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A curated collection of case studies, tools and guidance relevant to the civic role of arts organisations.

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Council

"We are international but not in trying to have a global vision of everything, it's more about trying to find the...

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The Foundry Theatre

"The world gets made by us every day, however mindfully or unmindfully one participates. How are artists then engaged in...

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Lieux Publics

“The IN SITU network is not only a good way to work together, to co-operate, to share: it’s also a way of changing the...

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BookTrust

“Reading is one of the ways to enable everything else to happen: a pathway to other cultural interventions and to...

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The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

“Our work focuses on how hard it is to understand the public policies, processes and planning issues that shape most...

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Baxter Theatre

"Our work is there to challenge and to unify the community around us: so again it’s about integration, but it’s also...

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Public Art Agency Sweden

"The whole idea is that we continuously need to ask ourselves: what are artists actually doing, and do we need to work...

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The non existent Center

"We are trying to find new tools and a new way to understand a critical public art, and to understand our conditions...

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Redes da Maré

"Our mission has always been to make a structural difference in our community: to think about the reality of those 16...

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Amber

“It’s not just about what you do as an artist, it’s what people are doing through you: genuinely opening up to thinking...

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Footscray Community Arts Centre

"We’re not apologetic about how political we are, and we look forward to the day when things that are deemed to be...

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Amani Peoples Theatre

"People have solutions to the problems that affect them. What they lack is the space for dialogue on these problems. APT...

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