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Livestreaming Guide Launch: Creativity-Commodity: An Insider’s Perspective of Cluj’s Impartial Cultural Scene 2009-2019

Casa Tranzit and the Colectiv A Affiliation current a guide launch of Creativity-Commodity livestreaming on the worldwide, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV community on Monday 17 October 2022 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 16:00 UTC / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 19:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

The launch of Creativity-Commodity. An insider’s perspective of Cluj’s unbiased cultural scene 2009–2019, written by Miki Braniște (curator and cultural supervisor) will likely be a debate on the themes addressed within the guide. This dialogue is a part of the collection of discussions initiated by the Impartial Group for Tradition / Független Intézmények Kulturális Szövetsége (GICu/FIKuSz) in Cluj, Romania.

Concerning the guide
As the results of doctoral research of the creator, the guide analyses how European cultural insurance policies, impressed by the creativity paradigm, are put into observe in Cluj, Romania. The creativity paradigm, fostered by the phenomenon of globalization, relies on the existence of a social class, a sort of city improvement that offers rise to the inventive metropolis and a inventive trade that gives the present profile of the financial system. The connection between cultural insurance policies and the inventive financial system makes the financial worth of tradition and creativity outweigh their symbolic and social worth. Because of the connection of inventive industries to financial markets, the latter affect the stakes and ethos of the cultural sector, which has been renamed the cultural and inventive sector. Is that this proximity to the engine of change within the international financial system a risk or a bonus for tradition and creativity? Who’re the winners of this alliance between trade and tradition, financial system and creativity? What sort of hybridization will outcome from the approaching collectively of the 2 fields? How can the sector retain its essence as a producer of public tradition for wider communities, a supply of creating vital consciousness, a method of figuring out the world and being with others? The case examine of the Paintbrush Manufacturing facility challenge in Cluj serves for example to higher perceive the consequences of the paradigm shift that overlapped with town’s transition from a post-industrial id to one among a inventive and extra not too long ago modern metropolis. The analysis exposes how the unbiased cultural scene in Cluj pertains to these modifications which might be already having results by means of the phenomenon of gentrification resulting from city regeneration insurance policies, by means of the phenomenon of festivalization, the commercialization of tradition and the neutralization of vital inventive discourse.

Biography of the creator
Miki Braniște is assistant professor on the School of Theatre and Movie of the Babeș-Bolyai College with a PhD thesis within the area of cultural administration and insurance policies. She is a cultural supervisor and curator for performing arts and interdisciplinary tasks, president of the Colectiv A Affiliation and former director of the TEMPS D’IMAGES Competition in Cluj for 10 editions. Between 2009 and 2019 she was a member of the Board of Administrators of the cultural house Paintbrush Manufacturing facility, actively collaborating in its improvement technique. In 2015 she obtained the title of Knight of Arts and Letters from the French Ministry of Tradition. In 2016 she obtained the Prize for interdisciplinary tasks from the Administration of the Nationwide Cultural Fund and the Prize for supporting modern dance from the Nationwide Dance Centre of Bucharest. Since 2017, on the invitation of the Goethe Institut Bucharest, she has been curator of the Cultural Administration Academy program in Romania until 2020.


  • Oana Mateescu, anthropologist, assistant professor, School of Sociology and Social Work, Babeș-Bolyai College, Cluj, Romania.

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  • Miruna Runcan, theatre critic, PhD Professor on the School of Theatre and Movie, Babeș-Bolyai College
  • Eugen Pănescu, architect and concrete planner,
  • Lala Panait, group facilitator and concrete anthropologist, Colectiv A
  • Cornel Ban, affiliate professor of Economics, Copenhagen Enterprise Faculty
  • Lorand Maxim, director, basic supervisor of Tranzit Basis



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