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Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Toby Peach is a theatre maker, and was part of the second cohort of Creative Climate Leaders in October 2017. —— Hello, I became a CCL in 2017 and environmental sustainability has been part of my creative practice since. Becoming a Creative Climate Leader empowered me to be part of the climate conversation – a … Read more Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

A guest blog from Anna-Kaisa Koski, from the very first cohort of Creative Climate Leaders. Anna-Kaisa is a freelance curator and climate activist based in Helsinki, Finland. —— Two learnings I took home from my CCL attendance in Wales concerning climate communication were, one, that polar bears are too easy to ignore and, two, we … Read more Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

CCL Closing Conference at COP24

CCL Closing Conference at COP24

6 December 2018 Łaźnia Nowa. Teatr, Krakow, Poland Running from 11:00 – 17:30 While the international climate change negotiations take place in Katowice, we gather artists and those working in the arts and creative industries to share their inspirational projects, and tell the story of how culture and creativity are a critical part of the solution … Read more CCL Closing Conference at COP24

CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

Leeuwarden, both a city and municipality, is situated in Friesland in the Netherlands; and alongside Friesland, won the title of European Capital of Culture 2018 (ECOC). Visibly celebrating its accolade of European Capital of Culture, it felt like the perfect place to host the Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) Policy Lab as part of our Creative Europe co-funded CCL … Read more CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden

CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden

This week, Julie’s Bicycle joined On The Move to host a policy lab for cultural leaders and city influencers on how they can engage arts and culture with action on climate and the environment. The policy lab – titled ‘Cities, Culture and Climate Change Practises, Models and Future Actions’ – included a variety of inspirational … Read more CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden

The Seven Creative Climate Trends

The Seven Creative Climate Trends

When Julie’s Bicycle was founded 11 years ago our challenge was very different: we had to make the case that climate had some bearing on the arts and culture, and that we had some capacity – maybe even responsibility – to do something about it. That argument is no longer relevant. Our starting point in … Read more The Seven Creative Climate Trends

Curating the Natural World

Curating the Natural World

A year of nature programming at Wellcome Collection, London I’m going to talk about some of the programming that Wellcome Collection has been doing over the last year engaging our visitors on environmental themes but I want to begin by briefly looking at Wellcome Collection’s particular approach. This will, I hope, provide some context for … Read more Curating the Natural World

CCL Slovenia: Participant Biographies

CCL Slovenia: Participant Biographies

Our Creative Climate Leadership participants and training team are enjoying the inspiring Slovenian coast, in a mix of reflective space and action planning. Take a look at their credentials here and watch this space over the coming weeks for accounts of their experiences on the course. Follow their work and progress online via #ccleaders.

CCL Slovenia: Meet The Participants

CCL Slovenia: Meet The Participants

Julie’s Bicycle and PiNA are pleased to announce the participants for our second Creative Climate Leadership course. We have selected 23 leaders from 89 outstanding applications. Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) is a pan-European programme for artists and cultural professionals exploring the cultural dimensions of climate change. The second CCL international training course will take place … Read more CCL Slovenia: Meet The Participants