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    The Creative Economy After Dark

    The South African Cultural Observatory held their 2nd Annual Conference on the ‘Creative Economy and Development’ at the Turbine Hall on the 24th and 25th of May 2017.  The conference aimed to select perspectives on the interface between the creative economy and development. 
    MISTRA convened a panel on the 2nd day of the conference, titled ‘Towards a Pioneering Publication: Rethinking Arts and Development in South Africa’The panel consisted of contributors, working in collaboration with MISTRA, towards a pioneering research project on Rethinking Arts and Development in South Africa
    Furthermore, on day 2 of the conference, recently-appointed Researcher in the MISTRA Humanity Faculty, Dr. Beth Vale, served as a panellist on the Youth Perspectives panel. Her paper titled, The Creative Economy After Dark: Youth Power and Creativity in Johannesburg Nightclubs investigates creative practice in Johannesburg nightclubs.

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