Center for Kultur og Udvikling

Center for Kultur og Udvikling (Centre for Culture and Development) promotes cultural cooperation between Denmark and the developing countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East. CKU works with presentation of art and culture from the developing countries in cooperation with partners in Denmark and abroad as well as information and advice about cultural exchange and cooperation. CKU furthermore works to allocate funds for Danish cultural cooperation with developing countries, and seeks to coordinate festivals in Denmark for the developing world's cultures. Facilitation of capacity building within the cultural sector in the developing countries as well as presentation of Danish art and culture are other main focus points. Finally, the centre provides the framework for large initiatives such as the Images festivals and information projects.


CFP Bamako

CFPs mission is to promote creative photography through exhibitions, conferences, and lectures about the world of photography. The CFP also provides laboratory services (development, print and digital). In January 2010 the Commerce & Culture Stock Program was launched at CFP with support from Helvetas and CKU.


Embassy of Denmark, Bamako

The embassy's work is primarily focused on the bilateral development cooperation between Mali and Denmark, which takes place in close cooperation with the Malian government and other development partners.


Getty Images

Getty Images, Inc. is the largest provider of visual content in the world, controlling more than 60 million still images and more than 30,000 hours of footage. Getty's content ranges from contemporary to archival material grouped within branded collections. Getty Images distributes its visual content through catalogs and web sites, maintaining its contact with customers through a worldwide network of sales offices and agents in 67 countries. As a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, footage, music, and other premium content, Getty Images' goal is to inspire communicators and give them the tools to create inspiring work of their own.


Fotografisk Center

Fotografisk Center, established in 1996, is an independent organization located in in the very heart of Copenhagen. A full range of fine art photography is shown with an equal emphasis on both classic and contemporary artists of both Danish and international origin such as Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Gisèle Freund, Alfred Guzzetti, Josef Koudelka, Henri Lartique, Sally Mann, Duane Michals, Inge Morath, Georg Oddner, Yoko Ono, Man Ray, Viggo Rivad, Christer Strömholm, Lars Tunbjörk, Bruce Gilden, and many more. Among them are emerging artist whose willingness to experiment with the medium has helped broaden the definition of photography.


The Danish Art Workshops

The Danish Art Workshops have very large, spacious facilities, professionally equipped, specialized workshops, and experienced consultants drawing on professional backgrounds as artists or craftsmen. Together they make up a unique opportunity for artists, craftsmen, designers, and restorers. In offering a resident artist program, the Danish Art Workshops make an important contribution to supporting art and design.


3rd Eye Photojournalism Center 

Established in 2007 with permission from the Ministry of Information & Culture of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the 3rd Eye Photojournalism Center consists of 4 photographic artists: Najibullah Musafer, Basir Seerat, Reza Yemak, Reza Sahel. Third Eye Photojournalism is the only national photojournalism center in Afghanistan that supports the photographer’s family via national and international media as well as by working with local and international NGOs. From 2007 until now Third Eye PJC has successfully completed over 7 projects with support from national and international NGOs in Afghanistan.



PAWA254 is Nairobi's unique social enterprise through which innovative professionals from diverse artistic fields exploit their creative genius to foster social change. Among the creatives who collaborate in this dynamic space are photographers, graphic artists, journalists, musicians and poets. Significantly, promising youths are invited, both to make their contribution in this informal powerhouse and to receive mentorship from the experts.

Munch Galley

Munch Gallery

Munch Gallery specializes in contemporary art and features emerging and well-established artists from Europe and the US. The gallery presents approximately twelve exhibitions a year and holds special events such as book signings, readings, spoken word performances, and music events. Furthermore, Munch Gallery officially represents Afghan Tales in the US. 


Embassy of Denmark, Kabul

The embassy's work focuses on the Danish efforts in rebuilding Afghanistan. The embassy has contributed to the development of a more stable, secure Afghan society by training Afghan security forces, and by supporting free, fair elections. Additionally, the embassy has supported the building of schools, projects to improve health, water supply, sewerage, agriculture, and education as well as contributing to loans used to establish small businesses. The embassy furthermore offers humanitarian assistance by supporting the re-integration of refugees that have returned to Afghanistan. 


Danidas Oplysningsbevilling

The aim of Danida's Oplysningsbevilling is to reduce poverty through the promotion of human rights and economic growth. Anyone who seeks to communicate the situation in the poorest countries in the world to the Danish population can apply for funds from Danida's Oplysningsbevilling. Activities such as education materials, exhibitions, film for national TV, and traveling scholarships can be supported. The aim of these activities is to create an understanding among the Danish population of Denmark's contribution in international development cooperation. 


Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus

The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and Aalborg, Denmark, is a music conservatory under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Culture. The school is under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik. The Royal Academy of Music lays great emphasis on international cooperation and exchange.