What are working and living conditions like for artists and cultural workers?
Is it possible to earn a living from art? According to this study, over half of professionals perceive difficulties in terms of living off their work, with 60% stating that they earn below 1,500 euros. The most vulnerable group are young artists.
"When at-risk youths come into contact with the arts, their academic achievement and their civic and social engagement improve"
To what point does art contribute to social integration? Talking about access to culture under conditions of equality with Sunil Iyengar.
“Culture belongs to the upper classes. It is hard to attract families with lower education levels”
How can the cultural consumption of the new generations, particularly that of families with lower educational levels, be increased? Françoise Benhamou provides some key points in this interview.
Public investment in culture
How much do countries invest in culture? In the last decade, the governmental authorities in Spain have reduced the funding of cultural services.
Employment in the cultural sector
How many people work in the cultural sector? In 2015, the cultural sector employed 2.5% of the population of Spain. This figure is lower than the European average.