Hey mum, I would like to
work in a creative industry!
Oh nice! But remeber I
am not going to pay
your bills anymore…
UNESCO & (GATT) definition
They combine the creation, production, and distribution
of goods and services that are cultural in nature and
usually protected by intellectual property rights.
A much wider productive set, including goods and services
produced by the cultural industries and those that depend
A class of workers whose job is to create
meaningful new forms.
Their economic function is to create new ideas,
new technology and/or creative content.
“The act of consumption is a
form of having, perhaps the most
important for today’s opulent
industrial society. […]
it is a way to measure how much a
person - in liquid society - is able
to be individual.”
In 2010 Chinese Government refused him permission to his
concerts for his songs about social protest
Banned from entering the UAE becuase of his political
involvement with the Gulf Labour campaign
THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING POLICIES
CREATE vs. DESTROY
THE GROWTH OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
EU’s gross domestic product connected to
The European Commission's role is, in
general, to ensure that the culture sector
is able to increasingly contribute to
employment and growth across Europe.