Re-Shifting Centres and Peripheries: Towards a new sustainability paradigm is the report of Share Your Voice for MONDIACULT: Global Virtual Open Mic civil society consultation process for MONDIACULT 2022, which took place between July and September 2022. The report has been prepared by IFACCA and includes the vital contribution from artists, cultural workers, researchers, organisations, and networks, integrating their perspectives and shared roles in the important debate about the future sustainability of arts, culture and heritage. This public report will also be presented to UNESCO and the official delegates of MONDIACULT 2022.
The Ministry of Culture of the Government of Mexico (an IFACCA National Member) invited IFACCA to partner in designing and delivering the Share Your Voice for MONDIACULT: Global Virtual Open Mic civil society consultation process and capture the key outcomes of the same in this report. The Global Virtual Open Mic consultation process began with an online survey for civil society (including from the cultural sector) and the public at large, with a specific focus on youth. The survey invited the public’s views on their most urgent concerns regarding the future and sustainability of arts, culture and heritage, encouraging them to share examples of existing solutions and offer policy recommendations that address these concerns. More than 170 civil society representatives from 47 countries across the world submitted their contributions, which are presented here. To conclude the consultation process, IFACCA organised two public virtual gatherings with thought leaders from around the world. The Global Virtual Open Mic civil society consultation was supported by a cohort of important Mexican partners: the Tijuana Cultural Centre (CECUT), the Universidad Panamericana (Mexico), the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico) and the North American Cultural Diplomacy Initiative (NACDI).
Read the report here