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Creativity and innovation

Although you may not know it, 2009 has been designated European Year of Creativity and Innovation in recognition that Europe needs to boost its capacity for creativity and innovation, both for social and economic reasons.

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Boxed in

Sonya Dyer’s publication questions assumptions about non-white artists, curators and administrators that shape the current diversity landscape, and suggests alternative ways forward.

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Boxed in

Sonya Dyer’s publication questions assumptions about non-white artists, curators and administrators that shape the current diversity landscape, and suggests alternative ways forward. Pdf laserprint quality version of a-n Research paper: Boxed in [size 2.5MB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Storm #2
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Cultural diversity

As I was chaperoned around the 8th Sharjah Biennial: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, the Emirate reminded me of Phoenix Arizona, but instead of US patriotism pervading, Islam sits relaxingly alongside the logos of KFC, Dunkin’ Donuts, Burger King, Pizza Hut, shopping malls and building construction.

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Testimony
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Networks encouraged

From an application of over 115, seventeen projects will receive funding for networking programmes designed to develop future and emerging cultural leaders.

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Professional development news

ARC: Artists’ Resource Centre at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, is to launch ARC+ scheme this month. Through a programme of surgeries, seminars, critique groups and access to practical information and research facilities over the last two years, ARC has developed a […]

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Presentation under review

The first meeting of an Advisory group to steer Arts Council England's major review of the Presentation of Contemporary Visual Arts took place in April. The review intends to make the case for increasing funds for visual arts in the […]

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Holy Ball
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Diversity developments

Winners of the decibel visual arts awards, aimed at black and Asian artists, and curators, were announced in March.

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Queens, New York/Lambeth, London
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Splitting differences

Nisha Duggal reports from A Free State, the recent culmination of decibel, Arts Council England’s cultural diversity profiling initiative.

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Decibel
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Noise worthy

Critical debate and artists’ awards form part of the Decibel programme, running until May 2004. Arts Council England has allocated £5m to the Decibel initiative, designed to create a long-term impact on the profile and support of culturally diverse arts […]

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Online debate launched

Promoting cultural diversity has become a policy priority for arts organisations, yet it is rarely questioned or criticised. Does cultural diversity policy challenge discrimination and broaden the arts scene, or risk politicising the arts at the expense of equality and […]

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Alphabet Soup
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Support for diversity

In June, Black, Asian and Chinese arts were given a significant boost from lottery funds as the Arts Council of England (ACE) announced that £29 million of the £90 million allocated to the Arts Capital Programme will go to Black, […]

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