Interdisciplinary individual exam
Aarhus now has a new exciting cultural production center located in the old Freight yard, which has been transformed into a cultural production center for performing arts, visual arts and literature. The official opening took place on March 30th 2012. The name of the new art production center is GODSBANEN. A brochure about GODSBANEN is located in appendix (1). The purpose of the production center is to create a place where the production of art is the main focus. The idea is that GODSBANEN is a place where all actors within as well as in borderline of the various performing arts, visual arts and literature get the best possible conditions for creating and developing their arts. The premises and facilities are available for performers at all levels. The art production center GODSBANEN will also serve as a meeting place for people with different approaches to the concept of culture. Although culture is at the core of the center both the business and educational sector will be active participants of the center. Therefore, GODSBANEN will largely be a transverse venue. Private companies will also be able to make use of the production center as well as the cultural skills which are found at the location. The city hopes that new companies based on cultural competencies will emerge hereof and settle down in the surrounding urban areas. Furthermore, it is intended that the production center is to interact with the surrounding urban areas. GODSBANEN strives to be an extrovert institution which contributes positively to the new urban space which will emerge in the surrounding track areas. Finally, the city of Aarhus clearly anticipates that the development of the production center will strengthen the position of the city both nationally as well as internationally ‐ hereby creating visibility for the three different genres of art namely performing arts, visual arts and ...
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