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The Role of the Symphony Orchestra in the Creation of a Sustainable Cultural Ecology
Presenter: Arne Herman
In this paper, I reconsider some preconditions for a sustainable connection between the symphony orchestra (as an advocate of cultural values) and the developing social context in which it appears.

Aesthetics and the Firm: Integrating the Inner Life of the Arts Enterprise
Presenter: Andrew Taylor
This paper introduces a framework for observing, understanding, and developing collective enterprise in the arts. Building on frameworks by Schumacher and Wilber, the paper seeks to widen the instrumental/objective view of the arts firm.

From Consumption to Community: The Power of the Primary in the Social Value of Music
Presenter: Stephen Miles
Communities based on participatory, experimental musical practices offer resistance to a culture dominated by consumerism. Examples are drawn from the author’s work, plus those of Cornelius Cardew, Pauline Oliveros and the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.

When the World Fails: Aesthetics and Activism in Bolivar Square
Presenter: Juliana Steiner
Can art yield political transformation? By interrogating the use of aesthetics, politics and public space as an arena of civic participation, the activities in Bolivar Square after the peace process referendum was defeated are analyzed.

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Stephen Miles

Director, New Music New College
I'm a composer and theorist, and have directed New Music New College for 20 years. I'm interested how musical performance shapes social and psychological experience. In my research, I draw on the work of Habermas, Bourdieu, Ranciere, and Winnicott.
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Andrew Taylor

Associate Professor of Arts Management, American University
Andrew Taylor thinks (a bit too much) about organizational structure, strategy, and management practice in the nonprofit arts. An Associate Professor of Arts Management at American University, he also consults for cultural, educational, and support organizations throughout North America... Read More →

Saturday October 14, 2017 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Opus Hall, Room 301 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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