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Transforming Futures through Place-based Creative Practices: How eco-social change can be fostered in place - CreaTures and Creative Carbon Scotland.

Lawrence, Gemma; Hall, Emma

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Twist, Ben
Allen, Joss; Grant, Rachel; Wheeler, Katharine; Baker, Matt
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Light, Ann

Place-based cultural practitioners can help shape more sustainable futures and act as agents of change in their communities. Using the Scottish context, this report includes an overview of place policy and a scan of current cultural organisations engaged in place-making, with case studies of three socially-engaged practices and how these respond to local themes while simultaneously introducing important eco-social agendas.

The report was created by Gemma Lawrence, culture/SHIFT Manager at Creative Carbon Scotland, and Emma Hall, PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow, with contributions from Joss Allen, Co-Artistic Director (maternity cover) / Alternative Economies Manager, ATLAS Arts; Rachel Grant, Curator, Fertile Ground; and Katharine Wheeler, Partnerships and Project Development, and Matt Baker, Orchestrator, The Stove Network. Developmental editing was supplied by Ann Light, University of Sussex, with additions from Ben Twist, Director, Creative Carbon Scotland. Savannah Vize handled the design and layout for CreaTures
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