Québec and the United Kingdom are dedicated to the importance of culture, technology and research in their societies, and while they share a common heritage, Quebec’s identity is anchored in its cultural productions and creative industries, making this province a cultural beacon renowned in Canada for its innovation and audacity.
The QC-UK Connections scheme promotes international exchange projects involving artists, directors, authors, and other cultural workers. Through funding and support, we encourage a cultural dialogue leading to better mutual understanding between the two societies.
Read more about the seven cultural cooperation projects supported by the Quebec government and the British Council in 2017-2018.
As part of the exchange between the Scottish Poetry Library and Maison de la poésie de Montréal, the poet Rachel McCrum responded to a few questions regarding the collaboration.
Benjamin Cook, Director at LUX, briefly tells us about his current collaboration with Montreal artist-run center Dazibao.
Caroline Newall, Director of Artistic Development at the NTS, discusses their current project.
The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD) based in London Virtu'o Danse in Montreal share some of their insights on their ongoing partnership as part of QC-UK Connections.
Convergence Festival in London partnered with MUTEK in Montreal on a collaborative curatorial project entitled Liaison, which promotes innovative artworks in digital and electronic music.
The QC-UK Connections is supported by the British Council, the Ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie, and the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec.