Crowdfunding Culture by Sara Bannerman

3 Jan 2014 - 14:00

This paper by Sara Bannerman examines crowdfunding as a potential tool for cultural funding. After an introduction to crowdfunding, its rise and its use in various contexts, the paper discusses crowdfunding’s potential as a tool for funding cultural production. Crowdfunding is associated with a range of hopes and ideals, but problems with crowdfunding, as with crowdsourcing, can also be identified. This paper provides an assessment of the problems and potentials of crowdfunding in the context of cultural funding in particular. Read more on WI Journal of Mobile Media below.