CEC ArtsLink in Stacion
18 March 2007, 14:00.
Fritzie Brown , Executive Director of CEC ArtsLink and Tamalyn Miller , Program Manager, ArtsLink Awards will present CEC ArtsLink programs at Stacion Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina. ArtsLink Awards provide opportunities for artists and arts managers in all disciplines from Eastern and Central Europe , Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus to participate in residencies and undertake projects in the United
CEC ArtsLink is an international arts service organization. Its programs encourage and support exchange of artists and cultural managers between the U.S. and Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus . CEC ArtsLink believes that the arts are a society's most deliberate and complex means of communication, and that artists and arts administrators can help nations overcome long
histories of reciprocal distrust, insularity and conflict.
With solid expertise and lasting partnerships in 30 countries, CEC ArtsLink promotes communication and
understanding through collaborative, innovative projects for mutual benefit. CEC was founded in 1962
to enable citizens of the U.S. and the Soviet Union to accomplish what their governments could not - opening doors, sharing ideas and building mutual trust. In today's transformed and complex world, citizen
diplomacy is still urgently needed.
Since 1993, 386 artists and arts managers from Eastern and Central Europe , Russia , Central Asia and the Caucasus have participated in ArtsLink residencies at 204 host organizations in the U.S. Fifty-eight artists and arts managers from Eastern and Central Europe, Russia , Central Asia and the Caucasus have received ArtsLink awards to undertake independent projects in the U.S. Over the past 15 years, ArtsLink has also made over $3 million available to U.S. artists and arts organizations working with colleagues in Eastern and Central Europe , Russia , Central Asia and the Caucasus . Funding is provided through A
Projects, ArtsLink Residencies and Independent
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