International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


Supporting culture in the digital age

Prepared between November 2019 and March 2020, this report explores how the digital age has changed the cultural value chain and draws on existing literature and insights, as well as a range of actors from across the cultural ecosystem.

Mobile minds: culture, knowledge and change: summit report

The 8th World Summit Report offers insight into the knowledge, experience and perspectives shared by participants and details the conversations that took place during the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, Kuala Lumpur from 11-14 March 2019. It also presents the issues that participants...
Discussion paper

Mobile minds: culture, knowledge and change: discussion paper

This discussion paper examines how governments, cultural organisations, creative practitioners, thought leaders, representatives from other sectors and citizens can, and do, work together to actively lead intercultural cooperation and to challenge current conditions.

International perspectives on artist residencies

There is worldwide interest in artist residencies, and many government agencies are involved in supporting residency programs and/or the artists that take part in them. This publication reports on survey responses from the arts councils and ministries of culture from 18 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium...

Indigenous arts policy: initiatives and challenges

The Indigenous Arts Policy Forum held on 7 October 2011 showed that issues such as cultural maintenance, ownership, copyright, protection, promotion, funding and infrastructures are among the key challenges for Indigenous art policy development. The Forum participants called for cultural policy responses that could serve...