There is a very interesting session at this year’s Picnic festival that ties directly into the work we are doing.
State-funded cultural projects and institutions are coming under increasing pressure, even in Europe, to diversify their revenue streams and create more ‘self-generated income’. At the same time new opportunities are emerging to change age-old practices and embrace new business models. In Cloudculture, Charles Leadbeater wrote that “…building communities of collaboration around shared interests and ideas… requires very different kinds of leadership and organisation …. Leading international cultural relations in the era of ubiquitous participation, connection and collaboration will require different skills and resources”.
See more about it here.