Category Archives: Reading

Entrepreneurial musings of a Performing Artist

‘We are such stuff as dreams are made of…’ (William Shakespeare, The Tempest) Performing Artists. What is it we actually do? Well, that’s a very good question. For one, we can devise complex theatrical presentations that seek to answer the most challenging of life’s question. Who are we? Why are we here? Why do hotdogs […]

Cultural and Creative Industries: the education that culture needs today

Cultural and creative industries are the key point of support for a new pattern of economic growth based on creativity and innovation, which has an enormous potential to respond to the challenges of the current policy of the European Union (EU). The European Commission attaches special strategic importance to these industries due to their dynamic […]

You don’t know yet but as a student of Arts & Humanities you have some of the most relevant skills an entrepreneur should posses!

How often you heard the story of successful entrepreneurs having MBAs or coming from computer science faculties and degree? How very little you heard of entrepreneurs coming from arts & humanities faculties? While it’s true that business skills or programming skills are very useful, they are also skills which can be learned or outsourced where […]

Cultural Learning Alliance: employability and enterprise

We are happy to share the second briefing paper of Cultural Learning Alliance – Employability and enterprise – on “Why the arts make us more employable, and why the creative industries are our international economic life-raft”. An interesting paper on the value of cultural and creative industries in UK and the role of education in […]

Careers in the arts: visions for the future

We are happy to share the final publication of the NXT project “Careers in the arts: visions for the future”. The project is financed by Creative Europe​ and supervised by ELIA – European League of Institutes of the Arts​. The publication provides experts and artists view on how to make a living from the arts […]