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The impact of COVID-19 on diversity in the creative industries

As part of PEC’s research agenda on the industry’s response to COVID-19, they partnered with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Creative Diversity to consult Industry Champions and APPG partners on the impact of the pandemic on diversity in their organisations and sectors.

Scottish Audience Intentions

As part of ongoing partnership working Creative Scotland asked The Audience Agency to design, analyse and report on a survey intended to inform on audience behaviours during, and beyond, the Covid-19 pandemic

Creative & Cultural Skills Recruitment Trends Survey

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the cultural sector is experiencing and set to face further challenging times. This survey therefore seeks to collect data on the entry routes for new recruits currently supported by organisations in the cultural sector and the development of the talent pipeline through options such as apprenticeships, internships and work experience.

COVID-19 UPDATES page by British Fashion Council

The British Fashion Council is engaging directly with government in order to closely monitor COVID-19 updates, advice and support for businesses, and to ensure the challenges facing the industry are articulated to the government.

Baseline.

Baseline. is an initiative facilitated by Creative Kernow in partnership with the wider cultural sector including the Culture and Creative Industries team at Cornwall Council, to collect data about the impact of COVID-19 on the creative and cultural sectors in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

InGAME Insights | #3

InGAME Insights is an event series hosted by Creative Dundee in partnership with InGAME, which focuses on the future of Dundee’s Creative and Games Sectors. This year has been especially challenging for those working and starting out in these sectors, and these events will explore what comes next.

Lockdown Special Videos by Art Doctors

A collection of 15 Lockdown Special films that are a mixture of silliness in the face of a crisis, creative activities that could be tried out at home, and sometimes an attempt to make art.

#BetterMusicCities campaign

Global music policy leaders Sound Diplomacy launch the #BetterMusicCities campaign – a call to action to ensure music is at the heart of recovery in cities around the world.

In Touch: Online Exhibition

For Being Human 2020 the University of Glasgow is hosting a special online exhibition, co-developed and curated with the charity Deafblind Scotland, that responds creatively to the theme of touch post-COVID19.

Can we Live Without Mega-Events?

In this public lecture it will be discussed the human need for mega-events and festivals and their importance to city life, city projection and city building. With or without a pandemic, can we live without major festivals?

COVID-19 | SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

Siobhan Davies Studios will continue to offer dance artists, choreographers and others working in the dance sector support following the Covid-19 lockdown.

AMA Arts Marketing Festival

The AMA Arts Marketing Festival is built to be experienced entirely online; a space to reflect on challenges, recognise success, and process a year unlike any other.
1 – 2 December 2020

Hidden Door’s online shows: The Reverse Engineer

Musician and sound artist Dave House, aka The Reverse Engineer, kicks off the series Hidden Door on 14th October with Iterations, a project that will see him invite six different kinds of artists to explore how Covid-19 restrictions have affected their creative process, output and mental health.

Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

This fund aims to address the current financial hardship being felt by creative freelancers who normally work in the culture sector but whose work has been impacted by Covid-19.

HARP Covid-19 Sprint

The HARP Covid-19 Sprint was a time-limited, experimental innovation project, based in Wales. The aim was to inspire and support arts and health professionals to develop new creative activities that could help to mitigate some of the
negative impacts of the pandemic on peoples’ health and wellbeing.