The Future Of
The Future Of
Mar 2, 2021
The Future Of Arts & Culture featuring author Aritha van Herk
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In this episode, Todd Hirsch, ATB’s Chief Economist is joined by award-winning Canadian author Aritha van Herk.

We explore the effect COVID-19 has had on arts and culture and how it has challenged both accessibility and creativity. What works of art will come out of the pandemic, and how do artists create during a time of adversity? We explore new ways to finance the arts which could provide solutions in the future and help to change the ways we talk about and value different art forms.

People have relied on all forms of arts and culture to get through the pandemic, but there is still scope for innovation to ensure the arts are even more accessible in the future.  

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Guests: Aritha van Herk, Canadian author, critic, editor, public intellectual, and university professor.

Hosted by: Todd Hirsch, ATB Financial’s vice president and chief economist

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