The Kultur & Art Initiative e.V. (KAI) is an intercultural and intergenerational non-profit association with members from different nations, age groups and with different careers who have got work experiences in media production, education and media education for many years.
KAI staff members come from different educational backgrounds and fields of study, such as Arts, Communication, Human Rights and Educational Sciences, Psychology etc. All of them take part in several training courses at the local and European level based on non-formal education (NFE) to improve their skills and competences as mentors and facilitators.
Matthias Wilhelm is as a professional musician in all disciplines from classic to avant-garde and very experienced in combining all genres of arts and cultures.
Levent Arslan is our general manager who has got solid training skills and competencies in project coordination. He has been organizing festivals of our association like International Short Film Festival Detmold in Germany and Datca International Short Film Festival in Turkey. He achieved competences in project management and drafting, coordinating many initiatives in the frame of E+ and Civil Society Dialogue programme between the EU and Turkey. He is responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of the training programmes by using NFE methodology and the Theatre of the Oppressed.
Juliane Rönnau has skills in the field of youth exchanges, migration and immigration. She organized many E+ projects / trainings and different workshops. She has experience as a team leader in international YW camps and in organizing cultural events.
Gulbara Orozova has skills in the field of migration and immigration. She organised many trainings and workshops. She has also skills in the field of youth exchange. She has experience as a team leader in international youth work-camps and in organising cultural events.
Nail Kizilirmak has also skills in the field of youth exchange. He has experience in international youth work-camps and the social worker of the organisation.
Yassin Eminoğlu and Uğur Sarı are the young members of our organisation. In previous years, they got many experiences with us. Now, they are having parts in project writing and application phases and at the projects. They are acting as organisators and supporting the needs of participants.