The International Coalition for Arts, Human Rights & Social Justice wants to strengthen and develop existing projects committed to the arts, human rights and social justice; and actively lobby for defined objectives and opportunities jointly or individually identified by coalition members.
Culture|Futures is an international collaboration of organizations and individuals who are concerned with shaping a proactive cultural agenda to support the necessary transition towards an Ecological Age by 2050.
The International Theatre of the Oppressed Organization is dedicated to help all TO centers to develop themselves, so that they can help other TO groups to grow and improve.
The network is directed by environmental artist Betsy Damon and aims to inspire and promote projects that restore, preserve and remediate water sources using a combination of art, science, and community involvement.
UCLG adopted the Agenda 21 for culture as a reference document for its programmes on culture. Constituted in Beijing on June 9, 2005, UCLG is the meeting point for cities, local governments and networks that place culture at the heart of their development processes.
Art for Humanity (South Africa)
Make a Difference (China)
Rujak – For a Better Jakarta (Indonesia)
Vitamin Creative Space (China)
Community Arts Network SA organizes free regional workshops about the principles, benefits and ways to accomplish public art projects. The workshops are presented by Cath Cantlon – an artist who also worked as Adelaide City Council Public Art Officer.
Ccd works with communities on their various issues through cultural practice. The work of Ccd can be about solving problems creatively, celebrating creatively, or using the arts to make people see things a little differently.
DADAA is a community cultural development organisation. The primary focus is on creating opportunities and significant beneficial social change for people who have a disability or mental illness.
The pvi collective is an independent artists group that creates tactical media artworks seeking out radical, darkly humorous solutions for the live in an unstable twenty first century. Incorporating elements of performance, visual art and intervention, pvi’s works are often participatory, physically demanding, site responsive and politically charged.
Art and Sustainability Blog (Hungary/ UK)
Ashden Directory (UK)
Cape Farewell (UK)
Eco & Art Notebook (Ireland)
Herbologies/Foraging Networks (Finland)
Since 2009 the artists collective RIXC works in cross-fields of art and renewable energy by addressing sustainability issues and initiating a series of events and co-projects.
PLATFORM LONDON (UK)
POIEIN kai PRATTEIN (Greece)
Schumacher College (UK)
Über Lebenskunst (Germany)
University of the Trees is an alternative, mobile university, which offers ‘instruments’ and approaches for the development of new forms of creative action in response to the challenges of the 21st century.
TREE aims to mobilize and connect mind, heart and hands. Its mission includes the study of the manmade and natural environment and their relationships. TREE seeks to raise awareness in topics of environment and lifestyles that affect the quality of life.
RANE has been established at University College Falmouth to examine the relationship between the visual arts and ecological thinking. Using artistic practice the group aims to offer interpretations and models of thinking about the natural world that help to promote a sustainable future.
amber art and technology platform (Turkey)
The founders of amber came together in order to create a local discussion and production platform on art and technology in a globalized World itself transformed by new technologies. It is a project in the framework of BIS (Body Process Arts Association), an Istanbul based initiative that aims to explore artistic forms of expression at the conjunction of the body and the digital process.
Recreatura_arts&culture is a non-profit organisation in Valencia fostering European culture, intercultural dialogue and the idea of active European citizenship, through the organisation of innovative and creative cultural events. Recreatura always looks for new ideas offers artists as well as creative people a platform for exchange.
Julie’s Bycicle (UK)
Julies Bicycle is a non-profit company that aims at integrating environmental sustainability into the business, art and ethics of the music, theatre and creative industries.
It offers practical advice, tools, resources and Industry Green environmental certification and creates active links between the various networks and consortia to support the sharing of knowledge and ideas and the rapid adoption of best practice.
See also: German Link-List
EcoArt South Florida (USA)
Green Museum (USA)
The Art of Engagement (Canada)
The network shares stories and discusses about how culture can be created and research can be done with/in ecological systems and which role art can play in transforming the current cascade of social and environmental crises.
RED Latinoamericana (whole continent)
Throughout the continent of South America, artists, educators, communicators and technicians participate in initiatives and projects that combine aesthetics and policy creation with children, youth and adults in the mountains, the countryside and cities.
Crear Vale la Pena (Argentina)
Crear Vale la Pena believes that young people are not dangerous but in danger – and that the violence, discrimination, and social fragmentation they are confronted with can be counteracted through the arts. It promotes arts education and artistic production e.g. through teacher training programs.
The Freire Project (whole continent)
The Freire Project promotes research in Critical Pedagogy, and brings together local and international educators. It shares critical research in social, political, and educational locations about how issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, and colonialism shape the nature and purpose of education.
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