Besides the three main project partners (Pays d’Astrée/France,
Weimar/Germany and Tegea/Greece), a number of associated partners is involved.
Furthermore, during its implementation the Arcadia project has established more and more
interesting contacts. Thus, the Arcadia Network will grow and sustain also
after the official end of the project (July 2007).
FOUNDATION ADORACIA, Sofia (BG)
The Foundation ADORACIA was established in 2004 to support the
restoration of the Bulgarian culture heritage, additionally and independent
from the state structures. In the near future, ADORACIA will also organise an
artist plein-air in Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. This
plein-air will connect the “search of Arcadia”
with the traditional Bulgarian icon painting.
Park ARCADIAnear Warsaw(PL)
It is intended to present the Arcadiaexhibition also in the Polish Park ARKADIA near Warsaw. The park was also established under
the influence of the Arcadian myth, today it belongs to the PolishNationalMuseum. However, the
history of the park is few known and not yet investigated. That’s why the
co-operation with the Arcadia Network is such important for the Polish ARCADIA.
KadriorgPark Tallin (EST)
The KadriorgPark was established by
the Russian Tzar Peter I. Today, it is one of the main tourist attractions in Estonia. It is
planned to host the Arcadian exhibition to promote the Arcadian topic also in Estonia.
ACC Galerie Weimar (DE)
The ACC Gallery is situated in the very heart of Weimar. About 6 to 8 changing exhibitions per
year as well as numerous cultural events and the ACC Café attract thousands of
visitors (see www.acc-weimar.de).
In the framework of the Arcadia project
the ACC Gallery performed a special project of the Berlin artist Peter Kees who established a
temporary “Arcadian Embassy” (see www.embassy-of-arcadia.de).
Furthermore, the ACC took care of the artist plein-air in Ossmannstedt in June
KULTUR-Landschaft Haldensleben-Hundisburg e.V. (DE)
The castle of Hundisburg was first
documented in 1140. Since the 16th century the castle was converted
into a Renaissance palace. The ensemble is completed by a landscape park created
during the 19th century (see www.schloss-hundisburg.de)
From 2005 to 2007, three conferences
covered the topic of Arcadia,
partially linked to the CULTURE 2000 project.
University of Patras (GR)
University of Patras, Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics