ARThinkSouthAsia (ATSA) is a management, policy and research programme in the arts and cultural sector.
Initiated in 2010 by the Goethe-Institut in India, supported by the British Council since 2013 and the Piramal Art Foundation since 2014, the programme is dedicated to founding and supporting a cadre of arts managers committed to the cause of capacity building in the South Asian region.
About ATSA Fellowship Program 2018-19
The ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the cultural sector of South Asia. We believe that by supporting exceptional individuals to make a step‐change in their skills and career potential, we can bring substantial benefit to the cultural field as a whole.
15 Fellows will be selected from across South Asia.
The Fellowship includes:
- A two‐week residential course in India in May 2018: This includes intensive modules in Strategic Planning, Cultural Policy, Marketing and Communications, Fundraising, HR, and Finance. These modules will be led by a mix of Indian and international professional trainers and academics, and will be supplemented by expert guest lectures. Participation in the residential programme is mandatory.
- A 30-day secondment with a cultural institution in Germany/UK/South Asia over the year 2018-19.
- A concluding seminar in May 2019. (to be confirmed)
- The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation.