STATION Service for contemporary dance
co-founder and programm coordinator 2012 - 2006.
STATION is a bottom-up initiative of the contemporary dance and performing arts community in Serbia, established in 2005. It has been working towards making that community strengthened, structured, and recognized by cultural policy makers, state institutions, cultural operators, educational policy makers, Balkan and European partners and funding bodies, as well as by broader audience.
One of the ultimate goals of STATION is to provide reasonable and professional working conditions to all active parties on the art scene in Serbia and the Balkan Region through programmes for education, professional development, production, promotion, advocacy and cultural policy. Because of that wide range of activities, Station has an extensive network of national and international partners.
Station has been initiator and/or partner of numerous European and international projects: Life Long Burning (2013-2017) European project for contemporary dance development, supported by EU program Culture 2013-2017, Jardin d'Europe
(2008-2013), European project for contemporary dance development, supported by EU program Culture 2007-2013; NOMAD Dance Academy, regional platform for contemporary dance and performance development (since 2007), supported by Swiss Cultural Programme in Western Balkans, EU program Culture 2007-2013, European Cultural Foundation, Goethe Institute; apap, advanced performing arts project (2012-2013), supported by EU program Culture 2007-2013; Special Issue (2012), supported by EU program Culture 2007-2013; STAY IN MOTION, Strengthening contemporary dance scene in Serbia (2008), supported by MATRA programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and so on.
STATION is a co-founder and member of Nomad Dance Academy, regional platform for development of contemporary performing arts with strong emphasis on education and self-education – www.nomaddanceacademy.org
STATION is also a co-founder of druga scena (other scene), local platform of independent arts and culture active in Belgrade since 2006, and Association of Independant Cultural Scene of Serbia since 2011 www.nezavisnakultura.net