The overall project “Import Export”
is realized by Werkleitz
Gesellschaft e.V. Partner orgaization and location for the Berlin
Chapter is the House
of World Cultures in Berlin.
Gesellschaft was founded in 1993 as non-profit association
and runs the Centre for Art and Visual Media in Saxony-Anhalt in
Halle/Saale. The Centre has a media office and a media lab, gives
to national and international artists and organises workshops and
events. Through the Werkleitz Biennale - the biggest international
for media art in the New Member States - the Centre's reputation
spread well beyond Saxony-Anhalt.
The House of World Cultures is a leading centre
for the contemporary arts and a venue for projects breaking through
artistic boundaries. It has set itself the task of presenting cultures
from outside Europe through their fine arts, theatre, music, literature,
film and the media and engaging them in a public discourse with
European cultures. It gives priority to projects that explore the
possibilities of both intercultural co-operation and its presentation.
Curators of the Berlin Chapter are Merle Kroeger und Dorothee