Cooperate, The Creative Normal, gives a comprehensive overview of the most dominant frameworks, cases, outlines and practical experiences on cooperation within the cultural and creative sectors and with the outside world.
Almost twenty writers, all of them with hybrid positions in de cultural and creative sectors, are sharing their research, educational and practical experiences with the reader. This reader can use the experience offered within his or her own practice. This can be education and research, policy making and/or art management and cultural entrepreneurship.
The capacity to cooperate on creativity is a quality of the 21st century to contribute to a sustainable world.
With contributions from Annick Schramme, Astrid Elburg, Astrid Vrolijk – de Mooij, Bart van Rosmalen, Davey Schreurs, Erik Uitenbogaard, Gerardo Neugovsen, Harm van den Heiligenberg, Ian W. King, Johan Kolsteeg, Karel Janssen, Maureen Baas, Nelly van der Geest, Paul van Amerom, Peter Westenberg, Rene Kooyman, Thera Jonker, Vera de Jong.
Giep Hagoort is creativity professor at the Amsterdam School of Management and professor emeritus art and economics at the Utrecht University/HKU. He is chairman of ERTNAM (European Research and Training Network on Art Management). His book Art Management Entrepreneurial Style has been translated into six languages. Recently he has operated as key-note speaker in Amsterdam, Brussels, Duluth, Rio de Janeiro and Brussels. Cooperate is his tenth international volume in the fields of art management, cultural entrepreneurship and the creative economy.