Subtopia is an active partner in international circus networks. FACE is an international network of arts organisations that supports contemporary cross-disciplinary art forms, Circostrada is an European network for information and exchange and Nordic Baltic Circus Network is a development program for Nordic circus. Read more about them below.
Fresh Arts Coalition Europe (FACE) is an international network of arts organisations that supports contemporary cross-disciplinary art forms and facilitates international collaboration. It covers fresh and ground-breaking practices such as live art, immersive or participatory projects, site-specific arts, contemporary circus, and physical and visual theatre.
Circostrada is a European information and exchange network for circus and street performance with the aim of promoting the development and organisation of these arts in Europe. The network is made up of fifty members, all of which are venues, festivals or industry organisations from across Europe. The network meets two times per year. Subtopia has been a member since 2008 and has actively been involved in the network’s activities and workshops.
Circostrada carries out projects like organising international further education meetings for the circus community and for the Arts Councils of different countries. They also carry out projects like joining forces to support various development initiatives and conferences, work with integrating circus activities in the European Culture Cities programming and publish the magazine Stradda.
The Nordic Baltic Circus Network (NNCN) is a network for Nordic and Baltic contemporary circus with the aim of bringing together Nordic and Baltic organisations within the field in common development projects and training. Partners in the network is organisations from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. Doing 2015 and 2016 the network will conduct a number of seminars and workshops.