Marija Čečen

Marija Cecen is managing Fund B92, a foundation established by media house B92, as its Director. Since she started working for RTV B92 15 years ago, Marija Cecen managed projects mostly dealing with topics related to war crimes, violations of human rights in wars of former Yugoslavia, post-war effects on society in Serbia, etc. Through

Ana Stojković

Ana Stojkovic, holds MA in Spanish Literature and has worked in field of art and culture for six years. She worked as project assistant at Cultural Centre of Belgrade during 2012 and 2013. Some of the projects were October Salon, One Poet’s Festival, Photo Fair, Pop-up bookstore, many film festivals (Nordisk Panorama, Spanish Meter, Chinese

Željko Bašković

Programme coordinator,  tehnical and utility manager for Pogon Jedinstvo venue. From 2003 works in production and management in culture; for ten years as a lighting and sound technician and designer, and for seven years as a programme and technical equipment organizer and coordinator at art events. He worked on numerous, i.e. over 700, successfully implemented

María Salazar

Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Public University of the Basque Country she has been developing my activity as a cultural producer in the Basque context since 2006. She learned the art of production during her journey in the contemporary art production and publishing company Consonni where she worked as a project coordinator between 2007

Helga Massetani

Founder of BITAMINE FAKTORIA, a trans-border cultural production and creation factory in Irun, where she is currently content manager and internationalization programs designer, focused on the projection of artistic exchange and networking with local and international partners. She has formalized several international cooperation networks such as Mugakide (cross-border network with Nekatoenea, Hendaia), the Artists mobility

Miren de Miguel

Degree in Journalism and Lyrical Singing, she develops her role as a soprano and author in projects with a marked gender perspective. After a long period in Italy dedicated to the lyric and completing her studies on contemporary theater, she decided to return to Bilbao to create shows and performances where her facet as an

Mieke Renders

Managing Director of Trans Europe Halles SESSION 24 Opening Conference

Aimar & Cia Circo Teatro

Aimar & Cia is a company formed by Diego Aimar (La Pampa, Argentina) and Isabel Jiménez (Seville, Spain); settled in the Basque Country. They try to create experiences attractive to our audiences but that at the same time challenging in some ways. Diego AimarSelfmade artist from La Pampa (Argentina) with more than 14 years of

Ksenija Đurović

Producer in the field of contemporary art with a focus on the independent scene and self-organisation models in visual and performing arts. Ksenija holds a BA in Theatre Production and Arts Management from the University of Arts in Belgrade. She is involved in contemporary dance and choreography as a project coordinator in Station Service for

Gabriella Riccio

Artist, activist and researcher with a multidisciplinary background in dance as well as in political studies and international cooperation. She has a recognized profile as author-choreographer within caosmos | cie gabriellariccio, as well as being actively working as cultural operator since 2000. Interested in the movement of the commons and selfgoverned cultural spaces, she is resident choreographer and active member of L’Asilo,

Danijela Poropat

Master of economics, Counselor for Transactional Analyses. Manager in Rojc Alliance, director of Stanica Rojc SE,  president of cultural organization The Town Workshop in Pula.  She has been working in independent cultural sector for more then 25 years with expertise in project management, community development, social entrepreneurship and networking. She co-created learning platforms for social entrepreneurship

Robert Alcock

Writer, eco-designer and self-builder. In 2003 he co-founded with Almudena Garrido the Forum for a Sustainable Zorrozaurre, and is author of a book about Zorrozaurre, The Island that Never Was (2014). He holds a PhD in Marine Ecology. session 25 Participation in urban planification

Salvador Rueda

Graduate in Biological Sciences and in Psychology, and licensed in Environmental Engineering and in Energy Management. He is Director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona, ​​since its foundation in June 2000. He has been in charge of planification areas in Departments of the Generalitat of Catalonia and in the City Councils of Barcelona and

Kristian Krog

As a natural cultural worker, being a part of something and contributing to the cultural and artistical scene is in Kristian Krogs DNA. As a founding partner and now the Managing and Programme Director of the cultural & creative centre “The Malt Factory” in Denmark, the daily job of Kristian variates from talking to stakeholders

Sonja Soldo

Sonja Soldo is a cultural manager and impresario, based in Zagreb, Croatia. As a member of BLOK she co-curated five editions of  UrbanFestival, an international festival of art in public space , coordinated different collaborative projects  and campaigns of local independent cultural scene that dealt with citizens’ participation in urban development, transformation of the cultural system and

Gerard Lohuis

Gerard Lohuis (NL) is managing director of P60 and became president of the Executive Committee of TEH in May 2017. Since 2004, he is the representative of P60 to TEH’s meetings. SESSIONs 24 26 Opening Conference General Assembly

DJ Mimoloco

Mimoloco is undoubtedly a classic of the stages and booths of Bilbao, and at his almost 40, he has been playing for half his lifetime. His playlists never lack of deep and disturbing basses, breaks and catchy melodies. SESSION 26 TEH Party Night

Irena Buljunjcic Grocin

Irena is a cultural professional and activist. Since 2013, she is the coordinator of Rojc Association’s Alliance at the Community Centre, Rojc, Pula(Croatia).

Ziortza Etxabe

Used to participate in projects that promote the growth and consolidation of the local social, political and business fabric, it is committed to promoting collaboration and open spaces for reflection, analysis and discussion. Ziortza Etxabe defines herself as a restless, creative, multidisciplinary and multifaceted, communicative person, interested in generating lines of action that lead to

Begoña Guzmán

Culture consultant with more than ten years of experience in cultural and social projects management. She has researched industrial heritage and its potential uses, and worked as a cultural manager in a private archive, World Heritage consultant and as a focal point of culture for development in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Basque Country.

Priscilla Romero

Associate Professor at the National University, Printmaking and Drawing department of The School of Art and Visual Communication of Costa Rica.

Víctor Solanas Díaz

Solanas-Díaz has received scholarships from institutions such as la Casa de Velázquez (Madrid), BilbaoArte Foundation and the University of Salamanca.

Ruth Mayoral

ZAWP cofounder and manager. Sociologist and postgraduate in Youth Studies, Research, Policies and Profiles. PhD researcher in Basque Country University. Involved in diverse projects in national, european and international level, and several times invited lecturer at national and latin-american universities and public and privated organizations. session 24 26 Opening Conference Creadis 3: from creative spaces

Arantza Acha

She holds a degree on Biology by the University of the Basque Country and a MsC.

Luca Kövécs

Cultural Manager and Mediator based in Budapest, Hungary. Working as project manager, programmer, coordinator, responsible for international relations and also as mentor/facilitator in both visual and performing arts. Starting her carrier in Trafó House of Contemporary House, continuing as freelancer, being involved in several theater and dance, site specific, outdoor festivals. Working as a multifaceted

Gravity Jazz

Gravity Jazz Project is formed by five artists with different backgrounds and ways of understanding jazz. Diego Rodriguez – guitarPier Stefano – drumsNacho Fombuena – double bassMiguel Arribas – SaxosJoan Gonga – trumpet evening programme 25 Gravity Jazz Project


Irantzu LekueDegree in Fine Arts from the UPV / EHU.Postgraduate in photography at the Photoespaña Master’s degree: Engineering and artistic projects at the European University of Madrid and cinema, with International Official Degree in Production of Creative Media, at the School of Communication, Image and Sound (CEV) of Madrid and in the University of Essex

Andoni Iturbe

Culture Director of Regional Government of Vizcaya WORK SESSION 24 Opening Conference

Cristina Ortega Nuere

Cristina Ortega Nuere is scientific director of the project ENCATC. She works as the Chief Scientific and Operating Officer of the World Leisure Organization since January 2016. She combines her principal professional activity with teaching at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and as an invited professor in different universities such as the New York University,

Curro Bermejo

Professional guitarist with 20 years of career. He has worked in numerous shows , in the caves of Sacramonte, among others, accompanying the dance. He currently teaches guitar in Bilbao and accompanies numerous artists. evening programme 24 Flamenco por derecho

Monica Nuñez

Flamenco vocalist and pedagogue with a master’s degree in music therapy. She is a flamenco singer since she was little. She has performed in recognized tablaos of Madrid. Currently she accompanies the dance with her voice in flamenco shows and develops therapeutic workshops through flamenco in Bilbao. evening programme 24 Flamenco por derecho

Eli Belmonte

Choreographer, dancer and flamenco teacher. She dances since she was 4. She has danced in numerous tablaos in the caves of Sacramonte, Granada, and between 2003 and 2007 she was official dancer of the group Ojos de Brujo. Currently, she is the artistic consultant of the flamenco programming of Haceria and teaches and dances in

Sabin Goitia Goienetxea

Holder of a degree in Industrial Engineering, he worked for several years in industrial companies and then moved to public sector.

Marina Aparicio Álvarez

She works for the Basque Government’s Department of Culture and Language Policy and Etxepare Basque Institute in CREADIS3 project, INTERREG Europe Programme.

Barbara Lubich

Sociologist, historian and filmmaker, artististic director of performative and participatory projects, board of association Zentralwerk Dresden.


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Maria Trunk

Specialised journalist in the area of urban transformation, expertise for universities, administrations and cultural operators.

Zeynep Okyay

She works on administrative, communicative and financial follow-up of the artistic projects; networking of cultural actors and organisations; mediation of intercultural and intergenerational conflicts at the local level.

Ayşegül Sönmez

Born in İstanbul, she is ex-President of AICA Turkey. She has several books as an editor and is founder of sanatatak.com and Sanatatak Publishing.

Itziar Rubio

International consultant with experience in the teaching, design, management and evaluation of projects of social innovation through art, creativity and collaborative cultural entrepreneurship.

Marta Jonville

Artist, curator and activist. She is one of the creative members of LUNIK and Fabrique Pola (Bordeaux).

Francesco Campagnari

Researcher, planner and activist. He is member of the Board of Directors of Associazione Interzona since 2017, and he is active in the organization since 2010.

Almudena Garrido

She is involved in research and education in the area of Urban Sustainability and Governance for the last 8 years.

Chris Keulemans

Chris Keulemans is a traveling writer and moderator. He founded and managed 3 arts centres in Amsterdam.