The dialogue of cultures: theoretical and practical features of cultural production

UDC 321.911(477)

Oleksandra Oliinyk

Institute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv.

ORCID 0000-0002-2392-3938


Keywords: cultural product, cultural diplomacy, dialogue of cultures, cultural industries, cultural space.

Abstract. In this article the cultural product is understood in two contexts. According to the first one it is perceived as a result of cultural production, which depends on the characteristics of cultural work and communication between the producer and the audience, ie the peculiarities of the consumption of cultural products. According to the second approach it is a tool for cultural dialogue and cultural diplomacy. Thus, the logic of presenting the theses is intended to analyze three main aspects: cultural work (its specific features, the level of understanding and perception), cultural consumption (dialogue of the artist with the audience, ethics of art production), features of the ecosystem of cultural production of Ukraine. The necessity to legitimize the cultural economics (an inherent component of cultural space) as a subject of research focuses on three main tasks: first, to create an appropriate ecosystem for cultural development (from training to clear financial terms, the status of cultural production in society and economy); secondly, to reproduce the laws of social relations in cultural production (from working conditions and the status of artists to dialogue with the audience or the consumption of cultural products) and thirdly, to implement the strategies for the development of culture and cultural industries. This justifies the relevance of the given topic for research, aimed to analyze the importance of the economic component of cultural production for the concept of cultural dialogue.

Author Biography.

Oleksandra Oliinyk, Ph.D. (Cultural Studies), head of the department of theory and history of culture, Institute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv.


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Published: November 23, 2021.

Vol 21 No 1 (2022).