TALK: Programming and Touring in a new reality

Wolfgang Hoffmann has experienced many shifts in paradigms throughout his highly considerable international work-praxis – as a dancer, venue director at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as founding director of the Berlin-based agency Aurora nova. He shares his perspectives on touring in a new reality. Unfolding sustainability strategies and different approaches to programming international work.

Reem Allam is Executive Manager and Curator of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), Egypt’s largest multidisciplinary art festival. She has been introducing Arab Arts Focus at Edinburgh Festival Fringe – and eloquently navigated in many spheres. She shares her perspectives on programming internationally alongside inventing new ways to create cultural exchange opportunities without travelling an inch.

Where do we go from here?



Wolfgang Hoffmann – founding director Aurora Nova

Reem Allam – Executive manager and curator of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF)

Moderator: Karen Toftegaard


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