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Following you find a selection of links to websites on art, culture and society worldwide with the emphasis on Africa, Asia and Latin America.

This list does not claim to be complete. So please send us your link suggestions, comments and hints on not working links.


visual arts

documenta 11
important exhibition of international contemporary art in Kassel

Electronic Flux Corporation (e-flux)
New York-based company dedicated to world wide distribution of information for contemporary visual arts institutions via the Internet

Institute of New International Visual Arts
an innovative contemporary visual arts institute with a special interest in new technologies

performing arts

Europe's leading dance journal

Global Dance Düsseldorf
festival for contemporary dance in a global perspective

Internationales Tanzfest Berlin
international dance festival, presented by Hebbel-Theater and TanzWerkstatt, Berlin

Theatre Works
an internationally active performance group that redefines traditional performance activities by juxtaposing diverse cultures

The WWW Virtual Library Theater & Drama
pointers to resources on theatre and drama in more than 50 countries around the world

African Writers Series
literature from Africa published by Heinemann Educational Publishers

Das Internationale Literaturfestival Berlin
festival for international contemporary prose and lyric poetry

literaturWERKstatt Berlin
organiser of events and online-projects on current developments within international literature

Peter Hammer Verlag
publishing house for literature from Africa and Latin Amerika

Centre pour l’image contemporaine - The Centre for Contemporary Images
centre for art and new technologies: photography, video, computer, cinema, multimedia and the web

Festival Ars Electronica Linz
festival for art, technology and society emphasizing electronic art and media theory

ISEA: Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts
international non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the electronic arts
webportal for digital cultures linking media arts, science and technology

Africa Iwalewa
German languaged world music journal

website devoted to the musical cultures of Africa and the African diaspora

magazine for modern and traditional music with roots from around the globe

extensive webzine for World Music

NTAMA - Journal of African Music and Popular Culture
journal of the African Music Archive (AMA) at University Mainz

WOMEX (WOrldwide Music EXpo)
international World Music Fair online

World Music Charts Europe
European Top Ten of World Music

The World Music Institute
non-profit-organization for research, documentation and presentation of traditional and contemporary music of the world

World Music Portal
information portal on traditional and contemporary folk/roots music from all over the world

Akademie Schloss Solitude
scholarship programmes for international artists of all genres

Arts International
webplatform supporting a global exchange of art and artists with projects and publications in order to convey the richness and diversity of the world's cultures to a broad public

Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD
scholarship programme of the DAAD for foreign artists

The Media Centre of the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
centre for documentary research into contemporary art worldwide

Res Artis - International Association of Residential Arts Centres
international network of residential arts centres which support artists

Universes in Universe
information and communication system on visual arts of Africa, Asia and the Americas

Culture and Society


The Africa Centre
London-based platform for African art and culture

website of the journal "Africultures"

the largest African news portal

African search engine


A detailed overview on Visual Arts in Asia

Asia Europe Foundation
institution for the promotion of intellectual, cultural and people-to-people exchanges between Asia and Europe

Every other year the festival takes a closer look at the countries located in this region.

Asia Source
online resource on the cultural, economic, social, historical, and political dimensions of Asia

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
organisation for the scholarly exchange on East, South and South-East Asia

International Institute for Asian Studies
Humanities and Social Sciences

Latin America

Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut / Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin
centre of interdisciplinary scientific and cultural exchange focused on Latin America, Spain, and Portugal

extensive information system on Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal

search engine and web directory for Latin America

link catalogue of radio/tv stations, newspapers and journals

Amnesty International
information on ai, the independent international movement for the worldwide defense of human rights

The Corps
web platform providing information on the Corps Diplomatique in Berlin and promoting contacts between the embassies and the public

Deutsche Kultur International
web platform of German governmental departments, intermediary organisations, and foundations active in foreign cultural work, such as Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes, the German Academic Exchange Service etc., with extensive information on the international academic and cultural exchange, on German language and culture at home and abroad

European Research Center on Migration & Ethnic Relations

The Internet SOCiety (ISOC)
the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards

information on indigenous people around the globe

website of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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