The BOP Newsletter — August
Brexit, Pokémon Go and Chinese Millennials
Our monthly newsletter features our favourite new articles on culture and the creative economy, as selected by the BOP team. You can sign up here.
1. Responses to isolationism
- Museums and galleries ponder Britain’s role in the world (FT)
- Economic Nationalism and the Creative Industries (BOP)
- And excellent Brexit reading lists here and here
2. New influences
- Can ‘Pokémon Go’ teach us about public art in Los Angeles? (KPCC)
- Want to boost your news app? Hire a gamer (Monday Note)
- When life imitates art, and believable fiction inspires national politics (The Conversation)
- Can Opera become an agent of change? (NYT)
- “Good design is highly influenced by the cultural background… of the user.” (Medium)
- Shakespeare’s Globe in early stages of preparations for a £5m “social impact” bond (Telegraph)
4. Culture and community
- Industrial past to a bold future: Toronto’s Creative Placemaking (Huffington Post)
- Dying Chinese village gets the Hipster treatment (Sixth Tone)
- Power and architecture (Calvert Journal)
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Originally published at bop.co.uk.