Library: Community Organisation

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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The Draw at Sugar House

A work of public art that serves as a leisure space, wildlife corridor, flood defence system, and embodiment of the area’s cultural and environmental history. 2003-18 / Permanent

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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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VeloCommunities Embedded Artist Project

As part of Glasgow-based Bike for Good’s Velocommunities project, two artists worked with users of their facilities to produce films about cycling and climate change. 2018-20 / 2 years.

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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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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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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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