Creative Economy

KEA reports on the Creatis Talk with PIAS Belgium Director Damien Wasselle and Benjamin Schoos

Photo credit: Andri Søren Haflidason http://stokkstudio.com / www.andri.haflidason.com The residence for cultural entrepreneurs in Brussels, Creatis, held its third “Creatis Talk” on Wednesday, 21 November on the current situation of the music industry. Invited to this panel were the musician and label owner Benjamin Schoos (alias Miam Monster Miam), director of PIAS Belgium, Damien Wasselle, … Continued

b.creative goes to South Korea

b.creative is proud to partner with Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Ministry of Culture to contribute to Startup:CON 2018 in Seoul on 19-20 November 2018. STARTUP:CON is an annual conference organised by KOCCA dedicated to culture and creative entrepreneurship. It will be attended by more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and start-ups from South … Continued

Communiqué 28 September 2018 – The European Parliament publishes a report on the mobility of artists and culture professionals delivered by KEA

KEA just completed a new research commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The research entitled ‘Mobility of artists and culture professionals – towards a European policy framework’ will be presented at the CULT Committee meeting on 10 … Continued

Une politique culturelle pour l’Union Européenne – La culture peut transformer l’Europe – par Philippe Kern

Le mouvement initié par Kaaczyński, Orban et Salvini fonde la vision d’une Europe « forteresse », close et isolationniste. Dans leur perspective, la célébration des mythes nationaux s’allie avec une vision nationaliste qui touche également les formes d’expressions culturelles. Ils accusent ainsi l’Union Européenne de menacer les identités nationales[1]. Si la politique culturelle a historiquement … Continued

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Continued

For Culture to Contribute to the European Project !

KEA joins the call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors to make culture more central to EU policies. The European Commission is about to present its draft Regulation for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. In this context, the cultural and creative industries  are requesting more attention from policy makers on the potential for cultural workers … Continued

b.creative – Probably the largest network of creative entrepreneurs in the world!

  The b.creative event in Shanghai enabled to acknowledge the constitution of a wide international network of creative entrepreneurs as a result of the two-year European project Creative Tracks: a directory of 2,500 contacts of professionals of the culture and creative industries 2,870 Facebook fans 1,060 Twitter followers 1,000 platform profiles In Europe only, the … Continued

Cities are driving new cultural policies

  Study visit in Dundee. © Culture for Cities and Regions In the follow-up to the EU Culture Forum, Anna Lisa Boni – Secretary General of EUROCITIES and Philippe Kern – Managing Director of KEA European Affairs discuss the transformation of cultural policies in cities. Culture is everywhere. It reaches out well beyond museums, heritage … Continued