Industry Report: Forum d'Avignon: Which Culture for Europe?
- Articles, analysis and reports from the Forum d'Avignon
48% - that is the publisher's share for a digital book or film (as against 30% of the price excluding tax for a paper book, and 17% for physical DVDs). This study aims to address the 'power' relations between the 'consumers' of cultural products and businesses, between creators and brands, and between the ICC and the ITC in order to control the value chain. Lastly, the study suggests a number of proposals for things that could be done in order to create a more virtuous ecosystem.
It represents 4% of the GDP and 8.5 million direct jobs in Europe, but can European governments and businesses build Europe's future without culture? Culture is at the heart of the European political debate.
A new survey by Kurt Salmon on the current state of the cultural sector in our digital world was presented during the Forum d’Avignon and discussed by a panel composed of C. Albanel (Orange), P. Dujardin (BOZAR), M. Arets (Crowd Expedition) and T. Cherkaoui (Qatar Museum Authority)
Ernst & Young studied the tempo issue to determine how the creation of a cultural and economic heritage which is set to be ongoing, is endangered by the – real or perceived – acceleration of innovation and of Media consumption.
With a tribute to the work of the philosopher and art historian Georges Didi-Huberman, the reasons to hope that the study will explain successively evoke: the process at the heart of the human being, the shapes and their testimonies, and finally the world and its positive exteriorities.