Precarious Economies and Creative Citizens

November 1st, 2013 by Emma Agusita in Creative Networks | no comments

(Author: Jon Dovey) In this reflection I want to respond to Emma’s post above and reflect briefly on my own ‘first pass’ reflections on our Asset Mapping exercise with South Blessed. My headline takeaway from the session was the extreme fragility of the economy of South Blessed contrasted with the powerful networks of solidarity between […]

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Creative Networks: Asset Mapping South Blessed

September 21st, 2013 by Emma Agusita in Creative Networks | no comments

The Creative Citizens research project has sought to adopt and adapt asset mapping as a cross-thematic methodology to study the value of creative citizenship. The use of this approach was introduced and developed by project researchers examining the value of creative citizenship in the context of community led design (strand 2) and is it is […]

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Creative Mulch – fertilizing dispositions, fertile environments

October 15th, 2012 by Emma Agusita in Creative Networks | no comments

Recently, a research interviewee described Bristol, the city where our case study is based, as possessing “a culture of triers”. He inferred that such strivers are motivated by the desire for creative accomplishment but are ultimately thwarted by lack of accessible ‘progression’ routes, such that, London is still mythologised as the media-metropolis. That notion struck […]

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