Reports for download
ARTS. Protecting and Promoting Artistic Freedom.
by Sara Whyatt and Ole Reitov
Conflicts over artistic expression frequently stem from tensions within societies, which are based on opposing political, social or religious views and traditions. Some of these conflicts spread beyond the local context. In a globalized world, with the worldwide use of social media and the spread of trolling and ‘fake news’, such controversies are easily broadcast from one corner of the world to another.
Using examples from all over the world, the study describes the complexity of challenges to artistic freedom
UNESCO GLOBAL REPORT: Re|shaping cultural policies: a decade promoting the diversity of cultural expressions for development,
Chapter on artistic freedom by Ole Reitov
This Report presents the work of fourteen independent experts, as well as the Secretary of the Convention and the Principal Editor, who have analysed the implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions