The Social and Civic Impact of the Arts

Kirsti Reitan Andersen, Víctor Renza, Christian Fieseler, Fiona McDermott, Róisín McGannon, Aris Papadopoulos

Report, November 2020

The Social and Civic Impact of the Arts, by Kirsti Reitan Andersen, Víctor Renza, Christian Fieseler, Fiona McDermott, Róisín McGannon, Aris Papadopoulos

The arts have always been part of civil discourse and have always been socially engaged, not least in response to radical transformations of social, political, and economic life. In this report we explore the engagement of artists with the effects of the digital transformation, with a par- ticular focus on the extent to which and the ways in which artists are addressing the social re- percussions of this transformation.

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