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was initiated by Sabine Hentzsch
, Director of the Goethe Institut in London and Regional Director for Northwest Europe, and Heiko Sievers
, Director of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan in New Delhi and Regional Director for South Asia.
In 2009 they invited Barbara Steiner
, at that time Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig
, to develop a collaborative project about Europe from the perspective of art.
The associated curators have different artistic, professional and
academic as well as cultural and national backgrounds. They are
artists, philosophers, architects, scientists, or art historians who
work closely together with representatives from other disciplines such
as economy, genetics and education. However, all of them share an
interest in new models of collaboration and interdisciplinary working
approaches with a focus both on social issues and the creation of