Cultural & creative entrepreneurs call for improved mobility for market exploration and development

KEA reports on the ‘International mobility of creative entrepreneurs’ survey.   Conducted among members of the b.creative network in February 2018, the consultation will inform the development of a European Mobility Fund for Arts and Culture[1] from cultural and creative entrepreneurs’ point of view with the following main messages: Cultural and creative entrepreneurs call for … Continued

KEA calls for a EU budget with meaning

‘The Stars and the Starfish’ by Bleeps. Athens, Greece.   “We have to learn to judge a society on the noise, art and entertainment it makes rather than its statistics.” Jacques Attali   Discussion on the future EU budget has started. The negotiations are decisive for the next programming period (2020-2025) and the implementation of … 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