Jorge Miroslav Jara Salas: So Just How Are Arts Organizations Supposed To Measure Social Impact?

At the London Film Festival last week, the British Film Institute (BFI) announced it was going to start measuring ‘class and socio-economic background in their funding and staffing’. This move reflects the growing attention given to inequalities in the arts: academic evidence increasingly shows that cultural professions are unequal across ethnicity, gender, age, disability and class. How we measure class and social mobility to reveal inequality is a thorny issue, however.

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