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Research

Intersections: Emerging creative trends across UK art and digital culture

A series of conversations looking at the ideas and creative practices at the junctures of art and technology in the UK.

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Research

Creative Hubs: Understanding the New Economy

A dynamic ecosystem of creative spaces and communities has developed over the last 10 years. This report has been commissioned to better understand their diverse value, processes and motivations and in doing so, analyse how best to support and stimulate the wider creative economy they are rooted in.

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Connecting Creative Communities: Creative Hubs in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines

Research published in 2017. Beyond identifying and indexing creative hubs in Malaysia, the research looked at the challenges they face, how they operate and assessed their impact.

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Research

Innovative Peacebuilding in Syria

A scoping study looking at the strategic use of technology to build peace in the Syrian context. The research in this report reviews the global context of the peacetech sector and examines current uses of technology in peacebuilding initiatives in the Syrian context. Click through for the Arabic version.

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Research

Games Storytelling

Interviews and articles building a snapshot of artistic and cultural game making across the UK.

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Toolkits

Mapping the Creative Industries: a Toolkit

In many places, little is known about the size or location of the creative industries, or what their needs are. Mapping is the first step in changing this. This toolkit, developed by BOP Consulting does just that.

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Evaluations

Creative Connections: Playable City Lagos

Evaluation by Nesta of the Playable City Lagos project. Helpful things to think about when taking the Playable City programme to other cities.

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Policy Guides

Creative Hubs Mapping Taiwan

How the creative economy in Taiwan is developing, with recommendations and outlooks for the future.

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Policy Guides

Mapping Creative Hubs in Malaysia

Mapping of creative hubs, including what we include in the definition of hubs, background, business models and structures. It also includes a directory of creative hubs and spaces in Malaysia.

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Policy Guides

Policy and Creative Hubs in Vietnam

An overview of the cultural and creative industries and creative hubs in Vietnam. Includes an analysis of where hubs sit within the legal system.

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Policy Guides

New and Changing Dynamics: How the Creative Economy is Evolving

This guide, New and Changing Dynamics: How the Global Creative Economy is Evolving, shows how the global creative economy is changing. Published in 2016, it is an updated companion to the 2010 Introduction to the Creative Economy. Edited by John Newbigin, OBE, chair of Creative England, it has sections about funding, finding your audience and much more.

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