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Freeing creativity

In about two weeks, I am going to Nantes to be the Moderator of the first Open Conference of the European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA).  The theme of the event, and, indeed, the idea that gave birth to the ECIA, is Cross Sectoral Innovation –  How the creative industries can stimulate innovation in other sectors.   762 more words

Creative Industries Development Agency, CIDA

Arts in the US Economy

The National Endowment of Arts (NEA) released 2011 figures for the contribution of arts in the US economy. Highlights:

“Arts and Cultural Production Account for 3.2 Percent — or $504 Billion — of Gross Domestic Product in 2011″ 270 more words

Values, evidence and public policy

Calvin Taylor

It is now an established aspiration for policy making to be based upon sound evidence and research principles, and the fields of cultural policy and the creative industries clearly demonstrate this. 603 more words