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Unlocking creativity for renewal

A new book by Marcus Westbury outlines another perspective on urban renew through creativity and culture. Read a review in The Australian.

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The Bilbao Effect rolls on...

Cities around the world, including in the Middle East and Asia, continue to pursue ‘starchitecture’ museums and galleries in the name of economic, social and cultural renewal… or as displays of wealth and sophistication. 7 more words

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Dismaland - Disneyland's ultimate subversion?

Artist Banksy has subverted Disneyland in the name of art. Read more in The Guardian, and also a critique.

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MONA's summer festival 2016

A sneak peek into MONA’s summer festival for 2016 reveals more than a name change. Read more in the Herald Sun.

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The Bilbao Effect - not about the art

Despite booming visitor numbers at major museums and galleries, there is a growing sense that the art has become irrelevant. Read more in NPR and Archinect.

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The changing role of museums

Some see cultural institutions, such as the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, becoming a central part of democracy and democratic engagement. Read more in ABC Online.

Cultural Economy

MONA boardwalk is approved

The MONA boardwalk has been approved by Glenorchy City Council. Read more in ABC Online.

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