In the crowdsourcing round, globalFEST asks: What are the most valuable services we could provide beyond our flagship NYC showcase and touring fund?
In the crowdsourcing round, HowlRound asks: What resources could help you make a stronger impact and support your creative and cultural work?
In the crowdsourcing round, KHAC asks: How might we leverage our unique assets to create socially valuable products or services?
In the crowdsourcing round, TBA asks: Are the concepts of “citizenship” and “the common good” in the arts community meaningful to you?
In the crowdsourcing round, WaterFire asks: What do you believe is our value to the state, city, local businesses and residents, out of state visitors, and your family?
Finalists will gather ideas and inspirations from big thinkers, leaders in the field, and ArtsFwd readers to help them address their adaptive challenge.
Over the next few days, we’ll be auditing the Challenge votes and determining the official results. On June 7th, we’ll announce the official roster of Finalists.
UPDATE: Voting is now closed (12:00am Eastern, June 1st). Many thanks to all who participated!
Phase 2 of the Business Unusual National Challenge has begun, and public voting is open from now through Friday, May 31.
We will approach our work in a community-centric vs. arts-centric way and redefine our relationship with our communities.
We will extend our reach beyond the web into live space with events that model nonhierarchical conversations and seamlessly integrate with our online network.
We will dedicate our time to finding a new archive model that empowers individuals to customize their discovery of dance film.
We will provide the infrastructure to practitioners in the field to develop and implement entrepreneurial artistic and business practices that will enable sustainability.
We will design and implement pathways to leadership for and by young people.
We will develop a package of support services for world music artists in the United States.
We will create an open-access, interactive project to develop a pluralistic aesthetic for black people and philosophy of personal beauty.