Design, architecture and spatial planning
On the morning of 20/12, the Ministry of Information and Communications held a conference to evaluate 5 years of implementation and implementation of Decision No. 1755/QD-TTg Strategy for the development of Vietnam's cultural industries to 2020, with a vision to 2030. Speaking at the opening of the conference, Minister Nguyen Van Hung said that in the Cultural Development Strategy, the Government cultural industry has also selected 12 industry groups and fields including: Advertising, architecture, software and entertainment toys, handicraft, design, film, publishing, fashion, performing arts, fine arts, photography, exhibitions, television and radio, cultural tourism.
La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México, a través del Sistema de Apoyos a la Creación y Proyectos Culturales (SACPC), llevó a cabo con éxito la primera etapa del Foro Nacional de Creadores (FONC), que en su primera edición convocó a una audiencia diversa y de todas las edades para disfrutar en los escenarios del Complejo Cultural Los Pinos.
The Creative Innovation Lab launched a new Call for 2023, which will incentivise players from different cultural and creative sectors, including audiovisual, to design and test innovative solutions for key challenges, with a potential positive long-term impact on multiple cultural and creative sectors. Deadline for applications is 20 April 2023.
In view of fostering dynamic creative industries in developing countries, UNESCO has launched an exploratory study, aiming to map the fashion industry in Africa and provide a detailed and accurate assessment of its current state of development. This call is open to interested institutions/organizations that can develop and conduct a multi-stakeholder survey in order to collect qualitative and quantitative data on the main trends, challenges and opportunities faced by the fashion industry in Africa, as well as produce an analysis of the results and present them in a consolidated report, which will be published in the framework of the work conducted by UNESCO on cultural and creative industries and in line with the Organization’s Global Priority Africa.
On the 15 October 2022 between 9.00am and 12.30pm (IST – Colombo time) the workshop “Next generation of Sri Lankan designers – Developing and innovating Sri Lankan craft for export” took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with the aim to promote understanding of the craft and contemporary design for export, identify skills, design and craft opportunities within own network and explore how to add and create higher value through design intervention.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) are collaborating to increase awareness of GSA’s Art in Architecture program and to promote federal art commission opportunities for artists that reflect the diversity of communities across the nation.