Governance

The members of Trans Europe Halles meet twice a year during TEH Meetings, and decisions are made at the General Assembly of each meeting. During the Spring meeting a formal General Assembly is held, during which  final accounts are approved, a new Executive Committee is elected and the yearly budget is approved. Each member has one vote regardless of the size of the centre.

TEH’s Executive Committee is the governing and policy making body of the network. It consists of a minimum of five and a maximum of eight people, and is elected for two-year terms.

The members of the Executive Committee (2015-2017) are:

ada_wpAda Arduini, Interzona (Verona, Italy) I have a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature, and since 1998 I haved worked as a professional literary translator from English. I started working with Interzona as a volunteer in 2003, doing a bit of everything. I became secretary general and then I was director of the centre for two years (2005-2007). Today, always as a volunteer, I help out with secretarial duties and I still coordinate volunteer work and am TEH delegate for my centre. Contact: ada.arduini@gmail.com
michele_wpMichele Bee, Manifatture Knos (Lecce, Italy) When I set up Manifatture Knos with some friends and the spontaneous involvement of many people of my community, I had no idea about which direction to take. After six years of work, Manifatture Knos is still an “undecided place”, open to spontaneity and free invention. This experience nourishes my teaching of economical philosophy at University of Salento. Contact: beemichele@gmail.com
robert_wpRobert Blasko, Stanica (Zilina, Slovakia) Stanica has been part of the TEH family for several years. During that time, I led Stanica’s contribution to the project Engine Room Europe (2011-2015). TEH helped Stanica’s crew to professionally develop and to enter the international scene. Being part of TEH’s Executive Committee and contributing back to the network is my way to thank the network for its inspiration and support during the past years. Contact: robo@stanica.sk
irena_wpIrena Boljunčić, Rojc Association Alliance (Pula, Croatia) I started to work in the cultural and social sector around 2000, during my studies at the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In 2012 we funded Rojc Association Alliance. Since then, I have been working as Coordinator of the centre. With my colleagues I work on strategic planing for the centre development, implementation of social innovation, programming, international collaborations, etc. Contact: surojc@pula.org
auro_wpAuro Foxcroft, Village Underground (London, UK) I set up and developed Village Underground into a successful mid size independent cultural centre. I also work on cultural projects with other arts organisations and undertake some consultancy, organisational support and mentoring roles, as well as speaking quite often at conferences and events, often on models for cultural centres and arts organisations.
Contact: auro@villageunderground.co.uk
kristian_wpKristian Krog, The New Malt Factory (Ebeltoft, Denmark) Since 2013, I am Managing and Programme Director of the cultural and creative centre “The New Malt Factory” in Ebeltoft, Denmark. I am responsible for the coordination of the renovation and development process of this factory into a cultural centre to serve the town and the whole region. I am 35 years old, married to Mette and father to 3 kids. I studied a masters degree in Music Science and History of Art at the University of Aarhus. Contact: kk@nymalt.dk
gerard_wpGerard Lohuis, P60 (Amstelveen, The Netherlands) In 2000 I founded P60, which opened doors its in 2001. As Managing Director of the centre, I am mostly in charge of finance, policy and projects (festivals/EVS). I have great support from my 12-person team and 60 volunteers. I come from an educational background (teaching). I am in the board of some cultural organizations. I have a special interest in visual arts. P60 is a TEH Member since 2003. Contact: gerard@p60.nl
elli_wpElli Papakonstantinou, Vyrsodepseio (Athens, Greece) I am the founder & artistic director of Art Centre Vyrsodepseio and artistic director of theatre company ODC Ensemble. I am an artist and theatre director. I studied at the Greek National School of Arts, moved in the UK in order to continue my studies on directing (credited an MA at the Royal Holloway, University of London) and I’ve spent many years in London working at The Royal Court, The Edinburgh Festival and the West End.
Contact: papelli2001@yahoo.gr
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