Creative and cultural industries
“Rwanda is an experimental place. I suppose it is part of our DNA.” Carole Karemena, a veteran cultural manager, reflects on the reason behind the recent surge of creative energy in her native country. Having founded Ishyo Arts Centre 12 years ago with the vision of making cultural experiences accessible to all, Carole has been at the center of the creative renaissance in this eastern African country.
"Cultural and creative companies are the lifeblood of our culture, " said Franck Riester, on November 28, at the launch of the Estates General of Cultural and Creative Industries (ICC) in Saint-Ouen by the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Minister of Culture.
The core of the study focuses on the revenues (turnover) of the end markets of the 10 major cultural and creative industries (CCI) sectors that France Créative and EY have selected to form the scope of analysis.
A new blockchain infrastructure designed for Australia’s creative industries could help overcome problems from missed royalty payments to art fraud and administrative overheads, says a new report.
Industries that rely on digital payments (especially micro-transactions) and complex contracting between parties stand to gain the most from the arrival of blockchain technology. In addition, the ability to authenticate a work as it passes from one buyer to the next, and to generate unique digital works, will be a boon to those industries where scarcity is valued.
Visitors of Bogotá’s edgy and alternative art scene of San Felipe will soon witness a major makeover, and not one that necessary has to do with paint.