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The art of re-industrialisation in Shanghai

By Xin Gu

Abstract

This paper deals with the development of ‘art clusters’ and their relocation in the city of Shanghai. It first looks at the revival of the city’s old inner city industrial area (along banks of Suzhou River) through ‘organic’ or ‘alternative’ artist-led cultural production; second, it describes the impact on these activities of the industrial restructuring of the wider city, reliant on large-scale real estate development, business services and global finance; and finally, outlines the relocation of these arts (and related) cultural industries to dispersed CBD locations as a result of those spatial, industrial and policy changes

Topics: 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning), 160502 Arts and Cultural Policy, 200200 CULTURAL STUDIES, creative clusters, cultural industries, creative industries, creative entrepreneurs, re-industrialisation, cultural policy, urban regeneration
Publisher: Linkoping University Electronic Press
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.3384/cu.2000.1525.124193
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:48098

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