and the cultural sector.
A series of articles to showcase and support European nightclubs. Next episode of “Club To Cloud” highlights the work of Nantes-based Macadam club, with founders Alexis Tenaud and Maxime Durand.
Forensic Architecture founder Eyal Weizman recently released a book in which he explains the agency’s methods. In 2019, Stefanos Levidis from Forensic Architecture was involved in European Lab, where he went through one of the cases they worked on: a good way to understand how the research agency operates.
In Brazil, the LGBTQIA+ community is under a lot of pressure, but amidst this chaos, artists and musicians such as Linn da Quebrada find a way to bring marginalized identities in the spotlight using their art. We met her as part of TodaysArt festival in 2019.
The Green Music Initiative founder Jacob Sylvester Bilabel answers our questions on how to make the music industry more sustainable.
A series of articles to showcase and support European nightclubs. Third episode of “Club To Cloud” highlights the work of renowned Helsinki-based Kaiku club, with Mikko Anisimoff who’s in charge of communications & marketing
In this tribune, Arty Farty director Vincent Carry shares his vision on the role of the night culture in today’s society. He highlights how the current democratic and social movements, the struggle against authoritarian regimes and the great youth movement for climate issues, find an echo in the night and in its cultural, artistic, festive, and collective representation.
Digital activists and forward-thinking actors met at Sónar+D to discuss how new technologies affect the world and what should look like the Internet of the future.
We are Europe is kicking-off its mix series featuring Belgrade-based Andria, a resident of local club Drugstore and a talented producer.
The Movement Behind The Club: a Conversation Between Laurent Garnier and Zviad Gelbakhiani (Bassiani)
A discussion about club culture as an act of resistance, between Laurent Garnier and the co-founder of Tbilisi-based club Bassiani, Zviad Gelbakhiani.
A discussion which took place at Unsound festival exploring the conditions of working as a black person in the music industry, diving into challenges and how things need to change for black people to survive and flourish.
We believe in a European cultural community made up of actors promoting a vision of culture that is independent, connected, innovative and forward-looking. Explore our map, locate and connect with some of them.
The cultural venues and organisations listed below as of now are all Reset! signatories.
The list will expand shortly as the project is being developed.