Women Equal Share Presence in the Arts and Creative Industries (Wom@rts)

Hay Festival of Literature and Arts

Cooperation Projects

Wales

2017

Total project grant (euros)

1,566.890.33

Programme

Creative Europe

Sub-programme

Culture

Call number

EACEA 45/2016

Project date

1 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2021

Number of partners in project

10

Lead organisation

Auditorio de Galicia, Spain

Partners

Umetnostna Galerija Maribor, Slovenia

Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, UK

Akademija Primijenjenih Umjetnosti Sveucilista u Rijeci, Croatia

Grand Angouleme, France

Women in Film & Television Finland ry, Finland

Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir, France

Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

Fundacion Municipal de Cultura de Aviles, Spain

Viesoji Istaiga Vilniaus Rotuse, Lithuania

Wom@rts aims to highlight the contribution of women to European cultural heritage and diversity, and to tackle gender inequality by supporting women's presence from a cross-sector perspective, promoting a wide range of mobility actions, knowledge, tools, training activities and events.

The project includes a particular focus on the marketing and entrepreneurial capacity of female creatives, in particular taking into account the opportunities derived from a better use of the NTICs towards their marketing and internationalisation.

The activities proposed by the project are distributed as per the following work packages:

  • WP1: Wom@rts Knowledge, Public Awareness, Charter & Promotion.
      • Diagnosis & Strategy
      • Creation of a Group of Wom@rts Ambassadors
      • “Meet the Masters” events (27 Masterclasses / 27 Conferences throughout Europe)
      • Creation of an e-Platform to facilitate the identification, promotion and internationalisation of female artists
      • Development, Signature and Promotion of Wom@rt Charter
  • WP2: The 2nd Sex - Creation of a cross-sectorial roaming exhibition (inspired by Simone de Beauvoir’s famous book, on the 70th Anniversary of its first edition)
      • Artistic residence 1: Comics & Illustrations
      • Artistic residence 2: Printmaking
      • Artistic projects & residence 3: Lens-based digital media
      • Roaming of the exhibition 
  • WP3: Capacity Building
      • Training Course 1: Motivation, Self-employment and creation of micro- company challenges
      • Training Course 2: Internationalisation & Marketing yourself, especially  through an adequate use of ICTD
  • WP4: Participation of women in Festivals and Special Events
      • Participation to Hay Festivals of Literature & the Arts in Europe and Latin America
      • ¡Cantactrices! Series of Concerts and Meetings with singer-actresses
      • Hay Festival Rijeka 2020 –1st European Young Female Writers Meeting+Management & Communication WP

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