Dan-Eugen Ratiu is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His research interests include Arts and cultural policies and practices; Art and public space; Status of the artist, as well as Modernist aesthetics and criticism; Postmodern art theories and practices; and Ontology of art. He teaches various art relaed courses, such as Art Institutions and Cultural Policies, Status of the Artist in Post-Modern Culture, Art Philosophy, and Contemporay Theories of Art. Ratiu was a Senior Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Northeastern University in Boston (2010), an A.W.Mellon Visiting Fellow 2007/2008 at IWM Vienna, and Visiting Professor at de l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales Paris (2004) and Maison des Sciences Paris (2003). He is author of several books and scientific articles, including:
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2009) ‘Cultural Policy and Values: Intrinsic versus Instrumental? The Case of Romania’, IN: The Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society Vol. 39, no.1, Spring pp.24-44.
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2007) ‘Arts Support System in a Transitional Society: Romania 1990-2006′, IN: The Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society Vol.37, no.3, Fall pp.201-224.
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2007) ‘L’artiste: immunité ou responsabilité ? Considérations sur l’usage des catégories éthico–juridiques dans le monde de l’art’, IN: Revue Francophone d’Esthétique no.4 pp.101-126.
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2007) ‘Financing the Arts and Culture in Romania: Practices of Support and their Consequences,’, IN: The interactions between public and private financing of the arts and culture Erasmus University / Boekman Foundation, Amsterdam pp.38-56.
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2006) ‘The Subsidized Muse or the Market-oriented Muse? Supporting Artistic Creation in Romania between State Intervention and Art Market’, IN: Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies Vol. V, no.13 Spring pp.106-127.
- Ratiu, Dan-Eugen (2005) ‘Cultural Policy in Romania: Justifications, Values and Constraints. A Philosophical Approach’, IN: Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies Vol. IV, n0.12, Winter pp.101-123.
Blerina Berberi is a freelance arts manager based in Tirana, Albania. Through education, policy evaluation and project implementation, her work is focusing at encouraging investments in arts, as well as, on education and financial status of the artist. Her research focuses on the art market, creative industries, activities and understanding its mechanisms. Berberi received BA and MA in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education in the Netherlands. She worked at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands, and The European Fine Arts and Antiques Fair (TEFAF) for the Ribolzi Gallery from Monaco. Berberi has been involved in several cultural and artistic projects in the city of Maastricht. In Albania, she has worked as a coordinator for International Art Competitions at the National Arts Gallery, Specialist of Integration and Foreign Relations at the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports. She is working as an independent arts manager on several artistic and cultural projects in Albania in cooperation with international and national organizations.Tags: Albania, arts management, arts marketing, cultural and creative industries, cultural consultancy, culture and development, South East Europe
Antonio Lampis is the Director of the Department of Italian Culture at the Autonomous Province of Bolzano. Previously he worked at the State Commissary’s Office for the Province of Bolzano, and he performed consultative activities for the Presidency of the Council of the Ministries. He is the vice-president of the Civic Theater and Auditorium Foundation of Bolzano and MUSEION Foundation. Mr Lampis holds a degree in Law. He is a publicist, author of two monographs and lectures on subjects related to the rights for linguistic minorities, public management and cultural marketing.
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