Sources of income of Halle14  by Michael Artz
Sources of income of Halle14 Michael Artz

We always have to care for new sources of support and try to elaborate our fundraising to find possibilities how to pay our costs also in future.

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Regeneration of Karlheinestrasse by Michael Artz
Regeneration of Karlheinestrasse Michael Artz

Leipzig West is now a very attractive place for young students. When they decide, where should I live they think more about the West of Leipzig than in time of mid-nineties when I came here.

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Business model of Aparaaditehas by Lemmit Kaplinski
Business model of Aparaaditehas Lemmit Kaplinski

I think we have found a solution, which earns the owner what he needs and also allows us to do what we want to do in a way that benefits the both. Whether it will work we will see in three years maybe.

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Role of networking by Lemmit Kaplinski
Role of networking Lemmit Kaplinski

I think that networking is more important than anything else in the cultural management and especially running a center like this.

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Aparaaditehas want to be a host by Lemmit Kaplinski
Aparaaditehas want to be a host Lemmit Kaplinski

We see our role more as the mediator or someone who collects all these things and distributes them in time and space and applies for the money.

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Active creating of better cities by Osamu Okamura
Active creating of better cities Osamu Okamura

Investment into the stone and concrete only does not work. You have to invest in people and you have to invest in education. That is where everything starts. And then the city will thrive.

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What is the second stage of reSITE? by Osamu Okamura
What is the second stage of reSITE? Osamu Okamura

From the conference that is a kind of networking point and knowledge exchange point we got this year to the second stage.

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Halle14 is a very dense art center  by Michael Artz
Halle14 is a very dense art center Michael Artz

Halle14 is maybe the most dense contemporary art center in the East of Germany outside of Berlin. Even the people from Berlin say the better thing in Leipzig is that it is so dense you even can jump from one opening to the next opening.

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Halle14 started with the conference by Michael Artz
Halle14 started with the conference Michael Artz

Halle14 started in 2002 with the first conference. We invited people from all around the world to share with us their experience of revitalizing former industrial buildings.

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Regeneration of Leipzig by Michael Artz
Regeneration of Leipzig Michael Artz

Ten years ago here people might think that you are somehow crazy when you try to show contemporary art in the suburbs west of Leipzig.

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Networking of NOASS by Kate Zilgalve
Networking of NOASS Kate Zilgalve

As we are working in different countries, I would say that there is not so much competition between the organizations in networks. It is more like support and coaching and idea exchange between the members of them.

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NOASS is not only a venue by Kate Zilgalve
NOASS is not only a venue Kate Zilgalve

If we talk about the programme of the organization we can see that we have several branches of the activities. We are not only a venue where several concerts and video screenings take place.

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Story of NOASS  by Kate Zilgalve
Story of NOASS Kate Zilgalve

Culture and Arts Project NOASS started 16 years ago in late nineties when Riga had no alternative artistic scene such as galleries, music or concert venues, as an initiative of a local artists and creatives led by Dzintars Zilgalvis.

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Cooperation with City of Tartu by Lemmit Kaplinski
Cooperation with City of Tartu Lemmit Kaplinski

We are working on seeing if it would make sense for the city to move some of their activities here. Instead of direct support we are talking about cooperation.

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Setting up Aparaaditehas by Lemmit Kaplinski
Setting up Aparaaditehas Lemmit Kaplinski

We do not have an exact floor plan yet. There are too many variables up in the air. Basic idea is that we differentiate between the non-profit spaces and for-profit spaces and we try to achieve a healthy mixture.

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What is Aparaaditehas? by Lemmit Kaplinski
What is Aparaaditehas? Lemmit Kaplinski

The Widget Factory is a completely new development in Tartu. It is about 13000 square metres, which in maybe 5 years will be a full-blown culture centre.

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How does reSITE work? by Osamu Okamura
How does reSITE work? Osamu Okamura

We are neither academic conference or scientific conference or professional conference. We are conference that is oriented on practice. We are practice-oriented conference.

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What is reSITE festival?  by Osamu Okamura
What is reSITE festival? Osamu Okamura

The main goal of reSITE is to bring top specialists from all over the world that are dealing with liveable cities and bring them together. And just share this knowledge.

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Can culture change the cities? by Ragnar Siil
Can culture change the cities? Ragnar Siil

I do not think that there is something else then culture. I think the culture is the only thing that can change the cities.

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Reinventing Estonia by Ragnar Siil
Reinventing Estonia Ragnar Siil

It was a trust. You do not know yet. But you take this money. Show what you can do. And if it is good we can give you more.

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Meet Factory is a recognizable brand by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
Meet Factory is a recognizable brand Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

In terms of public, we are a kind of a brand that is really recognizable within the cultural landscape of the city. The Meet Factory has had a 7-year tradition.

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Funding of Meet Factory by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
Funding of Meet Factory Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

We can see that the city sees us as a partner in that they prolong the rent. Now we have the contract until 2025. So they are at least counting on us until then to do culture in here.

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Young people in creative industries by Ragnar Siil
Young people in creative industries Ragnar Siil

I do not think that there are exceptionally many young people in creative industries. It is just that many of the older generations are involved in areas that might not be so visible.

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Role of E-government in Estonia by Ragnar Siil
Role of E-government in Estonia Ragnar Siil

Basically there is only three times you have to actually be meeting with the government: when you are born or then when you are giving a birth, when you get married and when you die.

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Story of Participatory Planning in Saue by Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel
Story of Participatory Planning in Saue Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel

We learned that specialists who come from outside the community can never be the ones who bring the ideas and say that now we have to make it happen and these are good ideas let’s follow these and let’s be ahead of time.

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Creative Industries in Estonia by Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel
Creative Industries in Estonia Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel

We are not discussing, defining the term anymore but we are really becoming a little bit more entrepreneurial and understanding that culture can be entrepreneurial as well.

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Positive thing about Tallinn 2011 by Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel
Positive thing about Tallinn 2011 Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel

Because this seaside area was in focus then people started to think about the public space, the concept and what it is, why do we need it and what can we do there. That was definitely positive thing.

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A.I.R. Department of Meet Factory by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
A.I.R. Department of Meet Factory Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

The networking is actually easy. But it is difficult to find a partner that would have the same departments or stand for such a multi-genre dramaturgical line as we do.

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Music Department of Meet Factory by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
Music Department of Meet Factory Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

As a music department we try do things with similar minded venues that are in the region. So that it makes sense to plan tours or recommend shows or recommend contacts and speak about finances.

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Role of digital technologies in Estonian identity by Ragnar Siil
Role of digital technologies in Estonian identity Ragnar Siil

The digital technologies are really in the heart of Estonian identity at the moment. And not only it has a changed the way we live but it also changed the way we are perceived outside.

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What is the role of culture in Estonia? by Ragnar Siil
What is the role of culture in Estonia? Ragnar Siil

I think this kind of attitude makes us bigger than we are and Estonia is very cultural country. Estonians are crazy in being involved in culture. Estonians love culture.

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What is the Skype Effect? by Ragnar Siil
What is the Skype Effect? Ragnar Siil

Estonia is a home for Skype. I do not know if you know this but at this very moment Estonia has more technological startups per capita than anywhere else in the world.

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Sources of income of Linnalabor by Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel
Sources of income of Linnalabor Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel

Because we get to be quite independent in what we do and we really get to follow our passion and bring our ideas to the organization then the money issue is always a big question.

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Networking of Linnalabor by Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel
Networking of Linnalabor Keiti Kljavin & Kadri Koppel

I think we are more into networking on local level in what we are doing. We had several networking or collaborative planning projects which dealt with building a network for local inhabitants.

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We preserve buildings by Hannes Lindemann
We preserve buildings Hannes Lindemann

The image of the city is not going to be destroyed anymore. Leipzig consists of very nice and old buildings, which are falling apart. No now the major goal is to preserve them.

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Haushalten brought new energy into the city by Hannes Lindemann
Haushalten brought new energy into the city Hannes Lindemann

Our models were like a trigger point of the process. We brought back a new energy into neighbourhoods because people saw, something is going to happen there. And then they tried to start their own things.

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Win-win model of Haushalten by Hannes Lindemann
Win-win model of Haushalten Hannes Lindemann

Our models are different from ordinary renting contracts. We are doing it in a small scale so we can really represent the interest of the both sides. We put everything together to one structure and both sides benefit from it.

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Networking of Meet Factory by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
Networking of Meet Factory Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

We can do the networking because of course we know most of the partners in our region even without the network.

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Sources of income of Meet Factory by Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova
Sources of income of Meet Factory Michal Brenner & Zuzana Jakalova

In terms of financing the Meet Factory is very happy because on one hand we are so glad to have this space for only one crown a year as a rental to the City of Prague. And the City of Prague is also the biggest funding partner that we have.

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Tallinn 2011 by Ragnar Siil
Tallinn 2011 Ragnar Siil

In the heart of the programme there were hundreds if not thousand of small things, small initiatives, small communities, small start-ups. And I think in these terms Tallinn2011 was a great success.

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