The Library is a database of inspiring case studies demonstrating the benefits of collaborating with artists to achieve environmental sustainability outcomes. It provides a practical resource to informsustainability organisations and campaigns on how to work with ‘embedded artists’ over extended periods through examples of successful past projects.
"In April 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final report of its sixth comprehensive review of climate change. The report [...] recognises that the historical and ongoing drivers of climate and environmental destruction lie in colonialism. [...] we need arts and culture to lead the way..."
A free to join research project into cultural wellbeing, which will help you to evidence the impact of your service or project robustly. It is especially useful for organisations that want to encourage participation and activism, and that are working with their community, on ‘place-making’ or with the wider environment.
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Climate panel at A Culture of Care (CHWA conference April 2021)
This panel was part of A Culture of Care, our national conference in April 2021. We're making it public now after COP26 recognising the increased importance of discussing climate in relation to creativity, health and wellbeing.
Chair: Hilary Jennings (Happy Museums); Panellists: Alistair Gentry (Artist), Farhana Yamin (Think & Do Camden), Frances Northrop (independent researcher), Farah Ahmed (Julie's Bicycle), Jennifer Farmer and (in absentia) Zoë Palmer (A Dream (ing) Field Lab, Season for Change)