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Image shows the inside of a white cupboard space. Inside on the right hand side is a seated person in dark clothes wearing a gas mark. They are bent over as it's a confined space. At the front of the image is an aerosol can. To the left hand side is a small pot plant.
Theater in Quarantine - Mask Study 1, created by Jon Levin, Katie Rose McLaughlin and Joshua William Gelb; April 1, 2020 Pictured: Joshua William Gelb

Covid-19 and the global cultural and creative sector

This report by Anthony Sargent offers a truly global overview of research into the impacts and responses to the Covid-19 ...
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Visitors to exhibitions at British Library St Pancras, Photo: David Jensen

Digital hybridity: a deep dive from our Covid-19 participation monitor

How are different types of audiences responding to the new ways of engaging with culture that have emerged over the ...
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Visitor in mask looking at manuscript in the British Library
Socially distanced visitors at the Hebrew Manuscripts exhibition at the British Library St Pancras, Photo: David Jensen

Wellbeing through Covid: a deep dive from our Covid-19 Participation Monitor

Which audiences have felt the impact on their wellbeing the hardest? And which arts, culture or heritage activities had the ...
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Place matters: Greater Manchester, culture and 'levelling up'
Photo: Box on the Docks at MediaCity UK, Salford

Place matters: Greater Manchester, culture and ‘levelling up’

In this article we examine how values-led partnerships between local government and the cultural sector in Greater Manchester have allowed ...
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Beyond likes and retweets: capturing engagement with arts and culture on social media during the pandemic
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Beyond likes and retweets: capturing engagement with arts and culture on social media during the pandemic

Using hashtags #CultureInQuarantine and #MuseumAtHome, this article explores how cultural organisations and audiences, freshly locked down at home in early ...
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Impact of Covid-19 on the screen sector workforce in Wales: freelancers
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Impact of Covid-19 on the screen sector workforce in Wales: freelancers

Effaith COVID-19 ar weithlu sector sgrin Cymru: gweithwyr llawrydd Yn yr erthygl hon, rydym yn archwilio'r ffyrdd gwahanol y mae ...
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Wellbeing and willingness to return: findings from the third wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor
 

Wellbeing and willingness to return: findings from the third wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor

What is the impact on the nation's wellbeing, and when will audiences be returning?  Despite the vaccine rollout, there remains ...
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Webinar: Recovery & renewal: Creative approaches to the Covid crisis
 

Webinar: Recovery & renewal: Creative approaches to the Covid crisis

How have cultural organisations responded and adapted to the Covid crisis? What new ways of working have emerged as a ...
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Fatima’s next job won’t be in cyber: Creative workers and education during the pandemic

In this post, we use the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Force Survey to explore how creative workers responded ...
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Inequality through Covid: findings from the second wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor
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Inequality through Covid: findings from the second wave of the Covid-19 participation monitor

Is Covid-19 further exacerbating existing inequalities in cultural engagement?  By now, we know all too well that the pandemic has ...
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