C
Concepts
Type
About
Resource address
Class
Report
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
Digital Culture
Toolkit
Commissioned by ACE the Digital Culture Compass is an online toolkit to support arts, culture and heritage organisations to integrate digital technology into their work. It has two elements: a Charter that outlines digital best practices and a Tracker that allows organisations to assess their approach to digital technology and develop plans for future work.
https://digitalculturecompass.org.uk
Covid-19
Report
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
Community
Report
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/
Creativity
Policy Paper
DCMS (2021) Boundless Creativity report has examined the role of innovation in shaping cultural experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and generated a new evidence base to inform the recovery, renewal and future growth of the UK’s cultural and creative sectors.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1005410/Boundless_Creativity_v1.pdf
City
Policy Paper
The City of London developed Area Enhancement Strategies for improving the streets and public spaces in the Square Mile. These strategies focus on sustainable growth and consultation with stakeholders and reflect the City and Mayor of London planning and transportation policies.
https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/services/environment-and-planning/city-public-realm/Pages/strategies.aspx
Digital Culture
Report
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
Critique
Data Set
The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) brings together over 4,200 art professionals from 70 countries all over the world. Its main objective is to promote arts criticism as a discipline and contribute to its methodology.
http://www.aicauk.org
Creativity
Case Study
Intersections: Art and Digital Creativity in the UK is a website/blog featuring a series of conversations looking at the ideas and creative practices emerging at the junctures of art and technology in the UK.
https://medium.com/intersections-arts-and-digital-culture-in-the-uk
Community
Report
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
Collaboration
Toolkit
Pick, F. (2016) Quishare Fest Toolkit . Open Source. This toolkit works as a project that aims to source the organisation of a festival or conference, using the example of flagship event OuiShare Fest. It aims to empower communities and individuals around the world to organize their own OuiShare Fests or participatory.
https://toolkit.ouisharefest.com
Collaboration
Toolkit
Gmitrowicz, D. and Le Sourd, M. (2016) How to build a bridges: Toolkit for cultural centres professionals and not only!! Brussels: European Network of Cultural Centres. This toolkit to support the mobility of cultural centre professionals, guiding them to build international collaborative projects and learning experiences within the framework of Bridge Between mobility programme of ENCC..
https://encc.eu/sites/default/files/2017-03/BECC%20Toolkit%202017_0.pdf
Culture
Case Study
Morris, Hargreaves and McIntyre (2013) The case study on cultural segments: Grayson Perry and the British Museum. London: MHM. Culture Segments is an innovative sector-specific segmentation system for arts and cultural organisations. This case study outlines how it has been used at the Grayson Perry: The tomb of the Unknown Craftsman exhibition at the British Museum.
https://mhminsight.com/articles/grayson-perry-culture-segments-in-action-2196
Critique
Report
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
Critique
Report
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
Critique
Toolkit
Marchevska, E. (2017) The toolkit for itinerant artists. London: Live Art Development Agency. This Toolkit is for those on the move, those who are still and those who can’t travel really. The hardships of being displaced, constantly being in flux are both an existential ordeal and an opportunity to exercise creativity. Ten artists contribute advice, exercises and tools for survival.
https://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/uploads/documents/ELENA_TOOLKIT_WEB.pdf
Creativity
Toolkit
Nesta (2017) Creative Enterprise Toolkit. 2nd Edition. London: British Council. This toolkit is a practical resource to help anyone who is planning to launch a new creative business.
https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/creative_enterprise_toolkit_english.pdf
Creativity
Report
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
Culture
Data Set
CultureCase comprises selected academic research from scholars around the world that can add value to the work of the cultural sector. The research has been edited into accessible summaries of key findings and insights and provides empirical evidence to support activities.
https://culturecase.org
City
Report
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
Creativity
Report
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
Community
Report
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
Culture
Report
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
Culture
Policy Paper
DCMS (2016) The culture white paper. London: UK Government. This policy paper delineates the vision of culture and also culture in action, building on what has been done before. It is the first white paper for culture in 50 years.
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/510798/DCMS_The_Culture_White_Paper__3_.pdf