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Sweden 2021: Participants Announced

Sweden 2021: Participants Announced

For the first time being held in Sweden, we are really excited to announce the fifth group participating in our international Creative Climate Leadership programme. We have been bowled over by the applications from incredible climate change-makers and can’t wait to start collaborating from next week. Creative Climate Leadership in Sweden is a partnership between … Read more Sweden 2021: Participants Announced

CCL comes to Sweden and Scandinavia, supported by the Swedish Postcode Foundation

CCL comes to Sweden and Scandinavia, supported by the Swedish Postcode Foundation

Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) is a training and transformation programme to empower artists and cultural professionals to take action on the climate and ecological crisis with impact, creativity, and resilience. Led by Julie’s Bicycle, it will be presented in Sweden thanks to a collaboration with visual artist and sustainability scientist Diego Galafassi and the Lund … Read more CCL comes to Sweden and Scandinavia, supported by the Swedish Postcode Foundation

CCL USA Takeaways – Crisis: Principles for Just and Creative Responses

CCL USA Takeaways – Crisis: Principles for Just and Creative Responses

From 8-14 March 2020, a cohort of artists, arts administrators, cultural workers and scientists from across the US and Canada gathered at Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona for the inaugural CCL USA intensive program. In the midst of an intimate learning and leadership exchange focused on developing creative responses for a new climate future, the … Read more CCL USA Takeaways – Crisis: Principles for Just and Creative Responses

Creative Europe Creative Climate Leadership: Final Report

Creative Europe Creative Climate Leadership: Final Report

The Creative Europe Cooperation Project Creative Climate Leadership drew to a close in March 2019. Since 2016, when CCL was first initiated, the programme has encouraged and strengthened the knowledge, leadership and communities of people working across the cultural and climate sectors. It has connected a global community to make local impact, provoked myriad creative … Read more Creative Europe Creative Climate Leadership: Final Report

CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

Jessica Sim can’t pinpoint the exact moment that she became concerned about the global environmental challenges we face today; to her, it feels like a concern that has been part of her world since she was young. She recalls how her high school art teacher, who ran a high school ‘green team’, was the first … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

Bridget McKenzie is a UK based consultant for the arts and museums with decades of experience developing and evaluation cultural learning programmes, founding director of Flow Associates, and founder of Climate Museum UK .  — Growing up in the countryside with environmentally minded parents, Bridget feels she has long been a ‘defender of nature’. Alongside … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

CCL in Action: Conectando Audiencias Especial Arte Y Sostenibilidad – Marta García Haro and Elisa Hernández de Pablo, Spain

CCL in Action: Conectando Audiencias Especial Arte Y Sostenibilidad – Marta García Haro and Elisa Hernández de Pablo, Spain

Supported by a CCL in Action local development grant, CCL alumni Marta García Haro and Elisa Hernández de Pablo collaborated to guest edit a Special Edition of the Conectando Audiencias Magazine, a publication aimed at Spanish speaking creative professionals and cultural managers, on the theme of arts and sustainability – the first monograph of its … Read more CCL in Action: Conectando Audiencias Especial Arte Y Sostenibilidad – Marta García Haro and Elisa Hernández de Pablo, Spain

CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

April 22 in 1970 marked the first Earth Day, which saw millions of people (mainly in America) pouring into the streets to bring environmental crises into the national dialogue. Over the past 50 years, Earth Day has grown into an international movement, engaging millions of individuals, organisations and spaces across the globe – including  historical … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

CCL in Action: Elizabeth Valenzuela

CCL in Action: Elizabeth Valenzuela

Art and Nature: an approach to imitate, create, and preserve – Elizabeth Valenzuela, Fondo Acción, Colombia Elizabeth Valenzuela, Fondo Acción (CO) worked as a biologist for many years, and helped to establish a specific fund for arts and cultural approaches to environmental stewardship and climate action during her time as Climate Change Coordinator at non-profit … Read more CCL in Action: Elizabeth Valenzuela