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It’s time for India’s creative workers to go global

More than a century of manufacturing growth has been led by a move towards centralized mass production and increasing mechanization. This has delivered efficiency and consistency, but often at the cost of meaningful work, fair wages for laborers and large externalities such as poor environmental impacts...

Arts and Cultural Production Contributed $704.2 Billion to the U.S. Economy in 2013

Today’s creative economy gets a big boost from the arts, according to new data from the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The latest figures cover...

Published on the National Endowment for the Arts news website
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India important innovation hub for Adobe: Top executives

India is an important innovation hub for Adobe and over time a lot of the company’s products have been developed in its Indian R&D centres located in Noida and Bengaluru, stressed top Adobe executives...

Written by San Diego, Published by Ians in The Indian Express
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Why we must prioritise the creative sector

Investing in the creative sector is investing in the future. Cultural and creative industries are more profitable globally than telecom services and employ more people than the combined car industries of Europe, Japan and the USA...

Written by JOY MBOYA and JOHAN BORGSTAM. Published on the Daily Nation

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Creative manufacturing in India

The digital world has the potential to re-energise the craft industry, giving scale and profile to individual artisans whose markets were previously limited to their immediate neighbourhood and allowing people with limited literacy skills to communicate using voice and image.
Written by Jacob Mathew, Chief Operating Officer for Industree Foundation. Published on www.britishcouncil.org

Srishti students at Dubai Global Grad Show

Three students from Srishti and their projects have been selected to be part of the Globalgradshow exhibition in Dubai. The 3 projects participating from Srishti include Cropconnect by Shivam Shrivastava; Ecoal by Denise Dsouza; and Sunwater by Sushant Passi.

The students will be flying to Dubai for the week of the exhibition – 24-29 October – to present their work to local/regional/international press and a wider public audience.

Creative jobs and exports outpace rest of UK economy

The creative economy added new jobs at more than twice the UK economy average and creative exports grew more than four times faster, according to new official statistics. Article Published on http://www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk
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How the creative industries can boost the global economy

The integration of the creative industries into the economic rationale of nations is particularly challenging in the context of mixed economies, as the role of creativity as a driver of growth is often underestimated or ignored. Written by Dave Duarte, CEO Treeshake. Published on www.weforum.org Read the full article here >>

Pip Jamieson on landing a job: “Don’t burn any bridges – it’s a small industry”

Pip Jamieson, founder at creative job site The Dots, tells us at Offset Sheffield how designers and their creative portfolios can make an impact.
By Sarah Dawood published on www.designweek.co.uk

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Mumbai writer bags Windham-Campbell Prize

Jerry Pinto is one of the nine winners of Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prize.
This is yet another example of creative writing’s huge potential.

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