Workshop in Edinburgh: How can art radically imagine new forms of citizenship and empower us to act?
A university created and run by refugees > Social enterprises forged through vulnerable street children creating a circus > Historic injustices and everyday niggles aired and shared through joining a complaints choir > An energy cooperative developed from street parties > A nation-wide exchange economy fuelled through independent music festivals > Urban transport nightmares tackled through graffiti vigilantism > An inclusive cross-generational school fashioned collaboratively inside a recently re-opened nuclear exclusion zone ...
Sean Bradley: On Importance of Art Generated from Within the Community
Sean Bradley, the director of Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust, a book editor and an activist talks about changes in the Edinburgh urban fabric and the potential of artistic practices to prevent the gentrification and festivalization of cities.
Laura Roth: Feminisation of Politics and Activism
Feminism seems to be gaining momentum in many countries, but most organisations and groups are still working based on patriarchal standards. The “feminisation of politics” includes different elements, which all aim to change the way activism and politics (in a broad sense) are done.