Flavie Van Colen (FR)

Flavie Van Colen is co-managing Paloma, a music venue in Nimes (south of France) and the indie rock festival “This Is Not A Love Song.” In this context, she sets up measures for awareness-raising about women representation, in the venues’ rehearsing studios, in her team, as well as in the music program. She is also FEDELIMA board member and leads the workshop about “equality/diversity’ with the French federation and other cultural partners. Documentary (in French) “Where are the women?”

Flavie Van Colen also wrote a book for la Fédurok, now FEDELIMA, on the functioning of a concert venue taking into consideration its project, its relation to the local environment, its values, etc. Flavie Van Colen represents Fedelima as a board member of SoCoop/SoTicket, a solidary ticketing system, and has hence developed expertise on ticketing and on possible solutions of a mutualized and solidary ticketing system.

She is also one of the referents for la FEDELIMA on the question of different management models for venues (associations, cooperatives, public institutions, etc.). She is also representing FEDELIMA towards regional and national authorities.