a place for reflection, research, rigorous production and presentation of work

significant multilayered cultural and artistic exchange

the creation of long social and professional relationships

the development of inventiveness and problem solving skills

profound experience and comprehension of the pieces created/developed

new perspectives on contemporary artistic practices

training, learning and professional development opportunities

low-priced, enticing cultural/artistic and scientific workshops

immersive and rich involvement within the local community

the development of new and dedicated audiences

interaction between the different languages and historical/educational backgrounds