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New York 2017 ISPA Congress - Overview
New York 2017 ISPA Congress


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Congress Theme

Currents of Change: Arts, Power + Politics

The global landscape is changing more quickly and to a greater degree than ever before. There is a sweeping sense of powerlessness and alienation. Disparities in equality, perceived identities, and the global realities of climate change, migration and terrorism are often overwhelming. Is it enough to reflect conversation or do cultural institutions need to engage their power and act in a more meaningful way? We explored in and through the arts the realities and the opportunities of an ever changing society.

Over 560 delegates from 51 countries participated in the 99th ISPA Congress.

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From the round table session to Pitch New Works, you can relive your Congress experience or see it for the first time if you were unable to attend. Check out the three sample videos below. ISPA members have exclusive access to the entire Congress Video Gallery. To view more Congress videos, click here and sign in to your account.

>> Video recordings are now available online! <<

Session 6
Theater of Empowerment

Regional Update
United Kingdom
Nicola Gunn
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