1st Edition

The Metamorphosis of Cultural and Creative Organizations
Exploring Change from a Spatial Perspective

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ISBN 9780367681937
November 4, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
256 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Organizations in the creative and cultural sector are experiencing transformational change. This book offers a new way of exploring the transformational processes that creative and cultural organizations are going through, by focussing on their organizational space. By bringing together theoretical and empirical contributions from international scholars belonging to different fields of research, this collection provides readers with a multifaceted and comprehensive understanding of the changes creative and cultural organizations are facing.

By bringing together a range of international authors from many research fields, such as management, entrepreneurship, sociology, philosophy and anthropology, all of whom are specialists in the spatial study of cultural and creative organizations, this volume seeks to provide readers with a multifaceted, comprehensive understanding of the changes that creative and cultural organizations are facing, by exploring them from an original perspective: the spatial one. Thereby, it provides the foundations for developing a coherent research debate on the spatial dimension of creative and cultural organizations, leading to a new research agenda.

This book contributes to our understanding of the ‘space’ of the creative and cultural industries and will be useful reading for scholars involved in arts and cultural management in particular, as well as the social and human sciences more broadly. This book will inspire and inform researchers and managers who look with curiosity at the changes taking place in the creative and cultural sectors.

Table of Contents

Preface Antonio Strati

1. Cultural and creative organizations’ space: An introduction

Federica De Molli and Marilena Vecco

Part I - Aesthetic

2. Atmosphere in cultural organisations: A circumplex model of affective atmospheres

Christian Julmi

3. Atmospheres as dynamic configurations: The case of a museum and a techno club

Brigitte Biehl (Biehl-Missal) and Dirk vom Lehn

4. Creative spaces in higher education

Tatiana Chemi

5. ‘Being t/here apart-together’: Co-creative work(ing) in bodily-digital ‘inter-places’

Wendelin Küpers and Stephan Sonnenburg

Part II – Symbolic

6. Organizational spatial transformation: The case of the un-festival

Grant Hall and Ruth Rentschler

7. The spatial production of festivals: Ritualization, liminality and performativity

Leonore van den Ende

8. Artistic space: Painting and the making of space

Eleonora Montagner and Alvise Favotto

9. Museum spaces and changes

Graham Black

Part III - Instrumental

10. Space technologies and cultural organizations

Daniel Ericsson

11. The regional context in entrepreneurial finance of cultural business: Urban versus rural space for creative and cultural entrepreneurship

Elmar D. Konrad and Max Höllen

12. Community-driven cultural spaces and the COVID-19 pandemic

Matina Magkou, Laura Huret and Vincent Lambert

13. The expansion of virtual spaces of superstar and star museums during the COVID-19 lockdown

Anne Gombault and Oihab Allal-Cherif

14. Future perspectives for research on creative and cultural sectors using a spatial approach

Federica De Molli

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Federica De Molli is Assistant Professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Milan, Italy.

Marilena Vecco is Full Professor, Burgundy Business School (BSB), Dijon, France and Professor associated to the Carmelle and Rémi Marcoux Chair in Arts Management, HEC Montréal.