“What are creative citizens?” Perspectives from our conference delegates

September 22nd, 2014 by Jerome Turner in Conference | no comments

Creative Citizens news cafeThe definition and qualities of ‘creative citizens’ are issues we’ve discussed at length during the course of the project, so this was a question I posed to six of the delegates at our Creative Citizens conference last week. Knowing that these were immediate distillations given at the point when I approached people asking for a quick soundbite, and may have been partly shaped by whatever sessions they had just come out of, they nonetheless provide interesting perspectives. They described energy, motivation, creativity and technology as important factors in largely selfless activities, whether everyday or more politicised. You can play them back below.






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