What is BIDE?

BIDE - Barcelona International Dance Exchange

is an organization based in Barcelona, that provides services for creative exchange and networking between performing arts professionals worldwide, through a unique tool called B>Lab.

In order to reach new networks and artists worldwide, we offer the following services and activities:







Our mission

· BIDE promotes the constructive dialogue between different models, ideologies, and realities through horizontal dynamics of participation.

· BIDE gives value to performing arts within the contemporary social context.

· BIDE encourages inclusion, mobility and creative exchange between artists of different age, gender, culture and background.

· BIDE embrace the curiosity, personal and professional development and the difference as a place to learn from each other.

Our Aim / Objective

The aim of BIDE is to facilitate the chance for dance artists and cultural managers of different ages, cultural backgrounds, and experience for an experiment, share ideas, create and collaborate in a non-hierarchical way.

Articulate a place in which interaction and collective creation are at the same time tools and goals.

Underline the connection between artistic practise and political action in contemporary society.

BIDE values

· Create an inspiring and fruitful exchange, we emphasize self-responsibility. Above all, BIDE is set in action, defined and made meaningful by its participants.

· Constructive feedback when discussing each others pieces and methods of work.

· The union of forces for strengthening the status of contemporary dance in our society. Together we can make the work more visible and show the value and importance of dance in the times and cultures we are living in.

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