Media, Community and the Creative Citizen

Media, Community and the Creative Citizen was a research council funded project exploring the value of creative citizenship.

THIS RESEARCH PROJECT FORMALLY ENDED IN JULY 2015.  IT CANNOT THEREFORE BE ASSUMED THAT INFORMATION HERE HAS BEEN UPDATED BEYOND THIS POINT.

The research was organised in three complementary strands: hyperlocal publishing, community-led design and creative networks. This site tracks progress and welcomes discussion of our work.

Three strands of Research:

Hyperlocal Publishing

Our research strand hypothesises that citizenship practices around Hyperlocal Publishing will be found to generate value in a range of different ways. Read more

Community-Led Design

Community led design is a practice where individual citizens are given the opportunity to engage directly and creatively in the formulation of solutions for their own environment, whether these are physical spaces, build- ings, neighbourhoods or services. Read more

Creative Networks

How does creative citizenship generate value for communities within a changing media landscape and how can this pursuit of value be intensified, propagated and sustained?’ by exploring creative citizenship activities generated within two creative community networks. Read more

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Creative Citizens: A Photo Collection – #18

September 4th, 2015 by Jennie Sandford in Research Showcase | no comments

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Last year, photographer Sara Lyndsey captured 25 images of Creative Citizens on location in their communities for our Creative Citizen conference and exhibition. We’re now sharing these fantastic photos along with some information about each of the inspiring subjects. These people do what they do not because they are paid to but because they want […]

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Creative Citizens: A Photo Collection – #17

August 28th, 2015 by Jennie Sandford in Community-led Design Research Showcase | no comments

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Last year, photographer Sara Lyndsey captured 25 images of Creative Citizens on location in their communities for our Creative Citizen conference and exhibition. We’re now sharing these fantastic photos along with some information about each of the inspiring subjects. These people do what they do not because they are paid to but because they want […]

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Creative Citizens: A Photo Collection – #15

August 14th, 2015 by Jennie Sandford in Hyperlocal Research Showcase | no comments

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Last year, photographer Sara Lyndsey captured 25 images of Creative Citizens on location in their communities for our Creative Citizen conference and exhibition. We’re now sharing these fantastic photos along with some information about each of the inspiring subjects. These people do what they do not because they are paid to but because they want […]

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Creative Citizens: A Photo Collection – #14

August 7th, 2015 by Jennie Sandford in Research Showcase | no comments

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Last year, photographer Sara Lyndsey captured 25 images of Creative Citizens on location in their communities for our Creative Citizen conference and exhibition. We’re now sharing these fantastic photos along with some information about each of the inspiring subjects. These people do what they do not because they are paid to but because they want […]

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