Natelle Morgan-Brown, Consultant, Co-creation and Participation at The Audience Agency guides us through key questions we need to ask ourselves before we start on any community engagement project.
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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.
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.
Socially engaged art practices are those where a professional artist develops creative interventions in public rather than within a gallery, theatre or traditional cultural venue. Such activities might automatically assume ‘public good’ as they imply a sense of community engagement. Problematically, however, the intention and outcome of such creative practices can vary drastically, and as … Read more
Part of the Future Trends series, published as part of the Warwick UK Cities of Culture Project and commissioned by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Co-creating is difficult so why do it. This paper looks at what makes co-creation valuable to those who participate and how to evaluate it.
An overview of participatory arts offered by the NHS to people with mental health problems – featuring NHS Trusts across the UK which offer a range of creative artist-led programmes in both primary and secondary care.
A second edition of a treasury of arts activities for older people. 52 activities, accessible and creative, for use with older people in any setting. Published by The Baring Foundation. Written by Liz Postlethwaite.
How can heritage and creativity support mental health? This report commissioned by the Baring Foundation and produced by the Restoration Trust showcases work from 18 heritage and arts organisations using a wealth of heritage assets, and the creativity of artists, to improve mental health and community connections.
1. Introduction An online community — or web community, virtual community or internet community — is a group of people, united by something such as a common interest, purpose or values, who primarily communicate with each other in a virtual space using the internet. It involves community members having the opportunity to interact with each … Read more
Discover what co-creation means, how it can help you actively listen to and collaborate with the local community and form new partnerships as well as helpful insight on putting it into practice. Explore the Heart of Glass and Battersea Arts Centre report and three podcasts with artists, producers, and collaborators.