Hounslow is a place of industry, trade, migration and diversity. Creative People and Places Hounslow detail two co-created projects based on walking and wandering, filming and editing to produce a new document showcasing the richness of the borough.
Resources tagged with 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.
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
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
From surviving to thriving: building a model for sustainable practice in creativity and mental health
This report is the result of a six-month project funded by the Baring Foundation, to understand how to help more people and organisations using creativity to support mental health to survive and thrive. Written by Victoria Hume and Minoti Parikh for the Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance.
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
In the second episode of Reflecting Value we focus on the specific role of culture in addressing health and wellbeing needs.