European Conference – 5th episode: Tempestuous times -the crisis- recovery and change – Panel session
The fifth and last episode of the European Conference 2020 took place on September 28. Under the theme “Tempestuous times –the crisis- recovery and change”, the session analyzed the role of culture in our lives and also what we have learnt from this pandemic moment. Nico Carpentier, Richard Evans, Arundhati Ghosh, Olga Wysocka and Inês Bettencourt da Câmara (chair) discussed how cultural organisations can deal with the fearful environment of the new normal.
Nowadays, society is experimenting a systemic failure moment, still it seems unexpected new opportunities are appearing for cultural organisations. Nevertheless, things are very confused and there is a sense of crisis. How can COVID-19 crisis turn into an opportunity?