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World Summit on Arts and Culture


  • Perdana Botanical Garden, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia (map)

The 8th World Summit on Arts & Culture will take place in Kuala Lumpur in 2019 and will bring together leading policy makers, researchers, managers, and practitioners from the arts and culture sector from around the world.

The programme will address the theme of "Mobile Minds: Culture, Knowledge and Change" and will explore how actors from across the cultural ecosystem and beyond converge or diverge in their response to change using traditional, contemporary or future-oriented perspectives that strengthen adaptive capacity and resilience, and achieve purpose and coherence within dynamic conditions. It will also consider how cultural policies address and support innovation, hybridity, diversity and digitalisation; how approaches differ across regions, societies and generations; what role governments may have to balance respect for the past and cultural roots with transformed senses of self, innovation and contemporary practice; how collective and cultural knowledge, and artistic practice can inform development; how diversity and differences can enable positive change; and what mechanisms can establish priorities and support fluid responses to change. Held every three years, the World Summit on Arts and Culture is the only international event of its kind in the arts and culture policy field.

Call for papers: Passed
Price: 1,000 MYR - 2,000 MYR
Twitter: #artsummitkl

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Later Event: March 11
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