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The arts and its connection to environmental sustainability has been a topic of interest for IFACCA for several years. In the context of global debates on climate change and the role of government and international agencies in setting targets and strategies, it is appropriate to consider the role of government agencies with responsibility for supporting arts and culture.
Arts advocacy is a key challenge, one shared by government agencies and arts communities around the world.
Within the overarching theme of Creative Times: new models for cultural development, the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture (January 2014) will focus on how globalisation, shifts in social and economic development, and new forms of communication are generating an array of challenges and opportunities within the cultural field, and on how this is impacting on the development of our societies and nations.
Hosted by the Australia Council for the Arts and IFACCA, the mini-summit on National Policy Frameworks that Support Experimental Arts Practice in a Global Context was held on Friday 14 June 2013 in Sydney, Australia, coinciding with the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Arts (www.isea2013.org). The mini-summit brought together a number of IFACCA member countries, including Canada, Denmark, Chile, Australia and New Zealand, as well as a selection of experts on this topic.
In October 2012, IFACCA conducted a survey of its members to understand more about global trends in government support for artist residencies, in preparation for the Res Artis General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan. At the General Meeting, it became apparent that this report should cover not just IFACCA’s survey analysis but also some of the research, knowledge and experiences presented at the meeting.
In July 2012, IFACCA sought the assistance of its members in providing information on what types of government awards exist for artists, and how they are administered. This followed a query received from Roisín McDonough, the Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, regarding government honour systems for artists.