Development of art projects in the Arctic

How can art councils and culture agencies contribute to policymaking, development of projects and funding? Arts councils and culture agencies play a signi cant role in funding culture projects. The purpose of the workshop is to see what does the arts councils and culture agencies do in the Arctic region and which possibilities are there. Is there a greater picture? What do the arts councils and culture agencies promote circumpolar cultural cooperation in the Arctic?

Moderator: Kristin Danielsen
Director General, Arts Council Norway (NO)
Staffan Forsell
Director General, Swedish Art Council (SE)
Steven Loft
Director, Canada Council for the Arts (CA)
Ragnheidur H. Þórarinsdóttir
Head of Division, Ministry of Science, Education and Science Iceland (IS)
Esa Rantonen
Head of Arts Support, Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) (FI)
Eva Maria Hakola
Head of Development, Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) (FI)