Library: Civic Engagement

Más Arte Más Acción: Postcards from the Future

A 3-year project facilitated by Más Arte Más Acción, bringing together groups from two regions in Chocó, Colombia to create short documentary films responding to plans to build a new port. 2017-20 / 4 years

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Casa Río: Building Power Lab

A centre of research and exchange located in the Río de la Plata Estuary, Argentina, whose work engages with issues of land use and political ecology. 2017- / Permanent

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Cuningar Loop

As part of the development of neglected land near Rutherglen into a woodland park, two artists worked with local community members to ensure that plans for the park reflected their needs. 2014-16 / 2 years.

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Peat Cultures

An artist worked within a peat restoration project in Dumfries and Galloway to engage residents and build understanding of the importance of peat bogs and how to protect them. 2017-19 / 2 years.

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The Black Wood of Rannoch: Future Forest

A collaboration between Forestry and Land Scotland and artists on the cultural importance of the Blackwood of Rannoch and frictions between access to and conservation of nature. 2012- / Ongoing.

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Maintenance Art

An artist worked as New York Sanitation Department Artist in Residence, raising their profile and drawing connections between personal, civic, and environmental maintenance. 1969- / Permanent.

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Recycled Artist in Residence

A US-based artist in residence scheme that gives artists the opportunity to work using the resources and materials of a waste recycling company. 2010- / Permanent.

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City as Living Laboratory

A US-based artist-led organisation that engages residents on sustainability issues within an urban context through creative interventions in parallel with infrastructure planning. 2005- / Permanent.

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Natural Resources Defense Council Artist in Residence

An artist in residence scheme with this US-based organisation, involving the artist in decision making and policy as well as communications and engagement. 2014- / Permanent.

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Dundee Urban Orchard

An artist-led project working with residents to set up urban orchards, providing training and development opportunities, creative outlets, and green space. 2013-17 / 4 years.

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