TURN, cooperation with Africa fund, 2012 to 2021

German Federal Cultural Foundation
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Promoting artistic debate between German and African partners on an equal footing; building sustainable networks and cooperation

Target groups:
Cultural institutions and artists in Germany and African countries

Expected results:
Building the profile of German cultural institutions and actors around new themes, perspectives and ways of working; promoting multidisciplinary artistic exchange; critically analysing outdated perceptions of the African continent; refining expert views on the artistic positions of the Global South

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

New in the 2016-2019 reporting period: significant budget increase of approx. EU5.3 million (2012 to 2015) to approx. EU7.9 million (2015 to 2021); since 2012, 101 projects and research initiatives in 12 countries with cooperation partners from 30 African states supported through TURN; effective impetus created on improving perceptions of the dynamic momentum of the globally oriented scene in Africa; creations made with theatre producers, choreographers, artists, directors, musicians, publicists; images of Africa critically analysed and corrected; new international prospects created

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Approx. EU7.8 million (2016 to 2021); in total approx. EU14.2 million (2012 to 2021)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
German Federal Cultural Foundation
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
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