Ella Overkleeft is concept developer, curator and consultant. Through various arts and culture projects she stimulates social innovation within urban and rural environments. She is the co-founder of The Night Mayor Foundation in Amsterdam and she is the Senior Project Manager at Trans Europe Halles in Sweden, where she focuses on empowering independent cultural spaces all over Europe. Ella is as much an activist as a spiritualist, and with a set of strong beliefs and an holistic approach, she aims to push things forward by stimulating human interaction and connection. Besides her work at TEH she is setting up an agency for non-urban creative spaces: Rural Radicals.