Research Proposal for the Art Philanthropy Project – Renée Steenbergen’s project
Research Proposal

Research Proposal for the Art Philanthropy Project – Renée Steenbergen’s project

(Working) Title: t.b.a. Introduction: Presentation of Renée and her research We will briefly introduce the topic or Renee’s research and touch upon her professional background and motives for doing this particular research. Renee is a Dutch Academic researcher, associated with UU but supported by the association Geef Om Cultuur. Renee studies Philanthropy, and more specific, a … Continue reading

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“Art had practically developed an allergy to any strain of usefulness”

“Art had practically developed an allergy to any strain of usefulness” -Doris Sommer, The Work of Art in the World, 2014, p.32 Argument Doris Sommer presents in her first chapter how cultural policy and top-down artistic projects can have an impact on social reality. Largely based on the analyze of Antanas Mockus’s carrier – the … Continue reading

“Cultura Ciudadana is not a recipe but an approach.”
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“Cultura Ciudadana is not a recipe but an approach.”

“Cultura Ciudadana is not a recipe but an approach.” – Antanas Mockus in Doris Summer’s The Work of Art in the World: Civic Agency and Public Humanities, 2014 Argument Cultura Ciudadana is a phrase that is inseparable from Antanas Mockus, former mayor of Bogota (1995-1997, 2000-2003). As mayor Mockus became famous all over the world … Continue reading

“Admiration is the feeling that sustains democracy”
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“Admiration is the feeling that sustains democracy”

  Quotation #1 “Admiration is the feeling that sustains democracy” Argument Doris Sommer’s Chapter 1 in Work of Art in The World there is a heavy interested into a bottom to top approach into government led urban renewal. Particular evidence is with her writing over Bogota’s most influential mayor, Antanas Mockus (Jan 1995 – April … Continue reading