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Dispositive der Kulturfinanzierung

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Based on two theoretical concepts by Michel Foucault, dispositive factors of cultural funding are analyzed. Foucault emphasized that the “dispositive,” as a network of discourses and institutions, is best analyzed through genealogic research, excavating settings of power and influences that modify the operative mode of a “dispositif” in power. The Austrian development of private non-profit cultural organizations is analyzed as an example. More general frames to the subject are given by referring to the controversial discourse about “freedom of expression in the arts” as well as sociopolitical tasks of art and cultural organizations.


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Dispositive der Kulturfinanzierung

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