Arts funding should focus on ‘everyday creativity’, researchers claim
A new academic report says that shifting cultural policy to enable people to be creative and make their own culture would be a fairer use of public funds and lead to greater equality.
Academics are calling for a “radical” shift in the way the arts are supported and funded towards a focus on enabling people to be creative and make their own culture.
In a new report, Kings College London researchers also call on publicly funded arts organisations to become community hubs and empower creative citizens by giving them the freedom to “co-create versions of culture”.
They argue that such a shift would be a fairer use of public funds and would bring about greater equality in cultural engagement.
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