How to save Europe?
As populist sentiments surge across the continent, multiple economic and social challenges have driven the EU into a grip of depression. Discouraging diagnoses - "existential crisis", "new Dark Ages", "a critical time" – are frequently declared by European policy-makers, yet no cure has been proposed. What is our power as artists to envisage and inspire a new - bold and plausible - European narrative? Are we too polite, and are we political enough? What actions should be taken to safeguard the relationship between artists and the EU?