Culture

How to lure the creative investor?[1]

The ambition of the European Union is to address the EUR 8 billion funding gap which is preventing the cultural and creative sector (CCS)[2] from growing, creating more jobs and stimulating economic and social renaissance. The European CCS is world leader in creativity but lacks the capacity to scale-up largely because of a deficiency in … Continued

Happy New Year! KEA turns 20!

Happy New Year! KEA turns 20!

KEA was created as an organisation with a mission. A mission that has more to do with promoting ideas and values than accumulating consulting fees. We obviously aim to please our customers (mainly public organisations) but we never deviated from our convictions and we are proud of our financial and editorial independence. KEA has survived … 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

Una Politica Culturale per l’Unione Europea -Trasformare l’Europa attraverso la Cultura è possibile – Philippe Kern

La nuova coalizione formatasi tra Kaaczyński, Orban e Salvini si basa su una visione dell’Europa resa più forte dalla chiusura dei confini e dall’innalzamento di barriere. I tre leaders promuovono discorsi nazionalistici e sovranisti[1] contro un’Europa colpevole, a loro avviso, di ledere le identità nazionali. Se storicamente le politiche culturali sono servite come strumento per … Continued

A Cultural Policy for the European Union – Culture to transform Europe – by Philippe Kern

  Italian German French Messrs. Kaaczyński, Orban and Salvini are teaming up. They call for a fortress Europe, building walls. They celebrate national myths and champion nationalistic visions as well as cultural expression. They accuse the EU of threatening national identities[1] .  Historically cultural policy contributed to building the nation state.   It is now used … Continued

Communiqué 22 August 2018 – KEA contributes to ESPON Targeted Analysis on Material Cultural Heritage and Territorial Development

On 20 August 2018, the ESPON EGTC (European Grouping on Territorial Cooperation) released the Inception Report of a new Targeted Analysis on “Material Cultural Heritage as a Strategic Territorial Development Resource: Mapping Impacts Through a Set of Common European Socio-economic Indicators” undertaken by KEA European Affairs in partnership with VVA Economics & Policy (lead partner). … Continued