We were recently in Colombia in order to follow process on the comic strip project we initiated with the Embassy of Colombia in Belgium. It was a very rich, important and rewarding experience; we followed workshops and we met with current partners and potential new partners. Click here to read an article in Spanish the […]
Finally we share this video from Bubble Hub/ Forum Charleroi Creative end 2017. ifa laboratory gave a workshop and conference “The artist and his/her competences as source for creativity & innovation in the company” (Bartholomeus Henri Van de Valde, orchestra director/ expert in change management, Sebastien Meert, entrepreneur and coach specialised in commercial strategy/ sale […]
There were good discussions in Berlin last week at “The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy”. Except from a vast presence from government administration representatives there were also my colleagues from the think tank European Cultural Parliament. They presented various angles and thoughts; cultural diplomacy as policy instrument, value based actions & projects, the role of […]
Is there a special opportunity to develop thinking, awareness and recommendations around cultural diplomacy in Brussels? Possibly so, with so many embassies and foreign representations present and a vast local and regional cultural arena. I attended yesterday Culture Meet Ups session that raised questions on showcasing and cultural diplomacy (pro’s and con’s, distinguishing the two, […]
ifa laboratory’s third neighbourhood dialogue project on research stage What do you get if you mix a politician, a social worker, a researcher, and an artist? One answer is a contextual artist, or a social practice artist. Jon Rubin was trained in fine arts and he started his career as a painter. Today, and since […]
“Creativity at the heart of businesses, a key to success?” ifa laboratory presented a session at the European Business Summit in Brussels on 23 May A panel discussing creativity in business was created. The question was “Can creativity, if placed at the heart of projects and companies result in innovation with the potential for longer […]
Collecte de T-shirts pour une installation artistique ! Date limite pour les dons de t-shirts et chemises à manches courtes : 4 Avril 2018 Donnez une nouvelle vie à vos vieux t-shirts en contribuant à une installation artistique – aidez-nous à donner de la couleur à l’ascenseur des Marolles ! Nous récoltons toute sorte de […]
“Une journée très inspirante et un thème passionnant !” On 6 November ifa laboratory (Bartholomeus Henri Van de Valde, orchestra director/ expert in change management, Sebastien Meert, entrepreneur and coach specialised in commercial strategy/ sale team development and Johanna Suo, director ifa laboratory) organised a conference on behalf of Bubble Hub/ Forum Charleroi Creative/ IGretec.
ifa laboratory is a new member of the European Creative Business Network! This is good news as we believe it will make us prosper and grow. We also look forward to contribute; to exchange about the crucial role the creative industries play in other sectors and see how we can increase the cooperation with other sectors. […]
On 6 November ifa laboratory presents an exciting program at the Bubble Hub in the context of Creative Forum Charleroi: “The artist as a source of creativity and innovation in the company”.