Spending public funds on sports stadiums and arenas is just as much about cultural policy as it is economic policy.
The Hong Kong government has been saying that local people have a strong sense of belonging in this so-called “Asia’s World City.” Believe it or not? A promotional video featuring an old district in Hong Kong will tell you more.
We have been to three girl-focused cons this summer and fall: LeakyCon, DashCon and GeekGirlCon. These cons are non-profit, largely run by volunteers, and provide alternative geeky spaces to male-dominated cons. These cons extend the work of social media such as…
The promotional campaign for Arcade Fire’s Reflektor reflects an increasingly mobile and interconnected experience of popular culture, as well as the persistent significance of local sites of production in popular music-making and promotion.