Growth, Development, Expansion and International Franchise of the International Independent Arts Council and inaugural announcement of the development of the -already formed- International Independent Cultural Council and the International Independent Creative Industries Council. The International Independent Arts Council, for the past two decades has been focusing in: Participating as an external analyst at specific international […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS – 9th ICCEDA 2018 Conference – Deadline 15st of July 2018

International Cultural and Creative Economy and Development, in Athens, Thursday 4th to Sunday 7thth of October 2018   The Arts Council of Greece in collaboration with the International Independent Arts Council organises the conference entitled: 9th International Cultural and Creative Economy and Development, in Athens, Thursday 4th to Sunday 7thth of October 2018 – 9th […]

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Call for creative minds : Silence Awareness Existence Residency Program

Deadline for applications: 30th of May 2018  Thematic residency program Winter 2018-19 in Finland Periods: 1 or 2 months Months: December 2018 – March 2019 Where: Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland Who can apply You must be at least 23 or older to apply. We are looking for emerging and professional artists, creatives and interesting individuals widely from different […]

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Theatre, Greece And Feydeau: Keep Calm And… This Is Just The Birth Of A Crisis

Georges Feydeau‘s, “The Pregnant Pause or Love’s Labor Lost“, it is staged in Athens, Greece. Article by -Neu Photo Credits: Patroklos SKAFIDAS. Please do visit the photographer’s website here! Under the Greek title:«Η Λεονί εν αναμονή ή το όμορφο κακό».   For the first time in Greece, the Georges Feydeau‘s sensational comedy “The Pregnant Pause […]

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How knowledge about different cultures is shaking the foundations of psychology

Holistic thinking, common in Japan, leads to a certain way of memorising. Author: Nicolas Geeraert  Senior lecturer, University of Essex Photo Credits: PIXABAY The academic discipline of psychology was developed largely in North America and Europe. Some would argue it’s been remarkably successful in understanding what drives human behaviour and mental processes, which have long […]

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March Against Racism – UN Anti-Racism Day, Saturday 17 March 2018

Route here International demonstrations to mark UN anti-racism day here For transport to the 17 march demonstration, click here  Find details of your local rally here   Speakers include: • Diane Abbott MP on the anti-racist alternative to the Tories’ damaging approach to migrants & refugees • Gary Younge on Trump and the rise of […]

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Tourism and Culture Synergies

Published: March 2018 eISBN: 978-92-844-1897-8 | ISBN: 978-92-844-1896-1 Abstract: The UNWTO report on Tourism and Culture Synergies highlights the symbiotic relationship between tourism and culture and the interdependency of the two sectors. The report, undertaken through a survey of UNWTO member states and expert opinion, affirms that cultural tourism plays a major role in global tourism today. It also […]


Guerilla Science and Pratt Institute (USA), Artist-scientist festival residency open call

Guerilla Science and the Pratt Institute in New York are once again hosting a residency for up to 15 artist-scientist collaborations to bring transformational experiences to art and music festivals. The residency will take place over 8 weeks, beginning in March and culminating in late May at Lightning in a Bottle (TBC), an international gathering of festival […]


CAE Reflection on Structural and Financial Barriers to Access to Culture

Cultural participation is the ultimate expression of access to culture. It is a human right enshrined in Article 27 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and as such creates an obligation for its protection and promotion. The presence of multiple and varied cultural opportunities for citizens corresponds with a healthy society, encouraging social […]


Creative placemaking: l’art de la culture en ville

Introduction à l’aménagement créatif du territoire Aux Etats-Unis, deux récents rapports de la Kresge Foundation en partenariat avec l’agence Point Forward montrent l’impact positif de l’intégration des arts, de la culture et du design collaboratif dans des quartiers délaissés de certaines grandes villes post-industrielles. Ces pratiques, englobées et définies par le concept de « creative placemaking », […]



  PRESS RELEASE The Arts Council of Greece – ACG in collaboration with the International Independent Arts Council – IARC and with the support of the Asia Europe Foundation – ASEF, organizes for the ninth consecutive year the three-days conference entitled: 8th INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT, ATHENS 9-11 NOVEMBER 2017. The Conference The […]