Performing Arts Center Multimedia, Macedonia (EN)

 

Initiated in 1998 as part of Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia, independent since 2000, being the first independent organisation in Macedonia, registered as an Institution in the field of culture. It is for 12 year now, located in the city of Skopje, and operates locally, regionally and internationally. Changes in front of the organisation through multiple strategies are leading toward the development of comprehensive, community-integrated organisation.

 

THE VISION

PAC Multimedia vision is to become a center of excellence, in the community well integrated and internationally widely recognized as such, an initiating force in creating and developing new standards of living in a wider cultural and social context in Macedonia and in the region (Balkan).

 

THE MISSION

PAC Multimedia focuses on the values that society is gaining through arts and culture, thus performing in practice the values of a democratic society. PAC Multimedia is engaged in performing higher professional standards in transfer of knowledge and experience, bringing together innovative art, public debate, research, education, lifelong learning and socially engaged work.

 

 PROGRAMMES (period 2008-2012)

· CULTURAL POLICY AND RESEARCH

· ART AND COMMUNITY

· ART AND GENDER

 

TARGET GROUPS

· Cultural institutions and policy makers;

· Intellectuals, academics and researchers;

· Professional artists and art operators;

· Sub cultural groups;

· Socially marginalised groups.

 

WHAT WE DO?

PAC Multimedia works on several thematic areas that promotes strategic approach toward cultural policy and development and facilitates citizens’ participation in policy making and decision-making activities.

PAC Multimedia team engages in identifying and developing instruments in the area of culture that lead to a systematic cultural development of the municipalities.

PAC Multimedia carries out researches on cultural needs, policy problems and engages in evidence-based policy making, seeking policy solutions.

PAC Multimedia provides educational activities, trainings, workshops and seminars in participative policies making, strategic planning, evaluation and monitoring, fundraising.

PAC Multimedia involves in capacity building of diverse stakeholders so to influence more over participative policy creation processes at local and national level.

PAC Multimedia engages in social inclusion of the youth developing programmes based on their strengths and uses alternative art-based educational practices to initiate social change.

PAC Multimedia supports knowledge management and transfer into evidence based projects.

Overall, PAC Multimedia nurtures visible critical approach toward society processes.

 

MANAGERIAL STRUCTURE:

1. Executive Director
2. Programme coordinator
3. Programme assistant
4. Project managers

              5. Account manager

              6. Web administrator

7. Volunteers

 

During the existence, PAC Multimedia has successfully organised more than 100 workshops, trainings, summer schools, open public debates, festivals, concerts, short films, presentations, exchange programs, where more than 40.000 participants from Macedonia and from the region took part. PAC Multimedia has a great number of collaborators and co-workers, developing in the same time the collaboration with volunteers. PAC Multimedia co-operates with many institutions and independent groups and is open for all kind of initiatives and ideas that come from outside, but are tuned with the organisational strategy.

 

МAIN DONORS (2010-2011)

  • Swiss Cultural Programme for the Western Balkan;
  • European Cultural Foundation;
  • Center for Institutional Development – CIRa through the funds of the Swiss Development Agency in Macedonia
  • Private companies sponsorships;
  • Municipalities in the Republic of Macedonia.

 

 

CONTACT

Performing Arts Center MULTIMEDIA

DTC Mavrovka Lamela C 1/1

1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Telephone/ fax: +389 2 3111570

www.multimedia.org.mk | info@multimedia.org.mk

 
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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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