South African Cultural Observatory National Conference

Andres Gribnicow, Undersecretary of Creative Economy, Ministry of Culture (Argentina)

The ‘Creative Argentinean’

Andres Gribnicow, is responsible for the National Directorates of Creative Industries, Cultural Entrepreneurship and Cultural Innovation and has vast experience in the management of cultural, social and economic projects related with NGOs, public and private art and design organisations. He is also Undersecretary of Creative Economy, in the Ministry of Culture. His paper which examines the ‘Creative Argentinean’ and calls for the promotion of talent and creativity as engines of economic development in the country, stands to provide some interesting perspectives regarding the cultural economy of the global south.

He graduated in Art and Cultural Management in the National University of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has vast experience in integral management of cultural, social and economic projects related with NGO´s, public and private organizations of art and design. He has worked as a manager in various well known cultural institutions such as Recoleta Cultural Center (1997-2004), Metropolitan Design Center (2004-2007), Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat´s Art Collection (2007-2009), the International Commerce and Foreign Affairs Ministry (2010), Villa Ocampo - UNESCO (2004), Konex Cultural City (2008-2010), Buenos Aires`s Park of Memory (2011-2015), Buenos Aires International Design Festival (2011-2013), National Bicentenary House (2008), Tigre’s City Government (2010-2013), between others. He has taught in the Cultural Management and Administration careers in the National University of Art (UNA), University of Palermo (UP) and National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF). During 2015 he was the Secretary of Culture of the City of Vicente López, Buenos Aires.

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Cultural Observatory issues call for National Conference papers

January 31, 2017: THE SOUTH African Cultural Observatory (SACO) today announced the theme for its national conference of the arts, heritage and culture sectors.

2016 National Conference Highlights

Watch the SACO 'National Conference 2016 - Counting Culture' highlights video featuring interviews with some of the speakers and participants; and conference insights and lessons.

About the South African Cultural Observatory

Led by the Department of Arts and Culture, and hosted by NMMU, the SACO is a statistical research institute which charts the impact of the cultural and creative industries in South Africa.

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