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Re|Shaping Policies for Creativity – Addressing culture as a global public good offers (UNESCO, 2022)

The UNESCO Global Report, Re|Shaping Policies for Creativity – Addressing culture as a global public good, is the third edition of a series designed to monitor the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. As the only Report of its kind, it provides a global overview of the state of the…
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June 15, 2022
Cultural PoliciesInsight Main Article

The Culture Fix. Creative People, Places And Industries (OECD, 2022)

Cultural and creative sectors and industries are a significant source of jobs and income. They are a driver of innovation and creative skills, within cultural sectors and beyond. They also have significant social impacts, from supporting health and well-being, to promoting social inclusion and local social capital. As national and local governments reconsider growth models in the wake of COVID-19,…
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June 9, 2022
Cultural Policies

Cultural Economy in Switzerland (FSO 2020)

In accordance with an agreement with the Federal Office of Culture (FOC), the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) has compiled new statistics on the cultural industry in Switzerland. The definition of cultural industries used is based on the specifications of the EU statistics office (Eurostat). In contrast to the broader "creative economy" approach, which also includes IT and software as well…
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December 29, 2021
Art & Design CareersCultural Policies

Kulturwirtschaftsstatistik (BFS 2020)

In accordance with an agreement with the Federal Office of Culture (FOC), the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) has compiled new statistics on the cultural industry in Switzerland. The definition of cultural industries used is based on the specifications of the EU statistics office (Eurostat). In contrast to the broader "creative economy" approach, which also includes IT and software as well…
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October 13, 2020
Cultural PoliciesDigitalisation

Frédéric Martel, “Mainstream”: Who will win a global war (2020, new edition)

For over a decade, Mainstream has been considered a key study on the cultural industries, the media and digitisation. Among blockbusters, bestsellers, hits or social networks, a global struggle for cultural and digital influence has broken out. From Hollywood to Bollywood, from China to sub-Saharan Africa, from Mexico to Japan, this unprecedented survey was conducted in 30 countries over a period of…
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June 30, 2020
Cultural Policies

Philippe Kern, “For a Cultural European Union” (2020)

The article attempts to characterise EU intervention in the cultural field and to take stock of the achievements of cultural policy. Can we really speak of an EU cultural policy? The paper proposes common elements capable of laying the foundations for developing a genuine cultural European Union. It also stresses the need to articulate and coordinate the various cultural interventions…
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January 15, 2020
Cultural PoliciesEntrepreneurial StrategiesSmart Cities

Mapping Creativity, Hong Kong

The international workshop on “Mapping Creativity,” held on 25 and 26 March 2019, examined narrative strategies for promoting the creative ecosystem in Hong Kong and on a global level. The event was recognised as an associated partner programme of Art Basel Hong Kong 2019.  Publications Mapping creativity: A rather global mission (PDF)Workshop Description (PDF)
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March 25, 2019
Art & Design CareersCriticism & TheoryCultural Policies

Simon Grand, Christoph Weckerle, “The Palaver on Scaling Enterprises” (2017)

The 21st century is characterised by our almost limitless ability to imagine things on different scales. Our imagination on the subject of “size” has driven technical progress and has also inspired art. The proceedings of the symposium on “Too Big To Scale” (Scheidegger & Spiess, 2017), held at Zurich University of the Arts in 2015, include Simon Grand and Christoph…
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March 10, 2017
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