Co-creating the definition of a Creative Citizen using our interactive wall: By Natasha Trotman

November 3rd, 2014 by Dan Lockton in Conference | no comments

By Natasha Trotman The Interactive wall was created as an installation for the Creative Citizens project and featured at the Creative Citizens Conference (at the Royal College of Art) during September. It was created with the purpose of helping visitors explore the value of Creative Citizens within their everyday lives and contribute to the debate. […]

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

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

Creative Citizens news cafe

The 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 […]

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Engaging your community through hyperlocal

September 19th, 2014 by Dave Harte in Conference Hyperlocal | no comments

We recently published a new guide for hyperlocal producers to support the ways in which they can engage with the communities they seek to represent. At the Creative Citizens conference on 18 September, Rachel Howells (from Port Talbot Magnet) spoke to one of the guide’s authors, Andy Williams about the publication.

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Geoff Mulgan – ‘BBC need stronger links to hyperlocals’

September 18th, 2014 by Dave Harte in Conference | no comments

Following his keynote address to our Creative Citizens conference on the 18th September, Geoff Mulgan from Nesta spoke to Sara Moseley (from Cardiff University’s Centre for Community Journalism) about his thoughts on the value of hyperlocal journalism and how it might be sustained.

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Creative citizenship and public policy: a flibbertijibbet?

September 17th, 2014 by Dave Harte in Conference Research | no comments

As part of the Creative Citizens conference we’re holding a policy debate in partnership with the think-tank CentreForum. We’ll be asking the question: How can we unlock citizen creativity to strengthen communities?

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Creative Citizens Unbound

September 10th, 2014 by Jerome Turner in Conference | no comments

This post is by the project’s Principal Investigator, Professor Ian Hargreaves We’re ready to go with the UK’s first Creative Citizens conference, due to take place on September 18/19 at the Royal College of Art in London. This Cardiff-led event will bring together scholars and community activists from all over the world to discuss the […]

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