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CCL in Action: Gaja Meznaric Osole Permanent Meetings, Slovenia

CCL in Action: Gaja Meznaric Osole Permanent Meetings, Slovenia

Trajna srečanja: Kreativne skupnosti o podnebni pravičnosti / Permanent Meetings – creative communities on climate justice – Gaja Mežnarić Osole, designer, Slovenia Gaja is a designer, working in cross-disciplinary fields between design, ecology and participation. Through various interdisciplinary projects she explores ways of practicing design by embedding current societal needs as well as possibilities that have … Read more CCL in Action: Gaja Meznaric Osole Permanent Meetings, Slovenia

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 in Action: Kelly Lovelady, The Drowners UK

CCL in Action: Kelly Lovelady, The Drowners UK

The Drowners – Kelly Lovelady, Ruthless Jabiru, UK Kelly Lovelady is the founding Artistic Director and conductor of Ruthless Jabiru, a London chamber orchestra dedicated to exploring humanitarian stories through new music. Ruthless Jabiru’s programmes are devised around existing and commissioned repertoire by today’s composers with a view to promoting compassion, sustainability and social consciousness. … Read more CCL in Action: Kelly Lovelady, The Drowners UK

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