Culture is future » Financing and economic models

10.16.2013

Prepare the 2013 debates : Culture, how many divisions?

Unlike other sectors that are burdens on a globalized economy, culture is fragmented, diversified, and multi-faceted. As culture attempts to assert its characteristic job-producing nature, its ability to stimulate a dynamic economy, and its innovative strength, this sector becomes manipulated by political and financial powers. Culture is thus reduced to a mere propagandist tool and a loss leader. That being said, culture exceeds itself: beyond simply being a product to be consumed, is culture a factor of cohesion or a dynamic for dissidence?

With the participation of : (click on a spearker's name to access his biography)

Yonfan, Film director (China)

Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law Harvard Law School (USA)

Bernard Landry, former Prime Minister (Québec)

Jean-Noël Tronc, managing director, SACEM (France)

Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, director of the French radio France Culture (France)