Value of the arts
The Creative Health Quality Framework, a ground-breaking new tool that clearly articulates what “good” looks like for arts and culture initiatives that aim to support people’s health and wellbeing, will be launched on September 20th by The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance (CHWA).
Our goal in this brief piece is to engage with concerns about generative AI’s impact on creativity without being bound by the contours of copyright. Copyright is too often treated as a ‘hammer’ for many different ‘nails’ – the singular instrument for addressing a variety of different economic, cultural, and other concerns. As a result, the current debate can obstruct alternative ways of thinking that may be more suitable or practical.
Creating Value: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey is the fifth study in the landmark research series exploring Australians’ engagement with arts and creativity. The National Arts Participation Survey asks how Australians are engaging with arts and creativity in our daily lives. How do Australians feel about arts and creativity? How is our arts engagement changing? Do we recognise the impacts of arts and creativity in our lives and communities? How do Australians feel about public funding for the arts?
Director General of the National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, says the international community has expressed interest in supporting the development of Nigeria’s creative industry. Runsewe who is also the president of the World Craft Council (WCC) made this known in a chat with the media at the closing ceremony of the 16th edition of the NCAC’s International Arts & Crafts Expo held in Abuja at the weekend.
In recent weeks, there has been a significant focus on cultural employment in different parts of the world. In late August in India, G20 Culture Ministers made a call to action, urging the integration of decent work goals into ongoing and future cultural policies. They call for adequate remuneration systems, comprehensive social protection, and support for transition to the formal economy where relevant. Additionally, the importance of a just transition to the digital environment is highlighted, along with the need for increased investments in skills training, technical assistance, and lifelong learning opportunities, particularly crucial for women, youth, and marginalised or vulnerable groups within the cultural and creative sectors (CCSs).
Con el objetivo de visibilizar los talleres de artesanía y convertirlos en un punto turístico dentro de las comunidades y fomentar el desarrollo de los artesanos y sus familias, el Gobierno Nacional lanzará la "Ruta Nacional de la Artesanía".