Arts and the Market: Volume 9 Issue 2


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From aura to jargon: the social life of authentication

Jonatan Södergren

Authenticity has emerged as a prevailing purchase criterion that seems to include both real and stylised versions of the truth. The purpose of this paper is to address the…

Post-series depression: scale development and validation

Rita Kottasz, Roger Bennett, Tom Randell

The purpose of this paper is to report the development and validation of a scale for measuring “post-series depression” (PSD), a concept that describes the feelings of melancholy…

Effect of interactivity and congruence on brand advocacy and brand acceptance

Devika Vashisht

The purpose of this paper is to examine the combined effect of game-interactivity and game-product congruence on consumers’ brand advocacy and brand acceptance in the context of…

How artistic directors motivate the consistency of artists’ performance

Anthony G. Ricotta, Susan K. Fan, Rocky J. Dwyer

The purpose of this paper is to explore what motivation strategies live-entertainment artistic directors (ADs) use to increase consistency in their employees’ performances.

Mission-driven arts organisations and initiatives: Surviving and thriving locally in a time of rupture

Elizabeth Carnegie, Andreana Drencheva

The purpose of this paper is to examine how mission-driven arts organisations respond to the complex set of economic and social conditions that the authors here term as a…

TESTT Space: groundwork and experiment in a complex arts organisation

Martyn Hudson, Hazel Donkin

The purpose of this paper is to document and describe an omni-disciplinary ethnography of a complex arts and cultural regeneration organisation in Durham (TESTT Space). The…

“Saying yes to everything”: Slung Low’s mission in a time of rapid change

Rachel Perry

This study explores what it means to be a mission-driven arts organisation (MDAO) in the UK. Drawing on literature relating to artistic risk and rupture, mission and vision, and…

Funders and stakeholders matter: a case study analysis

Clare Murray

The purpose of this paper is to understand how funders and stakeholders influence the performance of Spain’s most autonomous cultural institutions. As the first of its kind to…

Crowdfunding cultural projects and networking the value creation: Experience economy between global platforms and local communities

Caterina Foà

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how online crowdfunding is strategically applied to artistic productions featuring strong social and cultural values, exploring…

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