Urban, regional, rural and remote
Merged with CULTUROPOLIS: International Days on Cultural Rights, the 2022 edition of the Beyond the Obvious conference will take place in Barcelona, 16-19 November. Co-organised by the Culture Institute of Barcelona and Culture Action Europe (CAE) and in partnership with the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), this international gathering will host academic congress, open debates, participatory formats and project marketplace on lines of work focused on rights to access and participation in cultural life, cultural work, sustainability, diversities, participation and communities and digital environments.
The Arts Council has appointed the state and regional arts councils operating in connection with the Arts Promotion Centre Finland for 2023–2024. A total of 171 members work in 20 committees. The difference from the previous one is the new Multi-Arts Council, which evaluates applications for multidisciplinary art and diversity between fields of art, as well as applications for art journalism and comics and illustration art.
£43.5 million investment is being made in Levelling up, as Arts Council England backs art, culture, and creativity for more people in more places, across the country. In total, 990 organisations will receive a share of £446 million (each year) ensuring that more people in more places can find fantastic, fulfilling art and culture on their doorsteps.
El Ministerio de Cultura de la Ciudad organiza e impulsa por segundo año consecutivo el Mes de la Cultura Independiente. Hasta el 30 de noviembre, más de 400 propuestas y más de 450 artistas, tanto locales como de distintas regiones de la Argentina. el Mes de la Cultura Independiente ofrece al público más de 180 funciones gratuitas y otras con entradas a precios accesibles. La iniciativa busca transformar a la Ciudad en escenario y platea, potenciando la cultura independiente no sólo como principal exponente de la identidad cultural, sino también como motor de desarrollo social y económico.
Creative practitioners, organisations and communities across Victoria will have access to upgraded spaces to create and present their work, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Creative Neighbourhood Infrastructure Support Program. Grants totalling over $1 million have been awarded to 11 projects – from workshops to collaborative spaces to mobile studios – supporting creatives to do their best work.
The World Cities Culture Forum launches the World Cities Culture Report 2022 – the most comprehensive account of culture in cities documenting over 200 pioneering initiatives from across 40 global cities in 6 continents. This comprehensive Report is the most far-reaching account of how cities have responded to crisis with creative solutions building great resilience to face the Covid-19 pandemic.