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Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


by Professor Herman Van Eyken — In the Scandinavian countries, Artistic Research is often defined as the creation of an original work of art in combination with a critical reflection on the process of creation, and publication is when the art work meets an audience and the critical reflection is

ELIA, the European League of Institutes of the Arts, has published a report from its December 2018 regional seminar on “Internationalisation in a post-Brexit Europe”. The symposium was designed to share knowledge on Brexit negotiations, student mobility and fees and the future of higher arts education institution collaboration in Europe.

A new report, Careers in the arts: Visions for the future, based on a 3-year research program, has been released by Creative Europe and ELIA. The report includes case studies from higher education and professional arts practice that focus upon how to make a living from the arts. The report is

Art and research, typically, have their own focal points and contextual understanding of relevance for their fields. But there is at least one strong overlapping area, and artistic research is at the core of this today. Artistic Research is multi-coloured, curiosity driven, open to apply and adapt methods and reach

The European Alliance for Culture and the Arts, a network of over 200 organisations connected with the cultural sector in Europe, have issued a call to European institutions and European union members to put culture and arts at the centre of national and EU priorities.  Their manifesto highlights the essential