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BLOG: Rethink and Renew: what we can learn from Visual Artist Sibumski

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good as the saying goes. Although the CCIs have been hit very hard on the whole, the Covid-19 situation has benefited some in one way or another, either consciously or accidentally. Simon Uyterlinde just graduated from a…

BLOG: Swedish exceptionalism, or maybe not? Covid-19 and the live music scene

The details of how the production networks and the related places are affected by the current pandemic will be studied throughout the CICERONE-project. However, we already now know that the different regulations put in place during the pandemic strikes very differently. In the Swedish case…

BLOG: Accelerating the future: Guallart’s vision of architecture in times of uncertainty

The pandemic is clearly affecting the way we work or live.  Resilience and adaptation are the new motto these days.  This is true for many creative sectors but specially for architecture as it defines and shapes the cities and places of tomorrow.  Technology and sustainability…

BLOG: Support for artists and cultural and creative industries before and during Covid-19

In 2017, Dorota Ilczuk together with the team of the Centre for Creative Economy Research at the University of SWPS published the “Support for artists and creators. International perspective“. It was the first in a series of reports that the experts of the Polish Conference…

Blog: The great empty – How social distancing is changing cities and culture?

Culture is produced, reproduced and consumed in cities. Thanks to the development of dense and diversified (economic and social) networks of relations, cities have always been places where the production of culture concentrates and circulates; the urban experience has always been crucial for the development…

Blog: Tourism, CCIs and Covid-19

Borders are closed, travel restrictions are issued and unemployment figures are exploding drastically. Particularly the culture and tourism sector were hit hard by the consequences of Covid-19: museums, concert halls, archaeological sites, hotels and gastronomy were closed and were also impacted by the cancellation of…

blog: It’s the Little Things That Count – Small and Medium Enterprises in the Cultural and Creative Industries

It once seemed that large-scale firms would eventually be the sole form of capitalist production. Economies of scale would set in motion a race towards ever larger, vertically integrated firms. Ford’s River Rouge plant in Detroit –a  “… flagship of industrial giantism”[1] – was the…

Blog: Shock and crises in the cultural and creative industries

In thinking how to illustrate this blog post on shock and crises in the cultural and creative industries this corona spring, we were thinking of Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings or The Scream, by Edward Munch. The latter captures anxiety on many levels whereas the former…

Blog: The impact of the pandemic on the Cultural and Creative Industries in the short and longer run

The oldest proof of figurative paintings by humans was recently found in a cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia. They have been dated some 44,000 years old and people have been painting ever since. Cultural activities are both timeless and resilient: people will keep performing, acting, writing,…

Published: the 2nd in a series of papers on European, national and regional policy frameworks for CCI

CICERONE-members Clémentine Daubeuf, Elisabetta Airaghi, Teodora Pletosu (KEA) and Andy Pratt (City University London) have finished the second of a series of CICERONE papers which explores whether and to what extent the existing European, national and regional policy frameworks concerning cultural industries (and the wider…

Presenting at the round table on the sustainable development of the Bulgarian film industry

CICERONE partners Diana Andreeva and Bilyana Tomova from the Observatory of Cultural Economic (OCE) recently presented the CICERONE project at the roundtable on the sustainable development of the Bulgarian film industry. The roundtable was hosted by the Center for Audiovisual Policy and Media Studies (UNWE)…

Published: the first in a series of papers on the trade environment for cultural goods and services

CICERONE-members Andy Pratt (City University), Thomas Borén (Stockholm University), Clémentine Daubeuf and Arthur Le Gall (both from KEA) have finished the first in a series of papers on the trade environment for cultural goods and services. This first paper entitled “A review of tariff barriers and…

Hosting two sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2019

During the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society 2019 at the Society in London from 28 to 30 August 2019, CICERONE members Andy Pratt, Robert Kloosterman and Marianna d’Ovidio organized two sessions on “Exploring the new global geographies of the creative economy: creative economy…

Published: a report on the CICERONE project methodology

The consortium just published a paper entitled “The CICERONE project methodology”. It serves as the capstone to the methodological approach and initial operationalisation of the concept of the GPN in the field of the creative industries in Europe. The key ideas, approach and principles are…

Plenary meeting in Warsaw: setting the scene for the case study selection

On June 27th and 28th, 2019, the CICERONE team met in Warsaw at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS) for its first plenary meeting. The main focus of the meeting was the kick-starting of the cultural and creative sector studies and, as part…

Just published: a report on how to embark on CICERONE’s empirical research

The CICERONE team has published a third report. Building upon the previous reports (click here to find these) that applied the Global Production Network perspective to the cultural and creative industries and which proposed strategies to overcome anticipated data collection gaps by doing empirical research,…

2nd report: on CCI statistical data and strategies for gathering quantitative data through case studies

There is a need for more general contextual data to sketch the backdrop of CCIs in EU members states. As already stated by Allen Scott in his pioneering study The Cultural Economy of Cities, the cultural economy is represented by an extremely wide variety of…

First report: “Creative and Cultural Industries and Global Production Network approaches so far”

CICERONE has published a report that provides a focused review of the literature on cultural and creative industries since the 1990s, presents the main components of the Global Production Network (GPN) approach and then applies this analytical framework to the cultural and creative industries. Prepared by…

We have lift-off: kick-off meeting in Bari

The very long project journey of 48 months has begun in the beautiful city of Bari, Apulia, Italy. On February 15th and 16th 2019, the consortium met for the very first time at the University of Bari to formally launch the CICERONE project. The key…

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Live Music, Sweden & Covid-19? “As if it was the playing of the guitar that caused the contagion” - Read the new #cicerone blog post by Tove Henriksson, Thomas Borén & Dominic Power from the @Stockholm_Uni - https://bit.ly/33ksvjG
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„The crisis has accelerated the future“, says Vincente Guallart, architect in Barcelona. Read the new #cicerone blog post by @Liabarrese & @MPEastaway from the @UniBarcelona ➡️https://bit.ly/3kowce4
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How can artists and cultural & creative industries be supported during the covid-19 pandemic? Read the new #cicerone blog article by Emilia Cholewicka & Anna Karpińska from the Warsaw SWPS University: https://bit.ly/3lHtfXs
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"The value of culture goes far beyond the economic one" read the full #cicerone blog post by @mariannadovidio, University of Milano-Bibocca @unimib and Lidia Greco & @paoloinno, University of Bari Aldo Moro
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