Salzburg Global Forum: Some Final Thoughts

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We introduced Field Notes as a means of amplifying meaningful conversation. Over the last couple of weeks we put that to the test with content from the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, a program that was essentially 5 days of non-stop (and I mean that in the best possible sense) conversation among 64 people from 35 different countries. On an individual basis, I learned something from each conversation, each interview, each post. On a collective basis, what I learned was not something new but it was still incredibly valuable … [Read more...]

How do arts and culture institutions deal with issues of cultural identity?

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Watch the following video in which Yudhishthir Raj Isar, professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of Paris and a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, talks about the responsibility that arts and culture organizations have to provide cultural translation.     Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on the effects of globalization on the cultural sector.   … [Read more...]

What is Global & What is Local?

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Watch the following video of Fellows of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders talking about the day's discussion around the topics of globalism and localism.     Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on how we in the arts create and articulate value. … [Read more...]

How have the forces of globalization impacted the nature of cultural activity?

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Watch the following video in which Serhan Ada, Head of the Cultural Management Program at Istanbul Bilgi University and a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, suggests that the "new normal" favors the creative.     Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on the effects of globalization on the cultural sector.   … [Read more...]

How do cultural institutions balance being global and local?

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Watch the following video featuring Mikel Ellcessor, General Manager of WDET in Detroit and a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, in which he warns that social media can give us a false sense of connection. He also gives a suggestion for how to make meaningful connections in one's community.     Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on the effects of globalization on the cultural sector.   … [Read more...]

Global, local, and the visitor we can’t see.

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Editor’s Note: This is one of a series of posts from guest bloggers discussing topics from this week’s Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders. Leaders from around the world are coming together to discuss issues that are critically important to the cultural sector − how do we create and articulate our value, what is global and what is local today and what is the role of arts organizations in society.   Museums today are visitor-oriented. We study our visitors, survey them, collect zip codes IP addresses, research … [Read more...]

On What is Global and What is Local in Today’s World?

Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders

Editor's Note: This is one of a series of blog posts from Fellows and panelists of this week's Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders. Leaders from around the world are coming together to discuss issues that are critically important to the cultural sector − how do we create and articulate our value, what is global and what is local today and what is the role of arts organizations in society.     How have the dramatic changes impacted the nature of cultural activity and how are cultural organizations reacting to this … [Read more...]