DOXA (δόξα): A common belief, as opposed to truth, doxa is associated with community, dialogue and knowledge. DOXA is an international collective of artists, theorists, designers, architects, engineers, etc.
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Re-imagining Culture: How to (and not to) build a cultural economy. Lessons learnt after the crash and ‘What Now?’ for artists, theorists and professionals working in art, culture and policy
Reclaiming Culture and Creativity from Industry and the UK 'Creative Economy'

Reclaiming Culture and Creativity from Industry and the UK ‘Creative Economy’

‘Reclaiming Culture and Creativity from Industry and the UK ‘Creative Economy’:Towards New Configurations of the Artistic System’ This paper was written for and presented at the European Congress on Aesthetics at the National Anthropology Museum, 11 November 2010 and explores the shift of the artistic system in the 20th century to the ‘creative industries’ where...
Re-imagining Culture: How to (and how not to) build a cultural economy

Re-imagining Culture: How to (and how not to) build a cultural economy

Re-imagining Culture: How to (and how not to) build a cultural economy’ is an edited transcript of our first event in May 2010 at A Foundation. The result is an enriching dialogue with speakers John Kieffer, William Wong and Sonya Dyer on the current state of the arts in the UK from governmental to organisational...
AMASS: Towards an Economy of the Commons

AMASS: Towards an Economy of the Commons

View images from the event on Flickr. Saturday, 16 April 2011 AMASS: TOWARDS AN ECONOMY OF THE COMMONS Saturday, 16 April 2011, 2:00-5:00pm Chisenhale 64 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ RSVP: mail@chisenhale.org.uk FB: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=163869593668098 “To speak of the commons as if it were a natural resource is misleading at best and dangerous at worst—the commons is...
Creative Space

Creative Space

The history of cultural production last century entails a struggle in between criticality and its appropriation by capitalism. As in the work of Theodor Adorno (1), the standardization of creativity, or in other name the commodification of arts propheted the rising of culture industry as one of the main driving force of contemporary capitalism. The...

Conference: The European Congress on Aesthetics, Madrid

Societies in Crisis: Europe and the Aesthetic Concept Paper presented: ‘Re-claiming Culture from Industry and the UK Creative Economy: Towards New Configurations of the Artistic System’ The National Anthropology Museum, Madrid One of the important cultural contributions made by Europe towards the foundation of Modernity was its conceptualisation of the aesthetic experience and how it is connected...

Re-imagining Culture: London to Hong Kong via Sheffield, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong

Open discussion with William Wong, Ashley Wong and Lee Chun-Fung Time: 14 October 2010, 6:30-8:30pm Venue: Asia Art Archive (11/F Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong) Organised by DOXA What is the current state of the arts in the UK amidst a major economic recession? How relevant now is their highly celebrated...

Re-imagining Culture: Futures in Collective Working, Wieden & Kennedy, London

Beyond economics, what are the possibilities in open source, crowd-sourcing and resource sharing for artists, organisations and industry? What new ways of working does digital technology offer for a renewed vision for culture? Tuesday, 28 September 2010 Wieden+Kennedy – The Cole Building 16 Hanbury Street (off Bricklane, 2nd floor, stairs only) London E1 6QR 6:30-8:30pm...

Re-imagining Culture: How to (and how not to) build a cultural economy, A Foundation, London

View videos from the event: here Open discussion with speakers John Kieffer, William Wong and Sonya Dyer A Foundation, London 18 May 2010 Speakers: Chair: Abbas Nokhasteh (director, Openvizor) John Kieffer (editor of ‘After the Crunch’, creative director of Sound and Music) William Wong (Clore Leadership Fellow, cultural consultant) Sonya Dyer (artist, writer and co-ordinator...