RECcORD was a 'Research/Action' project that explored and reinforced cultural centres in Europe through a 2-year process of scientific research, exchanges, and artistic documentation, followed by a conference in Aarhus in May 2017 presenting the research results.
RECcORD focused on the future of Cultural Centres in Europe in a context of globalisation and changing societies and cultures. The Project was based on an innovative and bottom-up process combining scientific research, staff exchanges and informal education.
Each participant in the actual exchange was both a research-related fieldworker collecting empiric data as a part of the overall research program, and later an active presenter of the information gathered. The overall goal was to qualify cultural centres' possible roles and the importance of socio-cultural participatory processes.
The RECcORD project was implemented in close cooperation between Kulturhusene i Danmark (KHiD), the European Network of Cultural Centres, Cultural Production Center Godsbanen (Aarhus, Denmark) and the University of Aarhus. The project was supported by Aarhus, European Capital of Culture 2017.