Library of Creative Sustainability

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 inform sustainability organisations and campaigns on how to work with ‘embedded artists’ over extended periods through examples of successful past projectsEach article includes detailed information on partners and stakeholders, sustainability outcomes and funding, as well as tips and links to further resources.

Read our introduction to the Library, browse through the homepage, or find case studies that align with your interests using the drop-down menus below. If you would like to suggest other content to include in the Library, please get in touch by email. We are also currently seeking feedback on the Library via this survey

The Library forms part of our culture/SHIFT programme.

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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.

Sutton Tidal Attenuation Barrier and Falkenham Saltmarsh Tidal Management Scheme

An artist, residents, landowners and public agencies collaborate to develop estuarine protection works that emerge from deep understanding of the local environment. 2004-13 / 9 years.

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