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Research Project

Art Scenes: An International Perspective

2014 – 2016

Project Summary

Nine teams of international, interdisciplinary collaborators sought to describe and compare contemporary art scenes more precisely, incorporating social science concepts and methods to develop a worldwide “grammar of scenes.”

Research Team

Daniel Silver

Daniel Silver

Professor of Sociology

University of Toronto

Daniel Silver is Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His research areas are social theory, cities, culture, and cultural policy. He is co-editor of The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy and author of Scenescapes: how qualities of place shape social life. Professor...


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