A US study find that foundation contributions decrease as organizations’ audiences and web viewerships grow.
A New Way to Think About Intrinsic vs. Instrumental Benefits of the Arts
Which matters more, art for art’s sake or art for people’s sake? Neither, according to a new report.
Around the Horn: Rob Ford edition
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT The even playing field that is the Internet might be about to tilt in the favor of the powerful, in this case AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, and the like. Net neutrality is in the hands of the DC Circuit Court. The National Initiative on Arts & the Military has released a newRead More
Introducing the Cultural Research Network
Way back when I was a fresh-faced intern with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Performing Arts Program almost five years ago now, I made a startling discovery. In the course of researching various conceptions and definitions of cultural asset mapping in preparation for what would eventually become my work here at Fractured Atlas, IRead More
Cool job of the month – no, seriously people
I’m biased, but I think this is the coolest job we’ve posted in quite some time – possibly ever! Fractured Atlas is hiring a full-time Program Specialist to work on one of our data + technology projects, Archipelago, out of our brand-new Washington, DC office. Your boss will be yours truly – and I can’tRead More
An Ecosystem-Based Approach to Arts Research
(Cross-posted from the Fractured Atlas blog. Part of an occasional series on Fractured Atlas’s research philosophy and practices. For more articles, click here.) As those of you who have been following Fractured Atlas closely may know, we’ve been working on some innovative technological solutions for aggregating and analyzing data about the cultural sector for theRead More
Knowledge, part II
I promised a month ago that I would share more cool links as I found them from my work-related research on cultural studies and online tools. Here’s a selection for you: HealthyCity. What Mapping Westchester County did for the tony suburbs of New York, HealthyCity does for Los Angeles. Click on “Advanced Mapping” to seeRead More
As I mentioned on the blog a little while back, I’m working in California this summer for the Hewlett Foundation. Though my internship started last week, I’ve refrained from blogging explicitly about work thus far because I didn’t want to violate any understandings of confidentiality. Nevertheless, I’m thankful that the staff has graciously and generouslyRead More