Resources tagged with everyday creativity

Video: Everyday creativity

Through examining evidence from the latest wave of Cultural Participation Monitor data, this recorded session from The Audience Agency takes a look at the creative activities people do independently, such as playing an instrument, podcasting, flower arranging, drag, creative gaming, graffiti and much more. 

My essential reads: pleasure, play and connection in everyday creativity

There has been a recent rise in interest in everyday creativity. This has ranged from people trying out new creative activities like sewing or baking during lockdowns to knowledge workers (that is, those using computers for their jobs) wanting to do something with their hands for a change. I’m currently working on a PhD investigating … Read more

Research digest: Everyday creativity

This everyday creativity research digest summarises current evidence relating to the many and diverse creative and cultural activities that people do at home or in their communities. Specifically, it explores the value of activities facilitated by amateur or voluntary groups in shared community spaces and self-initiated activity that takes place at home. This review does … Read more

The impact of everyday creativity on community identity and cohesion

This fascinating short essay by the Creative Director and Producer Alex O’Toole explores the renewal of domestic creativity as a powerful radical act. It was commissioned by LeftCoast, Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places project for Blackpool and Fleetwood following conversations about their Inside Out programme using hyper local culture and creativity to empower … Read more