Welcome to NESTA's Creative Economy Blog. We'll be commenting on our latest projects in the creative industries, from video games to theatre.
Yesterday, I was delighted to host Skinder Hundal and his team from the excellent New Art Exchange (NAE) in Nottingham to mark a key stage in the evolution of their Culture Cloud project.13.07.2012
When we closed the call for proposals for Destination Local on May 17th, we found ourselves in receipt of 165 eligible applications.29.06.2012
Statistics on the UK's creative industries released by DCMS in December have provoked negative reactions. The creative industries account for only 2.9% of Gross Value Added (GVA), far lower than previous estimates have suggested, following the removal of two 'standard industrial codes' from the definition of the Software sector and a 'scaling adjustment' that the DCMS used to apply to the estimate of whole economy GVA.23.01.2012
It was inevitable that Michael Gove's BETT speech earlier this week would steal the thunder of The Royal Society's report on computing in schools which was launched today.13.01.2012