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Aesthetics
Crossick, G. and Kaszynska, P. (2016) Understanding the value of arts and culture. Swindon: AHRC. This report was written as a result of a three-year project, which has been looking into the question of why arts and culture matter, and how we capture the effects that they have, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
https://ahrc.ukri.org/documents/publications/cultural-value-project-final-report/
Understanding the Value of Arts and Culture report was written as a result of a three-year project, which has been looking into the question of why arts and culture matter, and how we capture the effects that they have. It aims firstly to identify the various components that make up cultural value, and secondly to consider and develop the methodologies and the evidence that might be used to evaluate these components of cultural value. It presents 70 original pieces of new research, critical reviews of the literature and specialist workshops, all supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Agency
Museums Association (2013) Museums change lives. London: MA. This report aims to enthuse people in museums to increase their impact, encourage funders to support museums in becoming more relevant to their audiences and communities, and show organisations the potential partnerships they could have with museums, to change people’s lives.
https://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1001738
Museums Change Lives is the Museum Association’s vision for the increased social impact of museums. It aims to enthuse people in museums to increase their impact under three headings: museums enhance wellbeing, museums create better places, and museums inspire people and ideas. It also encourages funders to support museums in becoming more relevant to their audiences and communities, and show organisations the potential partnerships they could have with museums, to change people’s lives.
Agency
Museums Association (2019) Empowering Collections. London: MA. This report presents clear recommendations that will put access to collections at the heart of museum work in the coming decade.
https://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1262818
Empowering Collections report bases on the exchange of views with over 1,000 people from the museum sector, academia, funders and community groups to canvas opinion on the priority issues for collections. It presents clear recommendations to museums, governments, funders, and sector bodies that will put access to collections at the heart of museum work in the coming decade, and ensure that collections play a vital part in society in the future.
Alliance
Institute for Social Development (2017) Research into skills gaps and educational provision for the cultural sector in Russia. Moscow: British Council.UK Based Cultural Skills Activity: Assessing the Current Provision for International Partnerships aims to gain a greater understanding of the UK’s cultural skills development.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/csu_russia_executive_summary_eng_2017_09_04_preview.pdf
UK Based Cultural Skills Activity: Assessing the Current Provision for International Partnerships aims to gain a greater understanding of the UK’s cultural skills development. This report contains the results of the research conducted by the Institute for Social Urban Development for the British Council. It explores skills gaps in the cultural sector in Russia and aims to inform the development and implementation of new educational programmes for the cultural sector in Russia.
Artists
Lynch, E. and Nelken. M. (2018) From small shifts to profound changes: Creative people and places programme and its impact on artistic practice. Creative People and Places. This report captures the perspectives of artists, as well as the team members who are responsible for programming and working with artists and communities.
http://www.creativepeopleplaces.org.uk/sites/default/files/From%20Small%20Shifts%20to%20Profound%20Changes%20CPP%20and%20Artistic%20Practice.pdf
From Small Shifts to Profound Changes Report captures the perspectives of artists who have been commissioned to create new work under the Creative People and Places (CPP) national action research programme, as well as the team members who are responsible for programming and working with artists and communities. CPP is one of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organizations, with the vision to support the public in shaping local arts and cultural provision, and to increase attendance and participation in “excellent” art and culture.
Artists
TBR Creative and Cultural Team (2018) Livelihoods of visual artists: 2016 data report. TBR. This research study was undertaken in order to address important information and evidence gaps in relation to the visual arts. The study aims to inform the future work of the wider visual arts sector including Arts Council England and the Project.
https://static.a-n.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Livelihoods-of-Visual-Artists-2016-Data-Report.pdf
Livelihoods of Visual Artists research study was undertaken in order to address important information and evidence gaps in relation to the visual arts. It aims to inform the future work of the wider visual arts sector including Arts Council England and the Project partners. It is designed to understand the challenges and barriers faced by visual artists; the social, cultural and environmental factors affecting them; mobility of artists and the variation between sub-art forms within the visual arts and their relationship with the creative industries.
Artists
Gordon-Nesbitt, R. (2015) Mapping artists' professional development programmes in the UK: Knowledge and skills. London: Chisenhale Gallery. This report aims to map the range of knowledge- and skills- focused professional development programmes currently offered by arts organisations across the United Kingdom.
https://www.academia.edu/11881262/Mapping_Artists_Professional_Development_Programmes_in_the_UK_Knowledge_and_Skills
Mapping Artists' Professional Development Programmes in the UK report maps the diverse range of knowledge- and skills- focused professional development activities including associate artist programmes; networking platforms; peer to peer exchanges; talks and lectures; studio visits,; one-to-one critiques; mentoring; skills-based workshops and residencies. It presents 16 examples, taking account of educational activities and those seeking to maintain access to materials, facilities, information and discourse after graduation.
Arts
AMA Culturehive is a free online resource library for culture professionals run by the Arts Marketing Association, a team of people passionate about engaging the public in arts, heritage and culture. It is an archive of everything AMA has produced, including older material from Demos, Mission Models & Money.
https://www.culturehive.co.uk/?type=research&role=&s=&sort=
AMA Culturehive is a free online resource library for culture professionals, that brings the collective intelligence of the sector together in one place. It’s run by the Arts Marketing Association, a team of people passionate about engaging the public in arts, heritage and culture. Besides being a membership organization which is dedicated to drive better connections between arts and culture and the public via trainings, networking events, it also presents an archive of everything AMA has produced, including older material from Demos, Mission Models & Money.
Arts
Contemporary Art Society (2017) A Guide to commissioning public art. London: CAS. This provides a framework on how best to work with artists and art expertise to achieve optimum results and minimise risk along the way.
https://www.bpf.org.uk/sites/default/files/resources/Guide-to-commissioning-public-art-web.pdf
A Guide to Commissioning Public Art provides a framework on how best to work with artists and art expertise to achieve optimum results and minimise risk along the way. It is a step by step guide with relevant examples, starting from the brief; finding the right artist; getting to a proposal; contracting the artist and delivering the artwork.
Audience
Audience Agency (2018) Museums Audience Report. London: Arts Council England. This report is based on a sample of 39,318 visitors from 105 varied museums – those managed by local authorities, independent trusts, universities and national museums – collected via Audience Finder in the 2017-18 benchmark year.
https://www.theaudienceagency.org/insight/museums-audience-report
Museums Audience Report is based on a sample of 39,318 visitors from 105 varied museums – those managed by local authorities, independent trusts, universities and national museums – collected via Audience Finder in the 2017-18 benchmark year. The report offers comprehensive insights into the demographic profile and behaviour of visitors, comparing them with patterns for other forms of arts and culture via info-graphics. It demonstrates the breadth of people museums are able to engage through their diverse appeal, collections, learning activities and specialist knowledge.
Audience
Stradling, H. and Gieve, M (2019) Collaborating for change: What works well and how might Creative People and Places and National Portfolio Organisations best collaborate to engage new audiences and communicate? London: Tavistock Institute of Human Relations. This report examines Creative People and Places and National Portfolio Organisations programmes, seeks for interaction between them. It aims to understand and display successful collaborations between them.
https://www.tavinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/TIHR_ACE_Collaborating-for-change_FINAL-for-publication_web.pdf
Collaborating for change report examines Creative People and Places and National Portfolio Organisations programmes, seeks for interaction between them. It aims to understand and display successful collaborations between them. These programmes are part of ACE's long term arts and culture funding strategy. The reports findings give guidance ACE to identify which future collaborations to support in order to engage new communities and increase new audiences.
Audience
Urban Paradoxes (2018) Re-imagining Europe: Towards a sustainable audience development. Brussels: European Commission. This report looks at organisations aiming to deepen and diversify their audiences. Those involved adopt radical approaches to audience development and aim to turn ‘audiences’ into ‘engaged citizens’, ‘active participants,’ and thus into ‘change-makers’.
https://re-imagine-europe.eu/resources/re-imagine-europe-towards-a-sustainable-audience-development/
Re-Imagining Europe aims to deepen and diversify their audiences. The report starts with a literature review on audience development, which is followed by discussion of the review under the perspective of Re-imagining Europe project partners, who adopt radical approaches to audience development with special focus to turn ‘audiences’ into ‘engaged citizens’, ‘active participants,’ and thus into ‘change-makers’.
City
Duxburry, N., Gillette E. and Pepper, K. (2007) ‘Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Sustainability’, Creative City News, Special Edition 4. Ottawa: Creative City Network Canada. This is a special issue prepared by Creative City Network of Canada, aiming to put emphasis on the role of culture in sustainable city development.
https://www.creativecity.ca/database/files/library/Creative_City_News_E.pdf
This special issue of Creative City Network of Canada introduces evolving concepts such as indigenous knowledge, sense of place, sustainable design, heritage conservation etc. around sustainability and community development with an emphasis on the role of culture. It also draws attention to the role of eco –arts as an influencer on sustainable development thinking in Canada.
Class
O’Brien summarises social mobility as a concept and argues why it remains a contested idea for the Arts in the UK. Thinking about social mobility’ supports the development of the next edition of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme. It has been used to strengthen the assumptions underlying the programme and refocus its core activity for 2020-2022.
https://jerwoodarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Thinking-about-Social-Mobility-a-briefing-paper-for-the-Weston-Jerwood-Creative-Bursaries-Programme.pdf
‘Thinking about social mobility’ was produced in August 2018 in response to a brief from Jerwood Arts to provide research and evidence to support the development of the next edition of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme. It has been used to strengthen the assumptions underlying the programme and refocus its core activity for 2020-2022. It summarises social mobility as a concept and argues why it remains a contested idea for the Arts in the UK.
Community
Nordicity (2016) The Arts in a digital world. Survey data report. Otawa: Canada Council for the Arts. This Survey Data Report presents a snapshot of the impact of digital technologies on Canada’s arts community, in terms of creation, dissemination and business practices.
https://canadacouncil.ca/research/research-library/2017/02/the-arts-in-a-digital-world-literature-review
Community
Cooper, B. (2020) Cultured Communities, Fabian Society. This report argues that that the centralised public funding of arts and culture in the UK is not working, and calls for devolution of power and funding over the arts so that councils and mayors can repair the damage caused by years of cuts and the pandemic.
https://fabians.org.uk/publication/cultured-communities/
The report highlights the long-standing crisis in arts and culture funding, fuelled by a decade of government cuts in the UK, that has left community arts and culture extremely vulnerable to lockdown, especially outside London. Cultured Communities argues that the centralised public funding of arts and culture is not working, and calls for devolution of power and funding over the arts so that councils and mayors can repair the damage caused by years of cuts and the pandemic.
Community
Peraire, M. , Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Cultural governance and citizenship. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/gobernanza-eng.pdf
Cultural Governance and Citizenship report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015) It draws attention to particular ways how cultural governance and leadership play a role within the Agenda 21 for Culture and its local cultural development policies.
Covid-19
Oxford Economics explores the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the cultural sector? How are the Creative Industries affected? This report analyses the short-term effects of Covid-19 on the financial sustainability of the creative industries.
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/inline-images/The%20Projected%20Economic%20Impact%20of%20Covid-19%20on%20the%20Creative%20Industries%20Report%20-%20Creative%20Industries%20Federation%202020.pdf
Creative workers–one of the more vulnerable sectors of the workforce–are already seeing devastating impacts on their income, not only in turnover terms, but also in their charitable contributions and sponsorships. Leaving behind the more fragile part of the sector could cause irreparable socio-economic damage. This report explores the short-term effects of Covid-19 on the financial sustainability of the creative industries.
Creativity
Peraire, M., Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Creativity. Barcelona: UCLG Culture Committee. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/creativity-eng.pdf
Creativity report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015). It draws attention to the various definitions and usage of creativity within the Agenda 21 for Culture and its local cultural development scheme.
Creativity
Easton, E and Djumaliva, J. (2018) Creativity and future of skills. London: Nesta. This report aims to understand how the word ‘creativity’ is being used in the job market, and whether its importance will lessen or grow. Looking at 35 million UK job adverts in 2013-2017, and the relative importance of the word ‘creativity’ within them.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/Creativity_and_the_Future_of_Skills_v6.pdf
Creativity and Future of Skills report aims to understand how the word ‘creativity’ is being used in the job market, and whether its importance will lessen or grow. It looks at 35 million UK job adverts in 2013-2017, and examines both frequency of use within the adverts, and proportion of adverts using the word to determine the relative importance of the word ‘creativity’ within them. The data are sourced from Burning Glass Technologies.
Critique
Armstrong, H. et al (2018) Experimental Culture: a horizon scan. London: Nesta. This report comprises various texts by a number of experts responding to Nesta’s horizon scan report, and posing some pressing questions for arts and cultural organisations over the coming decade within the scope of Arts Council England's.
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Experimental_Culture_summary_150318.pdf
Experimental Culture: a Horizon Scan report displays various texts by a number of experts responding to Nesta’s horizon scan report, and posing some pressing questions for arts and cultural organisations over the coming decade within the scope of Arts Council England's. It emphasizes the impact of technology and opportunities for the experimentation and innovation on four fields: audiences and participation; workforce and skills; the changing funding environment and business models, and the new technologies.
Critique
Bakhshi, H. and Cunningham S. (2016) Cultural Policies in The Time of Creative Industries. London: Nesta. This provocative report argues that the time has come for the UK government to classify and publish statistics on the cultural sector alongside its existing highly regarded Creative Industries Economic Estimates.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/cultural_policy_in_the_time_of_the_creative_industries_.pdf
Cultural Policies in The Time of Creative Industries is a provocative report argues that the time has come for the UK government to classify and publish statistics on the cultural sector, alongside its existing highly regarded Creative Industries Economic Estimates. It primarily suggests industries involved in the mass production, circulation and consumption of symbolic texts according to one influential definition.
Culture
Mansfield, C. (2014) On with the show. Supporting local arts and culture. London: New Local Government Network. This report comprises case studies of local councils with different types of thinking to ensure their commitment to arts and culture while facing the challenge of declining resources.
https://www.whatnextculture.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ON-WITH-THE-SHOW_FINAL.pdf
On With The Show, Supporting Local Arts and Culture report comprises case studies of local councils with different types of thinking to ensure their commitment to arts and culture while facing the challenge of declining resources. This research investigates the extent to which local authorities prioritise and value the arts and culture and also, how councils can continue to support a resilient and flourishing cultural scene in their localities.
Culture
Peraire, M. , Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Role of culture in achieving millennium development goals. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/odm-eng.pdf
Digital Culture
Nordicity (2016) The Arts in a digital world. Survey data report. Otawa: Canada Council for the Arts. This Survey Data Report presents a snapshot of the impact of digital technologies on Canada’s arts community, in terms of creation, dissemination and business practices.
https://canadacouncil.ca/research/research-library/2017/02/the-arts-in-a-digital-world-literature-review
The Arts in a Digital World- Survey Data Report presents a snapshot of the impact of digital technologies on Canada’s arts community, in terms of creation, dissemination and business practices. The survey report consist of 5 different parts, starting with introduction, overall use of technology, artists and digital tools ,uses of data and return on investment , and concluding with barriers and summary of observations.
Economy
Newbigin, J. (ed.) (2016) New and Changing Dynamics: How the Global Creative Economy is Evolving. London: British Council. This report shows how the global creative economy is changing. Published in 2016, it is an updated companion to the 2010 Introduction to the Creative Economy.
https://creativeconomy.britishcouncil.org/media/resources/BC_CE_New_and_Changing_Dynamics_2017.pdf
New and Changing Dynamics: How the Global Creative Economy is Evolving, shows how the global creative economy is changing. Published in 2016, it is an updated companion to the 2010 Introduction to the Creative Economy. It is consist of informative essays and examples on new funding and business models; new skills for new economy; relationship with the digital world and finally hubs, clusters and regions.
Education
Cooper, B. (2018) The primary colours. London: Fabian Society. This report focuses on the decline of arts education in primary schools and how it can be reversed.
https://fabians.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FS-Primary-Colours-Report-WEB-FINAL.pdf
The Primary Colours focuses on the decline of arts education in primary schools and how it can be reversed. It draws attention to the importance of arts provision in primary schools and makes policy recommendations, each of which detailed with anticipated costs to the government.
Education
RWSC, Tate and The University of Nottingham (2018) Time to Listen Report. This report provides an overview of what students say about the value of arts and cultural education. The Tracking Arts Engagement and Learning project (2016-2018) gathered 6,000 responses from young people (14-18) in secondary and special schools around England.
https://researchtale.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/time-to-listen-report2.pdf
Time to Listen report provides an overview of what students say about the value of arts and cultural education. The Tracking Arts Engagement and Learning project (2016-2018) gathered 6,000 responses from young people (14-18) in secondary and special schools around England. The report presents new significant insights into the positive difference that sustained engagement with the arts and cultural education has on the lives of young people.
Emergency
Brook, B., O’Brien, D. and Taylor M. (2018) Panic! Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries. London: Arts and Humanities Research Council The report adopts an inter-sectional approach to workforce inequalities. As a result, it shows that the cultural and creative sector is marked by significant exclusions of those from working class social origins. It aims to demonstrate how it intersects with other characteristics, primarily gender and ethnicity.
https://createlondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Panic-Social-Class-Taste-and-Inequalities-in-the-Creative-Industries1.pdf
Panic! Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries report adopts an inter-sectional approach to workforce inequalities. It looks at the social class background of the workforce, and how this intersects with other issues, including attitudes and values, experiences of working for free, social networks, and cultural tastes. As a result, it shows that the cultural and creative sector is marked by significant exclusions of those from working class social origins. It aims to demonstrate how it intersects with other characteristics, primarily gender and ethnicity.
Employment
Genders, A. (2019) An invisible army. Bristol: The University of the West of England. This report aims to complement current statistical data on freelance labour by providing a detailed, qualitative portrait of how freelancers negotiate precarious careers within specific regional contexts.
https://bristolfreelancelabour.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/uwe_genders_invisible_army_web_2019.pdf
An Invisible Army The Role of Freelance Labour in Bristol's Film and Television Industries report aims to complement current statistical data on freelance labour by providing a detailed, qualitative portrait of how freelancers negotiate precarious careers within specific regional contexts. This report evidences that freelance work is strongly situated in place and locality and makes a vital contribution to the strength and sustainability of regional production. As such, defining the nature of freelance work also requires understanding the local cultural, political and economic contexts in which it takes place.
Equality
Art Council England (2019) Equality, Diversity and the Creative case: A Data Report 2017-2018. London: ACE. Equality, Diversity and the Creative Case is the fourth annual report by Arts Council England. It is also the last one focusing on the 2015-18 National Portfolio cycle.
https://theartsdevelopmentcompany.org.uk/category/resources/
Equality, Diversity and the Creative Case is the fourth annual report by Arts Council England. It is also the last one focusing on the 2015-18 National Portfolio cycle. The report draws attention to the large gap between organisational aspiration and action which address the under-representation of certain groups in the sector’s workforce, leadership and audiences. Despite some consistent progress, there remains significant under-representation of people from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people and – in some roles – women.
Equality
The BAFTA 2020 REVIEW recommends solutions to put in place for the 2021 Awards and beyond, including all aspects of the voting processes, membership and the rules around campaigning.
http://www.bafta.org/sites/default/files/uploads/bafta2020reviewreport.pdf
This review of the Film and Television Awards recommends solutions to put in place for the 2021 Awards and beyond, including all aspects of the voting processes, membership and the rules around campaigning. The Awards Review is the start of real change at BAFTA, and not the end point. Taken as a whole, the Review findings are designed to deliver real structural and cultural change for the Academy.
Equity
Nesta (2014) The new art of finance, Making money work harder for arts. London: Nesta. This report asks what can be done to increase innovation in funding for the arts and what role public funders might play in encouraging this. It also highlights how digital technologies offer arts organisations opportunities.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/the_new_art_of_finance_wv.pdf
The New Art of Finance report asks what can be done to increase innovation in funding for the arts and what role public funders might play in encouraging this. It also highlights how digital technologies offer arts organisations opportunities. It provides information of current methods of funding but also research and development for funding, venture funding and accelerators and crowdfunding.
Evaluation
Peraire, M., Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Cultural indicators. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/indicadores_culturales-eng.pdf
Cultural Indicators report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015) It draws attention on the role of Agenda 21 for Culture for the development of cultural indicators ranging from tangible to intangible.
Evaluation
Mulgan. G. et al. (2019) Public value. London: Nesta. This report aims to make value more transparent and more open to interrogation, whether that concerns libraries, bicycle lanes, museums, primary health services or training programmes for the unemployed.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/Public_Value_WEB.pdf
Public Value: How Can it be Measured, Managed and Grown? aims to make value more transparent and more open to interrogation, whether that concerns libraries, bicycle lanes, museums, primary health services or training programmes for the unemployed. It focuses on both how to both understand as well as to create value, by acknowledging that value may come from government action; it can also be created by others, in civil society and business, and recognising that value can often be complex, whether in terms of who benefits, or how it relates to values, as well as more technical issues such as what discount rates to apply. It builds on Nesta's expertise to identify better and alternative ways mapping and measuring public value.
Gender
Golding, A. (2015) Female theatre directors in the UK: Why the need to "prove ourselves"? London: Clore Leadership Programme. This is a provocation paper that explores the roots of confidence (or lack of it) among female theatre directors in the UK.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/female_theatre_directors_in_the_uk_amy_golding.pdf
Female Theatre Directors in the UK: Why the Need to " Prove Ourselves"? is a provocation paper that explores the roots of confidence (or lack of it) among female theatre directors in the UK. She presents her encounters with many different women working as directors in various theatres at different stages of their career and how they have stimulated her vision on leadership.
Government
Nordicity (2016) The Arts in a digital world- Literature review. Ottawa: Canada Council for the Arts. This Literature Review explores how artists and arts-related organisations in Canada and around the world have adapted to the digital era while also influencing it.
https://canadacouncil.ca/research/research-library/2017/02/the-arts-in-a-digital-world-literature-review-
The Arts in a Digital World- Literature Review explores how artists and arts-related organisations in Canada and around the world have adapted to the digital era while also influencing it. The report is based on an extensive literature review and interviews with arts funding organizations from most parts of the world. It is complemented by a sister project that surveys artists, arts professionals and arts organizations on their use of digital technologies and their digital capabilities. Both reports can be accessed via the link.
Government
Powell, J. et al (2016) The Brexit Report. London: Creative Industries Federation. The Brexit Report is looking into the impact of leaving the EU on the UK’s art and creative industries and cultural education and looks for possible answers.
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/2017-05/Brexit%20Report%20web.pdf
The Brexit Report is looking into the impact of leaving the EU on the UK’s art and creative industries and cultural education and looks for possible answers for potential areas of concern such as talent and skills; EU funding; trade and investment and regulatory frameworks including intellectual property and digital single market.
Grants
Balmas, S. and Pattuzzi, L. (2018) Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy. Amsterdam: European Cultural Foundation. This is the first ever study gathering and analysing data on the topic of philanthropy at a European level. It was initiated by European Cultural Foundation.
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/526e5978e4b0b83086a1fede/t/5c8113869b747a7918a7d91a/1551963036212/Mapping_ArtCulture-WEB-version.pdf
Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy is the first ever study gathering and analysing data on the topic of philanthropy at a European level. It was initiated by European Foundation Centre. This mapping sheds light on how activities carried out by the organisations engaged in this field are diverse in both, themes and approaches. It also covers different sub-areas and with a clear interest in multidisciplinary arts and crosscutting areas and issues.
Identity
Museums Association (2016) Valuing Diversity: The Case for Inclusive Museums. London: MA. This report captures voices and perspectives from across the museum sector and beyond on the subject of diversity in museums at the present moment.
https://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1194934
Valuing Diversity: The Case for Inclusive Museums report captures voices and perspectives from across the museum sector and beyond on the subject of diversity in museums at the present moment. This report focuses on the experience of working in museums for people who self-identify as from a diverse background, and also their reflections, suggestions and recommendations for change.
Industries
Bazalgette, P. (2017) Independent Review of the Creative Industries. London: UK Government. This review outlines key recommendations on how the Creative Industries can underpin the UK’s future economic growth.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/649980/Independent_Review_of_the_Creative_Industries.pdf
Independent Review of the Creative Industries outlines key recommendations on how the Creative Industries can underpin the UK’s future economic growth. The recommendations primarily concentrate on harnessing intellectual property, innovation, talent and screen industries, along with being more active in Research and Development and international trade grounds.
Industries
Cauldwell-French, E., Easton, E. and Julian C. (2017) Because the Night: Why what happens after dark matters to the creative industries. London: Creative Industries Federation. This report sets out why the night-time economy is important for the UK’s creative industries, finding audiences, generating a local creative network, attracting talent to towns and cities, developing skills, and providing infrastructure.
https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/sites/default/files/2017-06/NightTimeEconomy_V9.pdf
Because the Night report sets out why the night-time economy is important for the UK's creative industries. Recently they are under treat due to change in development, noise and planning regulations. This report highlights various roles that night-time economy plays within creative industries such as finding audiences, generating a local creative network, attracting talent to towns and cities, developing skills, and providing infrastructure.
Industries
Centre for Economics and Business Research (2019) The Contribution of Arts and Culture Industry to the UK Economy report. London: ACE. The Contribution of Arts and Culture Industry to the UK Economy report based on data gathered from the Office of National Statistics.
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-
The Contribution of Arts and Culture Industry to the UK Economy report based on data gathered from the Office of National Statistics. This is the fourth iteration of a study first undertaken in 2013, with subsequent updates in 2015 and 2017. Additionally, this report contains an overview of a subset of the arts and culture industry by considering National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs).
Industries
UNCTAD (2018) Creative economy outlook. Geneva: UNCTAD. This report includes profiles for 130 economies and highlights potential opportunities for developing countries to increase their production, exports and share in creative industries markets. The report makes the point for increased public and private sector investment in creative industries.
https://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/ditcted2018d3_en.pdf
The Creative Economy Outlook report includes profiles for 130 economies and highlights potential opportunities for developing countries to increase their production, exports and share in creative industries markets. The report makes the point for increased public and private sector investment in creative industries. It outlines trends in the world trade of creative goods and, for the first time, services by country for the period 2005 to 2014, and provides an outlook on the global creative economy for the period 2002 to 2015.
Industries
Lilley, A. and Moore, P. (2013) Counting What Counts: What big data can do for the cultural sector. London: Nesta. This report argues that it is time for a change in the approach of arts and cultural bodies towards data, particularly ‘big data’.
http://creative-blueprint.co.uk/library/item/counting-what-count-what-big-data-can-do-for-the-cultural-sector
Counting What Counts: What Big Data Can Do For The Cultural Sector report argues that it is time for a change in the approach of arts and cultural bodies towards data, particularly ‘big data’. This report aims to set the issues in a wider strategic context. The overall objective is to help senior cultural decision-makers to understand the importance and urgency of the need to think differently about the potential of big data and to encourage them to set in train changes to the environment, the metrics and the skills to make the most of big data and to harness its potential.
Industries
Engin, E. et al (2017) Mapping the value chain: A study of the economy of culture in the digital age. Brussels: European Commission. This report maps the different value chains for the visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV and broadcasting as well as multimedia. The study also examines how the competitive position of cultural and creative sector is affected by digitisation.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/4737f41d-45ac-11e7-aea8-01aa75ed71a1
Mapping the Value Chain report displays the different value chains for the visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV and broadcasting as well as multimedia. The study also examines how the competitive position of cultural and creative sector is affected by digitisation. Based on the analysis and supported by an online crowdsourcing process with experts and stakeholders, it also puts forward recommendations to policy-makers on what is needed for the Cultural and Creative Sectors in today's digital world.
Industries
Siepel, J. et al introduce a new experimental approach to understanding the clustering of
 UK creative industries businesses. By using data from the websites of 200,000 creative industries businesses and organisations, it identifies creative ‘microclusters’ at street, neighbourhood, and town level exploring the UK’s creative clusters and microclusters in greater detail through a representative survey of 976 creative industries businesses.
https://www.pec.ac.uk/assets/publications/PEC-Creative-Radar-report-November-2020.pdf
This report introduces a new experimental approach to understanding the clustering of
UK creative industries businesses. By using data from the websites of 200,000 creative industries businesses and organisations, it identifies creative ‘microclusters’ at street, neighbourhood, and town level exploring the UK’s creative clusters and microclusters in greater detail through a representative survey of 976 creative industries businesses. Researcher identified 709 creative microclusters in the UK, a significant number of which (247) are found outside the 47 clusters which have been identified in previous research at the commuter 'level'.
Industries
Anheier, H. et al (2017) Cultural Participation and Inclusive Societies. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. This is a thematic report on participation. Drawing on data collected within the Indicator Framework, it explores what links, if any, exist between a population’s cultural participation and the commonly identified characteristics of an open, inclusive society, such as tolerance and trust.
https://rm.coe.int/cultural-participation-and-inclusive-societies-a-thematic-report-based/1680711283
Cultural Participation and Inclusive Societies is a thematic report based on Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy. Drawing on data collected within the Indicator Framework, it explores what links, if any, exist between a population’s cultural participation and the commonly identified characteristics of an open, inclusive society, such as tolerance and trust, in order to trace potential paths for policy and action. As an appendix, it displays the Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy which might be useful for any research with regards to access to culture.
Intersectionality
Janke, T. (2018) First Peoples: Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries. Melbourne: Australian Museums and Galleries Association. The policy papers focus on key elements for change, including: reimagining representation; embedding indigenous values; increasing indigenous opportunity; the two-way of taking care of cultural material; and connecting with indigenous communities.
https://apo.org.au/node/236186
First Peoples: Indigenous Engagement in Museums and Galleries policy papers focus on key elements for change, including: reimagining representation; embedding indigenous values in Museum and gallery Business; increasing indigenous opportunity; the two-way of taking care of cultural material; and connecting with indigenous communities, aiming to evolve away from Eurocentric foundations.
Intersectionality
Parkinson, A and Buttrick, J. (2013) Equality and diversity within arts and cultural sector in England. London: Arts Council England. This report establishes a baseline of data, evidence and research about equality and diversity across the arts and cultural sector. It offers a snapshot of current trends and challenges across four key themes: arts and cultural audiences, participation, workforce, and access to finance.
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Equality_and_diversity_within_the_arts_and_cultural_sector_in_England.pdf
Equality and Diversity within Arts and Cultural Sector in England report establishes a baseline of data, evidence and research about equality and diversity across the arts and cultural sector. It offers a snapshot of current trends and challenges across four key themes: arts and cultural audiences, arts and cultural participation, workforce, and access to finance. The evidence presented in this report highlights the inter-related nature of influences, drivers, motivations and barriers to facilitating the participation and engagement of protected groups across the breadth of the arts and cultural sector offer. as a result, it suggests adopting a data and policy-driven approach has the potential to over-simplify the practical and psychological obstacles that need to be addressed to work towards equality of opportunity for all
Intersectionality
Khan, O and Shaheen, F. (2017) Minority Report Race and Class in the post-Brexit Britain. London: Runnymede. This report aims to analyse and understand how race and class interact – notably by interrogating the persistence and extent of intergenerational inequalities on the grounds of race and class, and examining how those are then supported by racist and classist attitudes and behaviours.
https://www.runnymedetrust.org/uploads/publications/pdfs/Race%20and%20Class%20Post-Brexit%20Perspectives%20report%20v5.pdf
Minority Report Race and Class in the post- Brexit Britain report aims to analyse and understand how race and class interact – notably by interrogating the persistence and extent of intergenerational inequalities on the grounds of race and class, and examining how those inequalities are then unjustly supported by racist and classist attitudes and behaviours. The contributors of chapters underline the need for a more informed analysis which can lead to building of shared interests among the multi- racial working class, It also raises arguments for policy makers, such as including the voices of BAME working class in order to respond class- based and race- based inequalities.
Intersectionality
Gorman, S. (2017) Where am I? Black Asian and minority ethnic role models in performing arts? London: MAYA productions. This research project report explores the importance of BAME role models for developing a more diverse work force. It also looks into concerns of Arts Council England and other key sector bodies and a growing public recognition.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/suzanne_gorman_bame_role_models.pdf
Where Am I? Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Role Models in Performing Arts? research project explores the importance of BAME role models for developing a more diverse workforce. It also looks into concerns of Arts Council England and other key sector bodies and a growing public recognition. The overall aim of this study is to facilitate change, and start vital conversations and generated insights that accelerate a diverse workforce and see confident, adaptive and resilient BAME workers and leaders across the cultural sector.
Intersectionality
Patel, K. (2019) Supporting diversity in craft practice through digital technology skills development. Birmingham: Birmingham City University. This report examines the creative drivers and some of the challenges facing black and minority ethnic women workers in the UK specifically in relation to their online profile and presence.
https://craftexpertise.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Supporting-Diversity-in-Craft-Practice-report-March-2019.pdf
Supporting Diversity in Craft Practice Through Digital Technology Skills Development report examines the creative drivers and some of the challenges facing black and minority ethnic women workers in the UK specifically in relation to their online profile and presence. It highlights the significance of cultural background and family in craft practice; the challenges of using social media for BAME women workers; finally opportunities and positive aspects of social media use for them.
Intersectionality
Jerwood Arts. (2019) Socio-economic diversity and inclusion in the arts: Toolkit for Employers. London: Jerwood Arts. This toolkit aims to support long-term change across the arts sector by sharing knowledge, providing expert support, and encouraging take-up of an intersectional approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.
https://jerwoodarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Socio-economic-Inclusion-and-Diversity-in-the-Arts-A-Toolkit-for-Employers.pdf
Socio-economic diversity and inclusion in the arts: Toolkit for Employers aims to support long-term change across the arts sector by sharing knowledge, providing expert support, and encouraging take-up of an intersectional approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It provides practical information and tools, including top tips, case studies and extensive practical appendixes of what to measure, where to advertise and further reading.
Leadership
Ono, E. M. (2016) Moving Arts Leadership Forward. Menlo Park, CA: The William and Flora Hewlet Foundation. This report focuses on the changing arts leadership landscape and outlines three primary goals for non-profit arts organisations and funders to consider: supporting individual career pathways; building capacity for cross-generational leadership; fostering shared values of diversity and innovation.
https://www.hewlett.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Moving%20Arts%20Leadership%20Forward_2016.pdf
Moving Arts Leadership Forward is a report focuses on the changing arts leadership landscape under economic pressures, professionalization of the field, cross-generational workplaces and demographic shifts, and display its findings. It also offers three primary goals for non-profit arts organizations and funders to consider: supporting individual career pathways; building capacity for cross-generational leadership; fostering shared values of diversity and innovation.
Leadership
Leighton, S. (2018) Authenticity and activism in cultural leadership: Should we step lightly or bellow from the rooftops? London: Clore Leadership Programme. This is a provocation paper that focuses on authentic activity.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/sophie_leighton_authenticity_and_activism_in_cultural_leadership.pdf
Authenticity and Activism in Cultural Leadership: Should We step Lightly or Bellow From the Rooftops? is a provocation paper which explores the role of authenticity in leadership and the link between authenticity and activism. It argues that authenticity is more than stating one's values, but acting on them. Being authentic can make activism more sustainable and effective.
Leadership
Turner, K. (2018) Kindness in leadership: Making an organisational commitment. London: Clore Leadership Programme. This provocation paper explores the value of kindness that can manifest not only in the outcomes of work in arts and culture, but also in the organisational culture of the workplace itself.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/resources/kindness-leadershipmaking-organisational-commitment
Kindness in Leadership: Making an Organisational Commitment is a provocation paper explores the value of kindness that can manifest not only in the outcomes of work in arts and culture, but also in the organisational culture of the workplace itself. It argues that applying a principle of kindness to organisational culture is not a ‘soft’ or naïve action but rather creates a radical organisational shift. People centred kindness in organisations might result with positive administrative and environmental changes.
Leadership
Carty, H.S., Bryan, D. and Murch, A. (2017) Achieving good governance: A challenge. London: Clore Leadership Programme. This is review of the governance development needs of arts organisations and museums. The aim of the review is to strengthen the governance of arts organisation.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/achieving_good_governance-full_report.pdf
Achieving Good Governance: A Challenge is a review of the governance development needs of arts organisations and museums. It aims to strengthen the governance of arts organisation by identifying resources that are currently available and gaps in provision that might be addressed through a development programme, tailored to the needs of arts organisations and museums.
Leadership
Hoyle, S. and Kings College (2018) Changing Cultures: Transformation of Leadership in the Arts, Museums and Libraries Research Report. London: Arts Council England. This report was commissioned by Arts Council England to better understand the current landscape of leadership in the sector and to survey the support available for leaders to address these pressing challenges. It shows how leadership values and behaviours relate to organisational outcomes, and how interventions work to develop executive leadership skills in England.
https://static.a-n.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Changing-cultures-Transforming-leadership-in-the-arts-museums-and-libraries.pdf
Changing Cultures: Transformation of Leadership in the Arts, Museums and Libraries Research Report was commissioned by Arts Council England to better understand the current landscape of leadership in the sector and to survey the support available for leaders to address these pressing challenges.  It shows how leadership values and behaviours relate to organisational outcomes and how interventions work to develop executive leadership skills in England. The key findings from the report show that leadership is developed most effectively through a combination of structured learning, self-reflection, exchange and practical experience.
Legacy
Cox, T. (2017) Arts Legacy Funding Project Evaluation. Birmingham: DHA Communications. This report considers five action-research partnership projects in different areas of the UK, aiming to enhance the quality of people’s engagement in the arts – and to create a more professional and confident sector whose work is validated and valued.
https://www.phf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ArtWorks-Legacy-Funding-Project-Evaluation-FINAL.pdf
Arts Legacy Funding Project Evaluation report, overall aims to support the initial training and continuous professional development of artists working in participatory settings in order to enhance the quality of people’s engagement in arts-led activity and the arts, and create a more professional and confident sector whose work is validated and valued and is seen as important. It considers five action-research partnership projects in different areas of the UK, aiming to enhance the quality of people’s engagement in the arts – and to create a more professional and confident sector whose work is validated and valued.
Legacy
Garcia, B. and Cox, T. (2013) London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation. Liverpool: University of Liverpool. This report presents the full findings from the Institute of Cultural Capital evaluation of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, providing detailed evidence of the programme’s main achievements as well as explaining the challenges.
http://www.beatrizgarcia.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Garcia-ICC-COFinalReport-UPDATES1.pdf
London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation report presents the full findings from the Institute of Cultural Capital evaluation of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, providing detailed evidence of the programme’s main achievements as well as explaining the challenges encountered throughout its ambitious four-year journey. It concludes that the London 2012 Festival was successful with regards to the diversity of curatorial visions, varied ideals as the Olympic programme, fulfilling crucial Games-time objective to bring the nation together in a common endeavour.
Legacy
Garcia, B., Armitage, N. and Crone, S. (2014) Heritage, Pride and Place. Liverpool: University of Liverpool. This report explores the contribution of World Heritage Site status to Liverpool’s sense of place and future development and considers opportunities and challenges for Liverpool.
http://www.beatrizgarcia.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/ICC-2013-HeritagePridePlace-FullReport.pdf
Heritage, Pride and Place explores the contribution of World Heritage Site status to Liverpool’s sense of place and future development and considers opportunities and challenges for Liverpool to make the most of its World Heritage Site (WHS) designation, building on the methodologies applied within the Impacts 08 programme to assess the multiple impacts of large-scale cultural interventions. The analysis focuses primarily on the impact of the WHS designation on the image and reputation of Liverpool, as well as on local citizens’ sense of place.
Liminality
TBR Creative and Cultural Team (2018) Livelihoods of visual artists: 2016 data report. TBR. This report presents an analysis of a large-scale survey of artists, which was designed to gather evidence in response to challenges and barriers that visual artists face; where they are located and their relationship with the Creative Industries.
https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Livelihoods%20of%20Visual%20Artists%202016%20Data%20Report.pdf
Livelihoods of Visual Artists: 2016 Data Report presents an analysis of a large-scale survey of artists, which was designed to gather evidence in response to challenges and barriers that visual artists face; where they are located and their relationship with the creative industries. It focuses on the challenges and barriers; social, cultural and environmental factors that affect career and talent development and workforce diversity; the factors affecting artist mobility, and interdisciplinary collaboration between visual arts and creative industries.
Liminality
BUDOBS (2015) Cultural climate barometer 2015. Budapest: Budapest Observatory. This inquiry, designed by the Budapest Observatory, focuses on the health of the cultural sector in Europe. Cultural actors were invited to answer questions on what they consider to be problematic or positive factors for the vitality of the cultural field in their respective country.
http://budobs.org/files/concisereport15.pdf
The Cultural Climate Barometer is an inquiry designed by the Budapest Observatory, focuses on the health of the cultural sector in Europe, and even beyond depending on the contributions that may reach back. Cultural actors were invited to answer questions on what they consider to be problematic or positive factors for the vitality of the cultural field in their respective country and to share their experience with the conditions of culture in foreign countries.
Limitations
BUDOBS (2015) Cultural climate barometer 2015. Budapest: Budapest Observatory. This inquiry, designed by the Budapest Observatory, focuses on weaknesses and treats as well as strengths and opportunities. This is the list of problems that countries have recorded as facing factors for cultural life.
http://budobs.org/files/problematic%20factors.pdf
The Cultural Climate Barometer is designed by the Budapest Observatory. It focuses on weaknesses and treats as well as strengths and opportunities. This is the list of problematic factors hat countries have recorded as facing factors for cultural life.
Local Governments
Peraire, M., Valent, J. ad Pascual, J. (2012) Local policies and Diversity. Barcelona: UCLG. Local Policies and Diversity report has been commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015)
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/diversity-eng.pdf
Local Policies and Diversity report has been commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015). This report compiles various definitions of diversity which is cited in numerous perspectives in the Agenda 21 for Culture documents and also UNESCO's universal Deceleration on Cultural diversity.
Local Governments
Peraire, M., Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Globalisation/localisation-glocalisation. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/glocalizacin-eng.pdf
Globalisation/Localisation-Glocalisation report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015) These extracts from previous Agenda 21 for Culture documents underline the need to develop a solid cultural policy which interplays with each other at three levels: the local and regional governments, national development plants and also global such as the United Nations.
Management
Peraire, M., Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Local cultural planning and management. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/planning-eng.pdf
Local Cultural Planning and Management report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015) This report focus on the importance of cultural planning and building a local cultural strategy with reference to the Agenda 21 for Culture, via examples from various local councils, as it usually acts as a starting point.
Marketing
McAndrew, C. (2019) The art market report: 2019. Basel: Art Basel. The report analyses the global art market by looking at its different segments such as gallery business, auction houses, changing patterns of global wealth and art collecting, art fairs, online sales, and economic impact of the art market in general.
https://www.artbasel.com/about/initiatives/the-art-market- down load
The Art Market: 2019 report aims to set a new benchmark for art market analysis. The report, an independent and objective study, analyses the global art market by looking at its different segments such as gallery business, auction houses, changing patterns of global wealth and art collecting, art fairs, online sales, and economic impact of the art market in general.
Memory
Mendoza, N. (2017). The Mendoza Review: An Independent review of Museums in England. London: DCMS. It is the first review conducted in 10 years, focusing on focuses primarily on the 1,312 Arts Council England (ACE)-Accredited museums. It is commissioned by DCMS to gain a deeper understanding of the sector, the issues it faces, and how it can be best supported by government.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/673935/The_Mendoza_Review_an_independent_review_of_museums_in_England.pdf
The Mendoza Review is the first review conducted in 10 years, focusing on focuses primarily on the 1,312 Arts Council England-Accredited museums. It is commissioned by DCMS to gain a deeper understanding of the sector, the issues it faces, and how it can be best supported by government. In particular, it looks at the increase and diversification of audiences; the role museums play in developing local communities and place-making; how museums support soft power; and, crucially, how government might help to create a resilient sector. The report has the following sub-headings: Adapting to today’s funding environment, growing and diversifying audiences, dynamic collections curation and management, contributing to place-making and local priorities, delivering cultural education, developing leaders with appropriate skills, digital capacity and innovation, and finally working intentionally.
Memory
Cannadine, D. (2018). Why Collect? A Report on Museum Collection Today. London: Wolfson Foundation. This report is an inquiry into the impact of these unprecedented challenges such as austerity, pressures and expectations of national and local governments from museums and galleries on the current collection practices (or the lack of them) of our museums and galleries.
https://www.artfund.org/assets/downloads/why-collect-report.pdf
Methodology
Lijia, E. (2014) Art, research, empowerment: On the artist as a researcher. Stockholm: Swedish Ministry of Education and Research. This report concentrates on artistic research and its development, focusing primarily on Sweden, but also other western examples, from the point of view of artists who engage in research, investigate and experiment in a way that develops art and widens the ability to perceive the world.
https://www.government.se/contentassets/7c02c282af4a43fc9c3623b7d9a9089e/art-research-empowerment---the-artist-as-researcher
Art, Research, Empowerment: On the Artist as a Researcher concentrates on artistic research and its development, focusing primarily on Sweden, but also other western examples, from the point of view of artists who engage in research, investigate and experiment in a way that develops art and widens the ability to perceive the world. It also explores methodologies, theories and the practice as well as arts education around the questions of what des research do for art and what is good art?
Methods
Bishop, A. et al (2019) Innovation mapping now. London: Nesta. This report underlines the importance of new, more detailed and timely data and the usage of powerful analytics; it also outlines new ways of presenting information.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/Innovation-Mapping-Now-March-2019.pdf
Innovation Mapping Now underlines the importance of new, more detailed and timely data and the usage of powerful analytics; it also outlines new ways of presenting information. It argues that traditional data sources, such as business and innovation surveys, and aggregate measures of R&D spend, STEM graduate supply and patenting, were never designed to create those maps, and explores new datasets, analytics methods and interactive visualizations to address some of these gaps
Money
Zeqo, K. and De Voldere, I.. (2017) Crowdfunding: Reshaping the crowd's engagement in the culture. Brussels: European Commission. This study examines to what extent crowdfunding is used in the cultural and creative sectors in Europe. Based on information from nearly 75,000 crowdfunding campaigns, the study provides a unique insight into the uptake of crowdfunding since 2013 across different subsectors and models.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/7e10916d-677c-11e7-b2f2-01aa75ed71a1/language-en/format-PDF/source-search
Crowdfunding has witnessed a significant increase in Europe in recent years. This study examines to what extent crowdfunding is used in the cultural and creative sectors in Europe. Based on information from nearly 75,000 crowdfunding campaigns, the study provides a unique insight into the uptake of crowdfunding since 2013 across different subsectors and EU Member States, as well as into the use of different crowdfunding models, average amounts being raised and success rates.
Money
Heemsoth, C., Brockmann, C., and Weis T. (eds.) (2018) Exhibition Remuneration Right in Europe 2018. Berlin: Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK). This booklet provides an overview of national and regional exhibition remuneration models that have already been implemented successfully as well as related current recommendations and campaigns by various artists' associations.
https://www.iaa-europe.eu/images/Campaign2019/Handout_Exhibition_Remuneration.pdf
Exhibition Remuneration Right in Europe booklet provides an overview of national and regional exhibition remuneration models that have already been implemented successfully as well as related current recommendations and campaigns by various artists' associations. It also provides information of exhibition remuneration models to be used for budgeting.
Money
Directorate-General for Communication, Networks, content and Technology (2019) Ex-ante Evaluation of New Financial Instruments for SMEs, mid-caps and organisations from the cultural and creative sectors report. Brussels: European Commission. This report looks at the specific challenges that cultural and creative sectors face in funding new activities and enabling growth; these constraints are linked.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/935e114a-5687-11e9-a8ed-01aa75ed71a1/language-en/format-PDF/source-95247359
Ex-ante Evaluation of New Financial Instruments for SMEs, mid-caps and organisations from the cultural and creative sectors report looks at the specific challenges that cultural and creative sectors face in funding new activities and enabling growth; these constraints are linked to market failures at local, pan-European and global levels. This study addresses funding gaps and barriers persisting across Europe, both for loan and equity finance, and recommends that these can be overcome via a mix of financial instruments and technical assistance.
Narrative
altmarche, E. (2019) Telling the difference: using stories to change the systems. London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. This report explores new ways of communicating why oceans matter in order to secure better management and protection. It also displays how stories and storytelling can contribute to shape the world.
https://content.gulbenkian.pt/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2018/02/08122506/TELLING-THE-DIFFERENCE_Digital_.pdf
Telling the Difference: Using Story to Change the Systems explores new ways of communicating why oceans matter in order to secure better management and protection. It also displays how stories and storytelling can contribute to shape the world. The stories are critical if we are to make real progress in social and environmental change.
Negotiation
UNESCO (2005) Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions. Paris: UNESCO. This overview of conventions aims to foster creativity, and to balance the economic and cultural aspects of development.
https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000246264?posInSet=28&queryId=b8a1dceb-0ddb-41c6-b2ee-af994e82b135
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions aims to foster creativity, and to balance the economic and cultural aspects of development. As of February 2018, 145 states and the European union have ratified or acceded to the Convention.
Network
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2017) Sharing the stage: Policy, practise and quality seminar report London: CGF.This report touches upon the issue of quality in the arts based on tangible questions around governance, as well as intangible ones about the nature of power.
https://content.gulbenkian.pt/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/11/01092314/Sharing-the-Stage-Policy-and-Practice-Quality.pdf
Sharing the Stage: Policy, Practise and Quality report touches upon the issue of quality in the arts based on tangible questions around governance, as well as intangible ones about the nature of power. The document starts with a short literature review of the work on quality in the participatory arts sphere, then it explores what quality might mean through lenses of four groups of participants: project participants, social partners, audiences and the arts organisations
Network
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2017) Sharing the stage: Policy, practise and quality seminar report London: CGF.This report is based on small groups discussions on arts organisations’ function as ‘colleges’ (places for learning), ‘town halls’ (places for debate) and ‘parks’ (meeting places), and explored the concept of arts organisations being ‘hospitals’ (places of well-being and health).
https://content.gulbenkian.pt/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/11/01092251/Sharing-the-Stage-Policy-and-Practice-Civic-Role.pdf
Sharing the Stage - Policy, Practise: The Civic Role of Arts Organisations report is based on small groups discussions on arts organisations’ function as ‘colleges’ (places for learning), ‘town halls’ (places for debate) and ‘parks’ (meeting places), and explored the concept of arts organisations being ‘hospitals’ (places of well-being and health). It concludes that arts organisations should move to seeing participation as co-creating rather than spectating they also need to decide how to inhabit the new public spaces they find themselves in.
Organisations
Thelwall, S. (2011) Size Matters. London: Common Practice. This report was compiled towards a better understanding of the value, operation and potential of small visual arts organisations.
http://www.commonpractice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Common-Practice-London-Size-Matters.pdf
Seize Matters is a report was compiled towards a better understanding of the value, operation and potential of small visual arts organisations. It explores the significant potential of small visual arts organisations have in the present cultural landscape and economy, also detailing the operational and investment challenges they face in realising this. Finally, it advocates a reconsideration of present assessment and investment practices.
Performance
Bennett, E. and McKay, G. (2019) From brass band to buskers: Street music in the UK. Norwich: AHRC/ University of East Anglia. This report aims to chart and critically examine available writing about the historical and contemporary presence of street music in the cultural landscape and our shared public spaces, drawing on both academic and ‘grey’/cultural policy literature in the field.
https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/70955/1/Bennett_McKay_Street_Music_report_interactive.pdf
From Brass Band to Buskers: Street Music in the UK report aims to chart and critically examine available writing about the historical and contemporary presence of street music in the cultural landscape. The research has been done in four parts: First, investigating the knowledge and understanding surrounding street music; second, examining the cultural value of street music; third, exploring the scope of street music practice within the UK in particular; finally, evaluating the role of street music in the continual formation of communities and sense of place.
Performance
Matarosso, F. (2019) A restless art. London: Central Books. This report provides a modern-day snapshot of innovative practice from around the world, and sets out an argument for the value of participatory and community art.
https://arestlessart.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/2019-a-restless-art.pdf
Power
Nisbett, M and Doeser, J. (2017) The art of soft power: A study of cultural diplomacy at the UN office in Geneva. London: Kings College. This study on the use soft power at the UN Office in Geneva is based on research report on cultural diplomacy. It shows how diplomats use art and culture in the service of soft power.
https://www.kcl.ac.uk/archive/cultural/documents/theartofsoftpower-v1-web.pdf
The Art of Soft Power: A Study of Cultural Diplomacy at the UN Office in Geneva is based on research report on cultural diplomacy. It reveals how and why art
is deployed by diplomatic missions alongside the formal business of the United Nations. It displaces existing assumptions and clarifies two distinct intentions: reaching out and standing out. It shows how diplomats use art and culture in the service of soft power.
Power
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2017) Sharing the stage: Policy, practise and quality seminar report London: CGF. This report outlines the results of the policy and practice seminar on ‘working with and influencing the mainstream, which aims to find ways to influence change in the short and long term, so that more inclusive models of practice can be developed.
https://content.gulbenkian.pt/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/11/01092300/Sharing-the-Stage-Policy-and-Practice-Mainstream.pdf
Sharing the Stage: Policy, Practise and Quality outlines the results of the policy and practice seminar on ‘working with and influencing the mainstream, which aims to find ways to influence change in the short and long term, so that more inclusive models of practice can be developed. The document starts with a short literature review of the work on quality in the participatory arts sphere, then it explores what quality might mean through lenses of four groups of participants: project participants, social partners, audiences and the arts organisations
Practice
Gordon-Nesbitt, R. (2012) Value, Measure, Sustainability. London: Common Practice. This report aims to map the range of knowledge- and skills- focused professional development programmes currently offered by arts organisations across the United Kingdom.
http://www.commonpractice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Common-Practice_Value_Measure_Sustainability.pdf
Value, Measure, Sustainability report aims to map the range of knowledge- and skills- focused professional development programmes currently offered by arts organisations across the United Kingdom. With special focus to small scale organisations, it draws attention to the need to develop ways of measuring a wider variety of types of value, considering value according to fiscal, artistic, social and societal parameters.
Regeneration
Hatch Regeneris (2019) Culture-led Regeneration. London: Local Government Association. This report explores the civic role of the arts organisations and provides many examples of the different ways in which arts and culture are shaping places for the better.
https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Culture-led%20regeneration%20achieving%20inclusive%20and%20sustainable%20growth.pdf
Culture-led Regeneration: Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth report inquires the civic role of the arts organisations and provides many examples of the different ways in which arts and culture are shaping places for the better. It focuses on the role that local government plays in the leisure, sports, heritage and culture by looking at different types of councils - urban and rural, unitary, country and district, and finally UK City of Culture activities.
Representation
O'Neill, K. (2018) Do I Have to Change my Class to be a Leader? London: Clore Leadership Programme. This is a provocation paper that explores the challenges of social class for arts and cultural leaders.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/karen_oneill.pdf
Do I Have to Change my Class to be a Leader? is a provocation paper that explores the challenges of social class for arts and cultural leaders. The provocation paper underlines the issue of representation of the working classes within the cultural sector extends beyond the employment statistics and the boardroom, which involves audience members and artists themselves, and invites future leaders of arts and cultural sector to explore the need and ways to disrupt and empower change.
Representation
Bonham-Carter, C. (2016) Representation of female artists in Britain in 2016. London: Freelands Foundation. The intention of this report, commissioned by the Freelands Foundation, is to provide up-to-date data on the representation of women in the art world, in order to provoke critical awareness of gender parity in the sector. Other reports available from the Freelands Foundation too.
https://freelandsfoundation.co.uk/documents/Representation-of-female-artists-research-2017.pdf
Representation of Female Artists Research was commissioned by the Freelands Foundation. The intention of this report is to provide up-to-date data on the representation of women in the art world, in order to sustain and provoke a critical awareness of gender parity in the art world. It tracks the representation of female artists in Britain in 2016, it also gathers data about the artworks that are created by women since 2000 and also new data on the representation of the women in the commercial sector. Other reports available from the Freelands Foundation too.
Research
BOP consulting (2019) The Gulf festivals, Skills research. London: British Council. This report focuses on festivals in the Gulf countries.
https://www.britishcouncil.om/sites/default/files/british_council_-_gulf_festivals_skills_research_-_english_v10.pdf
The Gulf Festivals, Skills Research is the summary report focuses on festivals in the Gulf countries. Many feature traditional craft and heritage and others feature contemporary art and live performance. Some of the cases presented in the report also touch upon issues of urban planning, environment and social inclusion.
Research
The Royal Society (2018) Research Culture. London: RS. This report is based on 12 workshops that explored and reimagined research funding and assessment systems. The emerging common themes were: recognition and esteem; setting culture; a culture of mobility; open science and fostering scientific leadership.
https://royalsociety.org/~/media/policy/Publications/2018/research-culture-workshop-report.pdf
Research Culture (embedding inclusive excellence, insights on the future culture of research) report is based on 12 workshops that explored and reimagined research funding and assessment systems. The emerging common themes were: recognition and esteem; setting culture; a culture of mobility; open science and fostering scientific leadership.
Resilience
Gorton, C. (2016) Building digital leadership and resilience in the UK’s cultural sector. London: Clore Leadership Programme. This research provides new insights for cultural leaders on the use of digital technology to enhance the resilience of their organisations. It highlights that the effective integration of digital technology owes as much to the context as to the qualities of particular leaders themselves.
https://www.cloreleadership.org/sites/cloreleadership.org/files/ceri_gorton_-_digital_leadership_report.pdf
Building Digital Leadership And Resilience in the UK's Cultural Sector research provides new insights for cultural leaders on the use of digital technology to enhance the resilience of their organisations. It highlights that the effective integration of digital technology owes as much to the context as to the qualities of particular leaders themselves. Characteristics emerging from the research include how leaders collaborate and innovate by learning from and with their users and networks, creating agile processes and ways of working, and drawing together diverse skills and teams.
Resillience
Woodlesy, S. et al ( 2018) What is Resilience anyway? London: Golant Media Ventures and The Audience Agency. This report, commissioned by Arts Council England, explores how the frequently used term ‘resilience’ has been understood in the arts and culture sector in the UK. The report is based on literature and extensive qualitative and qualitative research.
http://www.culturehive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/What-Is-Resilience-Anyway.pdf
What is Resilience anyway? report is commissioned by Arts Council England, explores how the frequently used term ‘resilience’ has been understood in the arts and culture sector in the UK. The report is based on literature and extensive qualitative and qualitative research. It embraces a perspective for a long-term resilience of the arts and cultural sector, which requires adaptability to embrace innovation, the willingness and ability to accept risk and to see failure (whether of projects or organisations) as a natural part of a vibrant ecosystem, and suggests a future in which arts and culture can flourish and thrive, rather than simply survive.
Risk
Museums Association (2017) Museums facing closure: Legal and ethical issues. London: MA. This reports looks into over 20 recent museum closures in the UK to understand how the governing bodies, the employees and the individuals involved responded.
https://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1223556
Museums Facing Closure: Legal and Ethical Issues reports looks into over 20 recent museum closures in the UK to understand how the governing bodies, the employees and the individuals involved responded. This report provides general information on how governing bodies, museum staff and volunteers have approached closure and outlines the issues they faced and the guidance that they found useful. It is designed for governing bodies and museum staff and volunteers facing a similar challenge.
Skills
Cultural Skills Unit (2014) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Germany, Greece, Poland and Romania. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in: Germany, Greece, Poland and Romania is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/europe_-_research_summary_final.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in: Germany, Greece, Poland and Romania is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It aims to contribute greater understanding of the skills gaps and shortages across the cultural sector.
Skills
Cultural Skills Unit (2014) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Burma, The British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Burma is summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/east_asia_report_executive_summary_credit_fixed.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Burma is summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It aims to acquire greater understanding of the skills gaps and shortages affecting the cultural sector.
Skills
Kim, S. and Goncharova, A. (2017) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Kazakhstan. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Kazakhstan is a summary of a cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/kazakhstan_research_summary_english.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Kazakhstan is a summary of a cultural skills research done by the British Council. It gives an overview of Kazakhstan’s cultural policy and the key players in the cultural and cultural education sectors. It goes on to identify the main skills gaps and shortages across the seven sub-sectors.
Skills
Mansour, S. (2016) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/h218_culturalskillsunit_sub-saharan_africa_english_version_final_web.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It aims to contribute greater understanding of the skills gaps and shortages across the cultural and creative sectors in
the region.
Skills
Leiva Cultura e esporte, J. (2016) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Brazil. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Brazil is a summary of a cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/g131_cultural_skills_brazil_english_final_v2_web.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Brazil is a summary of a cultural skills research done by the British Council. This report aims to assess the labour shortage and the skills gaps of professionals from the cultural sector in Brazil, particularly in the areas of performing arts, visual arts and music.
Skills
Lado, B. (2016) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Colombia. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Columbia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/g197_cultural_skills_columbia_english_final_web.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Columbia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It aims to present an overview of the skills gaps and shortages of the cultural sector, and to present recommendations and delivery models to the British Council to implement evidence-based skills programmes in the country to address the sector’s specific needs.
Skills
Kiger, R. (2017) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Turkey. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Turkey is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/h171_01_culturalskills_turkey_executive_summary_english_final.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Turkey is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. This report explores the skills gaps, shortages and opportunities across the cultural sector in Turkey. The research included interviews with experts, including policymakers, British Council colleagues and professionals working in education institutes, cultural institutions and independent organisations
Skills
Mansour, S. (2016) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in: Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/f281_culturalskillsunit_executivesummary_final_web.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in: Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It aims to contribute greater understanding of the skills gaps and shortages across the cultural sector. The research included interviews with experts, including policymakers, British Council colleagues, and professionals working in education institutes, cultural institutions and independent organisations.
Skills
Institute for Urban Social Development (2017) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Russia. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Russia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/csu_russia_executive_summary_eng_2017_09_04_preview.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Russia is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. The focus of the research is existing educational opportunities for administrative and technical professionals in the cultural sector: whether they meet labour market demands, what skill shortages and gaps are affecting the cultural sector, and how and where the educational programmes can add greatest value to the cultural sector in Russia.
Skills
Pac Multimedia (2017) Examining cultural skills gaps and shortages in Western Balkans. London: British Council. Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Western Balkans is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council.
https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/h086_02_culturalskillsunit_western_balkans_final_web_1.pdf
Examining Cultural Skills Gaps and Shortages in Western Balkans is a summary of cultural skills research done by the British Council. It gives an overview of cultural policy, along with key players of the cultural and cultural education sectors in each of the six countries. It goes on to identify the main skills gaps and shortages across the sub-sectors.
Society
Wilson, N., Gross, J. and Bull, A. (2017) Towards cultural democracy: Promoting cultural capabilities for everyone. London: King's College. This report suggests a new way to understand creative potential: the substantive freedom to co-create versions of culture that it names as 'cultural capability'. It presents cultural democracy as a vision for an alternative way of cultural policy making which will support cultural capabilities of everyone.
https://www.kcl.ac.uk/cultural/resources/reports/towards-cultural-democracy-2017-kcl.pdf
This report suggests a new way to understand creative potential: the substantive freedom to co-create versions of culture that it names as 'cultural capability'. It presents cultural democracy as a vision for an alternative way of cultural policy making which will support cultural capabilities of everyone. The report builds on portraits, cases studies and experiments that are already been recorded via research or programmes such as Get Creative, and concludes with policy recommendations.
Solidarity
Cruz, C. (2016) Practicing solidarity. London: Common Practice. This paper reports on ideas addressed at the Common Practice conference titled “public assets: small- scale arts organisations and the production of value” at Central Saint Martins.
https://sca-net.org/downloads/57fcdf6a1c3ea-commonpracticepracticingsolidary.pdf
Practicing Solidarity paper reports on ideas addressed at the Common Practice conference titled “public assets: small- scale arts organisations and the production of value” at Central Saint Martins. It explores the ways in which small-scale arts organisations produce artistic value beyond standard measures and quantifications; provide spaces
for public experience beyond the market; and, in so doing, make a vital contribution to cultural wealth.
Solidarity
Ross, M. (2018) Solidarity In Europe: Alive and active, European. Brussels: Commission. This report focuses on solidarity actions that are largely conducted at national levels but there is also evidence of transnational – European – activities by civil society organisations that are subject to constraints of political mobilisation and technical barriers such as funding
https://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/pdf/policy_reviews/solidarity_in_europe.pdf
Solidarity In Europe: Alive and Active report focuses on solidarity actions that are largely conducted at national levels but there is also evidence of transnational – European – activities by civil society organisations that are subject to constraints of political mobilisation and technical barriers such as funding. It argues that capturing the potential of solidarity is an important opportunity for the EU’s own relevance, renewal and resilience.
Sustainability
European Commission (2019) Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030. Brussels: European Commission. The questions raised in this reflection paper are intended to inform a debate among citizens, stakeholders, governments and institutions with a view to the preparation of the European Union’s Strategic Agenda 2019-2024, and the priority to be set by the next European Commission.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/3b096b37-300a-11e9-8d04-01aa75ed71a1/language-en/format-PDF/source-95246760
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030 is a reflection paper written by the European Commission. The questions raised in this reflection paper are intended to inform a debate among citizens, stakeholders, governments and institutions with a view to the preparation of the European Union’s Strategic Agenda 2019-2024, and the priority to be set by the next European Commission. The report starts this informed debate by defining sustainable development as securing that economic growth enables to maintain a model which produces fair outcomes for all of humanity, and ensuring that humans do not consume more resources that the Earth has to offer.
Sustainability
Johnson, C. (2015) The show must go on, Powerful Thinking. London: Julie’s Bicycle. This environmental impact report also suggests a vision on the UK festival Industry. It aims to inspire the festival industry sector to lead by example in achieving impact reduction targets and calls for festivals to commit to achieve a 50% reduction in green-house gas emissions by 2025.
https://www.juliesbicycle.com/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=d62c77a1-0b14-4d5e-a5c9-4d93e5a6aab5
The Show Must Go On is an environmental impact report, which also suggests a vision on the UK festival Industry. It aims to inspire the festival industry sector to lead by example in achieving impact reduction targets and calls for festivals to commit to achieve a 50% reduction in green-house gas emissions by 2025. Festival Vision:2025 aims to galvanise the existing commitment in the festival industry to act together on climate change by setting out clear aims and the beginnings of a roadmap for action.
Sustainability
Bottrill, C. et al (2012) Energising Culture: A Guide to Future Energy for Cultural Buildings. London: Julie’s Bicycle. This guide to future energy for cultural buildings aims to set out the issues around energy demand, energy supply and the related implications for business models, and to be able to make informed decisions about a long-term energy strategy for arts buildings.
https://www.juliesbicycle.com/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=1123658f-ab0e-4a57-9cfe-2ed56fafd0f5
Energising Culture is a guide to future energy for cultural buildings, and aims to set out the issues around energy demand, energy supply and the related implications for business models, and to be able to make informed decisions about a long-term energy strategy for arts buildings. It argues that an informed and longer-term approach to energy strategy and management has the potential to save money, drive innovation, and catalyse the business relationships and ideas that are necessary conditions for sustainable and resilient businesses.
Sustainability
Peraire, M. , Valent, J. and Pascual, J. (2012) Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development. Barcelona: UCLG. This report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015).
http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/dsostenible-eng.pdf
Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development report was commissioned by the Global Network of Cities, Local and Regional Governments (UCLG) in the framework of the revision of Agenda 21 for Culture (2013-2015). The Agenda 21 addresses five essentials of sustainable human development, culture and human rights, culture and governance, cultural sustainability and territory, culture and social inclusion, and culture and economy.
Sustainability
UNWTO and UNDP (2017) Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals - Journey to 2030. Madrid: World Tourism Organization and United Nations Development Programme. This book aims to inspire governments, policymakers and tourism companies to incorporate relevant aspects of the SD Guidelines into policy and financing frameworks as well as business operations and investments.
https://www.e-unwto.org/doi/book/10.18111/9789284419401
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals- Journey to 2030 serves as a guide to how the tourism sector can contribute towards the implementation and achievement of the 17 SDGs. It aims to inspire governments, policymakers and tourism companies to incorporate relevant aspects of the Sustainable Development Guidelines into policy and financing frameworks as well as business operations and investments.
Sustainability
Patterson, T. and Barrat, S. (2019) Playing for the Planet: How Video Games can deliver for People and the Environment. Arendal: UN Environment/GRID. This report summarises recent relevant developments in the video games sector, perspectives from over 50 thought leaders from the industry, and extracted seven recommendations to provoke new thinking, new collaborations, new games and real-world impact.
https://gridarendal-website-live.s3.amazonaws.com/production/documents/:s_document/463/original/Gaming_screen.pdf?0=
Playing for the Planet: How Video Games can deliver for People and the Environment summarises recent relevant developments in the video games sector, perspectives from over 50 thought leaders from the industry, and extracted seven recommendations to provoke new thinking, new collaborations, new games and real-world impact. This assessment presents a vision of how the video game industry, gamers, parents, policymakers and UN Environment can together ‘Play for the Planet’.
Sustainability
Tickell, A. et al (2017) Culture and Climate Change. London: Julie's Bicycle and C40. This is a handbook for city leaders that focuses on how can cities integrate environmental sustainability into cultural policymaking.
http://www.worldcitiescultureforum.com/assets/others/Culture_and_Climate_Change_Handbook_for_City_Leaders.pdf
Culture and Climate Change is a handbook for city leaders that focuses on how can cities integrate environmental sustainability into cultural policymaking? This report surveys the current situation in World Cities and provides practical advice on how city leaders can put culture at the centre of their plans.
Talent
Curth, A. et al (2019) Skill audit: Tools to identify talent. Brussels: European Commission. This report aims to improve the knowledge base about skills audits, to identify main types, methods and approaches used for skills audits as well as assess the extent to which standards are used as part of the process. Considerations about effectiveness of skills audits were also analysed.
https://publications.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/4cbf22f1-4547-11e9-a8ed-01aa75ed71a1/language-en/format-PDF/source-95246037
Skill Audit report aims to improve the knowledge base about skills audits, to identify main types, methods and approaches used for skills audits as well as assess the extent to which standards are used as part of the process. The report suggests that skills audits as a practice to identify and document knowledge, skills and competence of individuals with a view to further inform decisions about career orientation, education or training.
Targets
Johnson, C. (2015) The show must go on, Powerful Thinking. London: Julie’s Bicycle. This environmental impact report also suggests a vision on the UK festival Industry. It aims to inspire the festival industry sector to lead by example in achieving impact reduction targets and calls for festivals to commit to achieve a 50% reduction in green-house gas emissions by 2025.
https://www.juliesbicycle.com/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=d62c77a1-0b14-4d5e-a5c9-4d93e5a6aab5
The Show Must Go On is an environmental impact report, which also suggests a vision on the UK festival Industry. It aims to inspire the festival industry sector to lead by example in achieving impact reduction targets and calls for festivals to commit to achieve a 50% reduction in green-house gas emissions by 2025. Festival Vision:2025 aims to galvanise the existing commitment in the festival industry to act together on climate change by setting out clear aims and the beginnings of a roadmap for action.
Technology
Colvert, A. (2018) The Oracles: Mapping the Affect and Effects of Immersive Play in KS2: Final Report for Punchdrunk Enrichment. London: University of Roehampton. The report aims to understand the purposes, practices, processes and products of The Oracles programme. mapping the relationship between the intensity (affect) and the nature of engagement (effect) in participants’ experiences.
https://www.argle.net/downloads/The-Oracles-Final-Report.pdf
This final report for Punchdrunk Enrichment investigates how gaming pedagogies might be combined with immersive theatre principles to provide a range of learning opportunities for children as they played within and across a range of virtual and physical spaces. It aims to understand the purposes, practices, processes and products of the Oracles programme, mapping the relationship between the intensity (affect) and the nature of engagement (effect) in participants’ experiences.
Technology
Dellot, B. et al. (2019) The four futures at work: Coping with uncertainty in an age of radical technologies. London: RSA Action and Research Centre. The report builds on a conceptual framework which focuses on the current tech taxonomy and critical uncertainties to model four future-of- work scenarios for 2035.
https://www.thersa.org/globalassets/pdfs/reports/rsa_four-futures-of-work.pdf
The four futures at work: Coping with uncertainty in an age of radical technologies report builds on a conceptual framework which focuses on the current tech taxonomy and critical uncertainties to model four future-of- work scenarios for 2035. These are the big tech economy, the precision economy, the exodus economy, and the empathy economy.
Trajectory
Partnership for Young London and Roundhouse (2019) Self-made sector: Working in the Creative Industries. London: Roundhouse. This report explores the barriers facing young people entering the creative industries – particularly BAME young people and those from low-income households. It highlights many challenges young people face along this journey – from education, to family, and in the industry.
https://roundhouse-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/File/14972.pdf
Self-made sector: Working in the Creative Industries report explores the barriers facing young people entering the creative industries – particularly BAME young people and those from low-income households. It highlights many challenges young people face along this journey – from education, to family, and in the industry with questions and topics guided by their lived experience of trying to get into the industry. The report poses recommendations to the sector and to central and regional governments.
Trajectory
Revelli, B (ed.) (2018) Career in the Arts: Visions for the Future. Amsterdam: ELIA. Through quantitative and qualitative research, the NXT Project deepens the understanding of how higher arts education institutions and creative hubs are training students, alumni or young professionals to make a living from their artistic practice.
https://www.elia-artschools.org/userfiles/File/customfiles/nxt-publication-2018-careers-in-the-arts_20180412173643.pdf
Career in the Arts: Visions for the Future focused on supporting the career development of emerging artists and on investigating the challenges that creative people are facing in a world of work that is in constantly evolving. It looks into recent developments in the cultural and creative industries, with particular attention to the expansion of creative hubs and their function as education platforms, both inside and outside higher arts education institutions. Through quantitative and qualitative research, the NXT Project aims to deepen the understanding of how higher arts education institutions and creative hubs are training students, alumni or young professionals to make a living from their artistic practice.