Women in Creative Industries: Interviews and Research Report
ANNA LOK: “THROUGH ART WE ‘VOICE’ ACUTE SOCIAL PROBLEMS”
Anna Lok, curator, art activist, director of the cultural and educational institution Dotyk, Minsk, believes that by means of contemporary art it is possible to reduce the level of discrimination. And tell society about the difference in a way that the statement would not provoke aggression and rejection.
COMBATING STEREOTYPES: NEW RESEARCH ON GENDER INEQUALITY IN THE CULTURE SECTOR
The paper states that despite the large number of female culture activists and students, the problem of unequal opportunities for men and women still exists.
WHY THERE ARE SO FEW WOMEN IN CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
We chatted to the British teachers Elena Vacchelli and Marion Roberts about gender and women in cultural management and arrived at the conclusion that it would be good to have museums and galleries that opened at night so that night-time entertainment would not be limited to nightclubs.
MUSEUMS MUST DUST OFF OLD WAYS AND ADDRESS GENDER EQUALITY IN LEADERSHIP
Cultural consultant Yasmin Khan highlights the key points from a recent museum sector event where power, patriarchy and gender politics were taken on.
CAROLA HANSSON: “IT IS QUITE A DIFFICULT THING FOR A WOMAN TO BE AN AUTHOR”
We talk to Swedish author Carola Hansson about why we need feminine gender markings in speech, what future awaits a country taking in a large number of refugees, and why you shouldn’t start a new novel right after completing one.