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THE FUNDING AND NETWORK PROJECT OF THE MIGROS CULTURE PERCENTAGE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

m2act supports cultural co-creation, promotes accessible knowledge transfer, is dedicated to fair practice and encourages sustainable structures within the performing arts.

m2act supports co-creative projects that contribute to fair and sustainable practices. The annual m2act Campus offers a platform for those engaged in the cultural sector and other specialists to exchange ideas. The focus of this multi-day event is on working together to create and try out forward-thinking ideas and approaches for the performing arts. Knowledge, insights and practical tips gathered at the events and throughout the projects that have received funding are available to all interested parties in a digital toolbox.

Toolbox

The m2act toolbox offers practical tips and solutions developed through the co-creative projects, which can be used to meet old and new challenges in the performing arts. Findings and insights from the events and projects that have received funding are continually added to the toolbox. These tools are available for unrestricted use and further development.

Events

Cultural co-creation, accessible knowledge transfer, fair practice and sustainable structures – all upcoming events run by m2act, our partners and projects receiving funding at a glance:

  • 05. — 25.04.21
    Basel

    ROUGH LOVE. ERZÄHLEN MIT TAUBEN

    Four pigeons and two humans work and live together at Theater Basel: The Alte Billetkasse becomes their place of residence and work. Details

  • 21. — 24.04.21
    online

    HOME MADE CLIMATE CONFERENCE – APRIL SHARINGS

    A weather report from a kitchen table, a walk through the disaster zone on your own doorstep and a workshop for pupils. GASTSTUBE° & Martin Gantenbein share processes from their work with the audience in three online events. Details

  • 24.04.2021
    Zürich

    FAIRSPEC#4 – INTERNAL PRODUCTION PROCESSES

    The fourth of the five FAIRSPEC events is taking place at Gessnerallee. Which information do we use to start our collaboration? What arrangements do we make before starting rehearsals? How do we work transparently and sustainably? FAIRSPEC sheds light on how production processes are designed. Details

  • 15.05.2021
    Zürich

    FAIRSPEC#5 – FUNDING / FINANCING

    The last of the five FAIRSPEC events in the 2020/21 cycle will take place at Kulturhaus Helferei. The event will focus on fairness and ensuring an equal footing – not only when it comes to money, but also with regard to transparency, accountability and appreciation in funding and financing structures. Details

  • 26/06/2021
    Zürich

    FAIRSPEC CONFERENCE

    The – preliminary – closure of the FAIRSPEC process is set to take place at Kulturmarkt. FAIRSPEC brings together the compiled visions, objectives and necessary measures in the form of ethical guidelines for the independent scene. What are the next steps for FAIRSPEC? Details

  • 23.09 – 25.09.2021
    Zürich

    Save the Date

    Campus: m2act@Gessnerallee

    In partnership with Gessnerallee Zürich, m2act is hosting co-creative workshops, artistic performances, and opportunities to share knowledge and network. The event will be held from 23 to 25 September 2021. Further details will be available in 2021.

Projects

m2act supports co-creative projects that contribute to fair and sustainable practices in the performing arts – from small experimental set-ups to large projects with audiences. Projects currently receiving funding at a glance:

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The Migros Culture Percentage is a voluntary initiative, which is embedded within the Migros company’s articles of incorporation. The initiative underscores the company’s commitment to social responsibility. The company is committed to providing the public broad access to culture and education, to facilitating social interaction and enabling people to participate in social, economic and cultural change. The main cornerstones of the initiative are related to the fields of culture, society, education, leisure and the economy.

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