Policy, Business, Education, Research and Tech in the Creative Industries
Weekly, March 5 – 11 2018

Mar 5, 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development: Creative Storytelling for Tourism Audience Development, via Economia Creativa

“Drawing on the literature on storytelling as well as theory on creative economy, platform and transformation economy, the study develops a model for applying creative storytelling to tourism audience development improving the sustainability, mutual understanding and civic engagement between all stakeholders, local inhabitants and tourists, inclusion and competitiveness of the destination”.

Mar 5, Creative Factory, Nantes, France: La Creative Factory Selection is back!

Rendez-vous le 3 avril prochain pour le lancement de la saison 5 de l’accélérateur de Creative Factory.


Mar 5, Digital Catapult, London, UK: “Is it smart AI or dumb AI that should concern us?”, by @AngeloCapossele

“It shouldn’t only be about technology, but above all else it should be about the people that have to trust machines, that’s if we expect a fruitful coexistence and a true picture of the future that we have read about in Asimov’s books”.

Mar 5, Hyperallergic, NYC, USA: “The Arts Contributed a Staggering $763 Billion to US Economy, According to New Data”, by Daniel A. Gross

“New data released Tuesday suggest that in a single year, the US arts and culture sector contributed a whopping $763.6 billion to the nation’s economy — more than the entire GDP of Switzerland”.

Mar 5, Creative Factory, Nantes, France: Usages temporaires: l’île de Nantes sur le devant de la scène européenne

“Terre d’expérimentation, l’île de Nantes et son Quartier de la création inspirent les métropoles européennes. Engagée depuis 2016 dans le projet REFILL – destiné au partage de connaissances sur les usages temporaires en ville –, la Samoa s’est rendue récemment à Athènes et s’envolera bientôt pour Gand, en Belgique, pour l’ultime étape du programme”.

Mar 5, Culture Action Europe: 1% FOR CULTURE!

Continuing to highlight #20reasonsformorecultre and sustainable funding. Reason #2: Cultural participation reinforces democratic principles and values (Council of Europe, 2016). #commit1% #doubleforculture Sign the manifesto à http://bit.ly/2CKByKi 

Mar 6, The Design Museum, London, UK: “Today’s Waste, Tomorrows Raw Material”

@FranklinTill explore how designers are rethinking raw materials to make use of waste to turn homes into self-sustaining eco-systems on the Design Museum’s Instagram feed: http://fal.cn/4EJZ  #RadicalMatter”.

Mar 7, Sónar+D, Spain, via Creative Business Cup, Denmark: Open call: Startup Garden 2018

“Deadline has been extended! Apply before March 30 if you’re a creative startup currently in on-going development! @sonarplusd Startup Garden is an innovative concept and ONLY 30 projects will be selected. Check the call for startups here: http://bit.ly/2zCENlv”.   

Mar 8, Creative England, UK

“Want to help end the culture of harassment, abuse and impunity? Please donate to the Justice and Equality Fund to help women in all industries @WFTV_UK #IWD2018 #InternationalWomensDay2018

Mar 8, Julie’s Bicycle, London, UK: The Seven Creative Climate Trends

“The creative climate movement is growing! Check out our interactive map exploring the global climate revolution coming from the arts sector and tag yourself under one of the Seven Creative Climate Trends that are shaping the movement: https://www.juliesbicycle.com/the-movement”.

Mar 8, European Commission: ΕU Prize for Women Innovators 2018. Finalists announced

“On the occasion of International Women’s day, Commissioner Moedas unveiled the names of the twelve successful women entrepreneurs who were shortlisted for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018, an initiative funded under Horizon 2020”.


Mar 8, Flanders DC, Belgium: Creative Fair Play

“In de creatieve sector is samenwerken en werk uitbesteden essentieel. Het slagen van je samenwerking – tijdelijk, op platformen of eventueel via tussenpersonen – hangt sterk af van het evenwicht tussen alle partijen. Hier zijn onze zeven best practices om succesvol samen te werken met creatieve ondernemers”.

Mar 8, Rise – A group for Women in Broadcast: Rise Mentoring

“We’re celebrating #IWD2018 by spreading the word about our cracking new #RiseMentor scheme for talented & ambitious women in broadcast. Sounds like you? Get applying? http://bit.ly/2CRDK2D”. 

Mar 10, Achim Mohné, Germany: “Pixel for the Earth”

“’Pixel for the Earth’ @Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, 11.03.2018 As conclusion of his project, Achim Mohné dissolved ‘0.0064 Megapixels – Planet Earth Is Blue And There’s Nothing I Can’t Do’ in a public event to support climate activities of Greenpeace http://www.bundeskunsthalle.de/ausstellungen/wetterbericht/achim-mohne-00064-megapixel.html”.