Situation of the cultural sector and the performing arts in Spain
Read this article by our member Toni Gonzales to get an insight into the situation of the performing arts sector in Spain.
Communicate, Advocate, Suceed!
Slides from the workshop that focuses on public communication, awareness raising and advocacy for culture.
Trends and Skills in the European Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors
Creative Skills Europe collected sector labour market intelligence gathered from different EU countries, developed a European perspective on developments in the audiovisual and live performance sectors.
Creative City Limits
Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the international and cross-disciplinary research network entitled ‘Creative City Limits: Urban Cultural Economy in a New Era of Austerity’ offered a forum for reassessing the place of creativity in urban economic growth.
About Being a Female Technician
Emma O’Grady writes about her experience of being a female technician in Irish theatre over the last 10 years.
We should all be feminists
What does “feminism” mean today? Chimamanda Ngozi shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviours that marginalise women around the world.
What do you mean when you say "gender"?
Israel Aloni deconstructs the concept of gender dualism and points out to problems with the gender debate in the performing arts in this article.
Fresh Perspectives 5: Of Boxes and Ceilings
This Fresh Perspectives publication deals with a complex and delicate topic whose borders are often blurred - gender.
'I’m Calling Out to You': On the Choral Theatre of Marta Górnicka
Article analyses the work of Marta Górnicka in the context of research on the antique chorus, feminist theatre and the musical turn in contemporary theatre.
How Far Can You Go in an Institution? On a Feminist Turn That Wasn't
Issues of feminist theatre are explored against the background of the proposal for the democratisation of the rules of work in the theatre – lessening the role of the director in favour of other artists, and especially emancipating actors.
Mapping of Types of Impact Research in the Performing Arts Sector (2005-2015)
This mapping provides a state-of-the-art of the models adopted in different countries to measure the impacts of the performing arts on individuals and societies.
How do you measure the value of impact measurement?
David Ainsworth asks why a discipline so focuses on measurement can provide so little evidence of its own achievements.
Understanding the value of arts & culture
This report presents the findings of the Cultural Value Project, one of the most in-depth attempts yet made to understand the value of the arts and culture – the difference that they make to individuals and to society.
Attracting Diverse Audiences
This chapter of the book "Invitation to the Party: Building Bridges to the Arts, Culture and Community" explains how arts organizations can specifically reach out to diverse audiences and includes real life case studies illustrating how to approach audiences of color.
Fresh Perspectives 4: Art for the Planet's
Tapping into a different instinct and rationale than political rhetoric, corporate sales-patter and scientific data, art prepares us for this change - not in calculations but in humanity.
You must change your art!
Caspar Nieuwenhuis' essay explores the performative dramaturgy in the twenty-first century.
The right to artistic freedom
This 2013 report from the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights addresses laws and regulations restricting artistic freedoms as well as economic and financial issues significantly impacting on such freedoms.
In favour of a general exception for art and culture in the TTIP
Austrian art and cultural associations wrote a position paper on the Arts and the TTIP negotations.
Why artists are saying no to TTIP
A group of UK artists are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade deal TTIP (pronounced tee-tip) which is being secretly negotiated between the EU and the US.
TTIP and Culture
This paper explains how the European Commission deals with cultural matters in trade negotiations and, more particularly, in TTIP.