“Sustainability has got capacity to adopt its meaning to the prevailing conditions. It is not a rigid system of rules, not a precept which tells us what to do in any possible situation. Ultimately, what it does is to give […]
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“On sustainability: it is a kind of discourse that implies a different kind of social relation. What I mean is, instead of doing philosophy, one is doing ecophilosophy, not in the environmentalist sense, but as the philosophy of a possible […]
Articles & images exploring environmental and sustainability discourses within contemporary practice.
Becky Shaw explores the dangers of the concept of ‘continuous practice’ and gives thought to the key factors that enable longevity if artists choose it.
Although ‘sustainability’ is much vaunted in terms of how arts organisations should go forward, artists’ needs in this respect are rarely considered by funders. Futurific bursaries were developed by NAN to model routes for sustainability amongst artists’ groups and networks in the UK. Here, some of the bursary recipients give insights into their progress, through excerpts from their blogs.
A joint Local Authority, Arts Council and Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) project focused on enhancing the town of Peterborough, through a variety of interventions aimed at stimulating citizen power, attachment to place and innovation amongst residents in Peterborough.
Written by consultant Adrian Ellis as a briefing towards a conference considering issues of sustainability for the arts in a time of rapid change.
This ambitious artist-led project has involved seventy-five artists and resulted in over 100 artworks. Cassie Thompson visits the exhibition and talks to the project organisers.