Transfer Policy on Creative City: The Case of Bandung, Indonesia

Globalization enables the transfer of urban development policies across country and continents. This paper highlights the creative city notion in Bandung, Indonesia, that is adopted from the British Council (BC) attempts to mobilize policy through various programs and workshops. This paper aims to overview the role of BC in transferring and mobilizing policy on Cultural and Creative Industry. The paper argues that BC has played an important role in introducing and shaping the CCI policies in Bandung, even though certain adjustments to local socio-economic conditions have been made. The BC has significantly ascertained the establishment of Bandung Creative City Forum (BCCF) as a forum that hubs multi agent interest including BC, local government, artisans, and related stakeholders within the creative community.

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