Director of Banlieues d'Europe
Trained as a specialist practitioner in international cultural exchanges, and following several experiences of intercultural exchanges with Germany and Poland, Sarah Levin worked on various projects for the Dance Biennial (directed by Guy Darmet) and the Contemporary Art Biennial in Lyon (France). After working as an exhibitions officer at the French Institute of Rabat (Morocco), she worked as promotion and international relations officer for the Pays de Savoie Chamber Orchestra, Chambéry (directed by Mark Foster) and then as the dissemination representative for the Laura Tanner Dance Company (Geneva). Since 2002, Sarah Levin has been the coordinator of the network Banlieues d’Europe, where she develops research, training and expertise activities across Europe on questions of artistic practices and cultural innovation. Her publications include ‘Art pictural et littérature: adaptation et interférences - Siegfried Lenz et Emil Nolde: les tableaux de l’écrivain nés de l’univers du peintre’ (Centre Unesco d’Etudes pour l’éducation et l’interculturalité: Didier Erudition, 1997); ‘Artistic and cultural development : a european vision ’, co-authored with Jean Hurstel, Revue de l’Observatoire des Politiques Culturelles, no. 23.