Request pdf on researchgate | cultural policy in singapore: negotiating economic and socio-cultural agendas | in this paper, i examine the role of cultural policy in a newly industrialised economy, which is at the same time a state with a short history and only nascent beginnings in nation-building and efforts to construct a distinctive cultural identity. Cultural policy singapore maintains tight restrictions on arts and cultural performances most artistic works have to be vetted by the government in advance, and topics that breach so-called out of bounds markers ( ob markers ) are not permitted. This article contends that cultural policy in singapore now involves extracting creative energies – and economies – out of each loosely termed “creative worker” by heralding the economic potential of the arts, media, culture and the creative sectors, but concomitantly marking boundaries of political exchange. Using singapore as the site of analyses, develop an understanding of the intersection between the economic and socio-cultural agendas behind cultural development policies i illustrate the hegemony of the economic, supported by the ideology and language of pragmatism and globalisation.
The second component of cultural policy and strategy during this period which underscored socio-cultural agendas was the concern to infuse in the population at large an interest in the arts, reflecting the prime minister’s vision of making singapore a “gracious society. Explore latest cultural policy vacancy and openings in singapore for freshers and experienced across top companies register to upload resume now logon to apply for new cultural policy jobs on monstercomsg, singapore's best job portal.
Cultural policy is economic indeed, often, the economic works through the sociocultural- certainly, despite fears about the potential threat to the development of “singaporean” artistic and cultural forms posed by cultural development policies which appear to. Cultural policy in singapore: negotiating economic and socio-cultural agendas lily kong department of geography, national university of singapore, 1 arts link, singapore 117570, singapore. The second facet of singapore’s cultural policy is the promotion of arts and culture as marker of a sophisticated and mature society the proliferation and mass consumption of arts and culture, to the government’s mind, will engender a civic minded polity.
Review graduate program details of master of arts arts & cultural management in singapore singapore from lasalle college of the arts the creative and cultural sector is developing rapidly as an important engine of global economic development the industries under this sector are seen as.
Cultural policy in singapore: the view from ‘above’ 7 the primacy of socio-political agendas: 1960s and 1970s in this brief sub-section, my intention is to illustrate the substance of cultural policy in the 1960s and 1970s as a backdrop to the main discussion focusing on the rise of cultural economic policy in the 1980s and 1990s.
The school of arts management has produced many successful graduates who are making a difference in our creative and cultural landscape with organisations including the esplanade co ltd, national arts council, singapore art museum, national archives, singapore tyler print institute, arts central, the substation, objectifs, and various art galleries including art2, artfolio, and gajah gallery.
Conducted in singapore where the arts and culture are at the cusp of growth and change, the programme provides the opportunity for practicing and potential arts and cultural managers with diverse backgrounds to bring their own experiences to engage with each other and industry professionals on the critical issues facing the industry today. Like many major government decisions in singapore, the city-state’s national cultural policy is informed by economic rationale to be sure, singapore did not have a cohesive or coherent national cultural policy before the late 1980s.
Request pdf on researchgate | cultural policy in singapore: negotiating economic and socio-cultural agendas | in this paper, i examine the role of cultural policy in a newly industrialised economy. Kong, l, (2000) cultural policy in singapore: negotiating economic and socio-cultural agendas geoforum , 31, no 4 (special issue on culture industries and cultural policy): 409-424. Cultural policy in singapore: negotiating economic and socio-cultural agendas lily kong department of geography, national university of singapore, 1 arts link, singapore 117570, singapore abstract in this paper, i examine the role of cultural policy in a newly industrialised economy, which is at the same time a state with a short.