Daniel Gorman is an arts consultant, researcher and producer whose work focuses on increasing dialogue, communication and collaboration, while promoting social justice and equality through the arts. He holds an MSc in Middle East Politics from the University of London, is festival director of Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture and is a cofounder of Highlight Arts, an organisation which works in collaboration with artists in areas in times of conflict.
A series of publications by IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts - that explores how the contemporary arts sector is engaged with the crucial issues of today's reality: politics, economy, gender, environment, globalisation, etc. Fresh Perspectives gives an expert’s view on the value of contemporary arts and cultural practice to individuals and society.
En partant du principe que l'art est toujours politisé, ce livre va droit au coeur de questions cruciales telles que l'art dans les zones de conflit, l'art et la citoyenneté, l'éthique des sources de financement et le boycott culturel. Une lecture enrichissante pour les professionnels les plus expérimentés ainsi que pour ceux qui débutent dans le domaine.
Starting from the assumption that all art is political, this book goes straight to the heart of crucial questions about the role of the arts in areas in times of conflict, the role of arts to build a better world, ethically controversial sponsorship and cultural boycott. Food for thought both for seasoned practitioners and for beginners in the arena of politically engaged arts.