Library: Civic Engagement

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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SLOW Clean-UP civic experiments

A US-based artist-led project working with residents to restore sites previously occupied by petrol stations providing opportunities for education and carbon sequestration. 2008-12. 4 years.

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A collaboration between artists and not for profit organisations creating audio guides documenting environmental justice issues surrounding a stretch of Californian highway. 2006- / Permanent.

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Glenrothes Town Artist

Glenrothes Planning Department employed a town artist for ten years who built an understanding of the town’s residents into planning decisions and produced works of public art. 1968-78 / 10 years.

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The Stove Network

A Dumfries-based, arts-led organisation that works on engaging local people in imagining and creating change and contributing to the regeneration of the area. 2011- / Permanent

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An artist-led project drawing a line on the New York cityscape demonstrating sea level rise to develop community dialogue on climate change and the impact of flooding. 2007- / Ongoing.

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A long-term project embedding artists in the Calgary City Utilities and Environmental Protection Department, using artistic interventions to engage citizens in valuing water. 2008- / Ongoing.

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