PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS AND PROJECT SUPPORT
FACULTY OF ICELANDIC AND COMPARATIVE CULTURAL STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND
The Centre for Research in the Humanities provides a common forum for research and research-related activities within the School of Humanities. The Centre was founded in 1998 as an effort to strengthen the institutional framework for research, coordinate the activities of the different research institutes active within the School, and facilitate research collaboration with scholars and institutes at other universities.
Supported by a grant from Iceland,
Liechtenstein and Norway
The Agosto Foundation functions as a platform and exchange forum for people interested in contemporary culture while a diverse programme of exhibitions, screenings, residencies, concerts, talks, workshops and other presentations form its general structure of public service.
The Agosto Foundation has contributed to the realization of the Interruptor project.
FACULTY OF FINE ART
BRNO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
The project promoter is the Faculty of Fine Arts, established in 1993 as a constituent part of the Brno University of Technology. The structure of
the school, offering all three levels of university education in the fields of arts and design studies. The fifteen studios of the FFA BUT cover an entire spectrum of traditional disciplines of arts, various fields of design, but also respond to contemporary art and its conceptual, new media or performative manifestations.The FFA BUT also supports the creative activities of its students by organising internal grant competitions. The FFA BUT continuously extends the circle of its
partner institutions where students can realize their educational sojourns during their studies.
CENTER OF ELECTRONIC AND DIGITAL ART IN ICELAND
With the establishment of the Vasulka Chamber, the National Gallery of Iceland directs its attention to the preservation of video and multimedia art, which has been a neglected area thus far. As a leading museum in visual art, the National Gallery plays a critical role in the preservation of Icelandic visual art. This is no less true of video and multimedia art than it is of art that is created with more conventional techniques. Vasulka Chamber is a collaboration with Steina and Woody Vasulka and they have donated a large part of their digital archive.