Tag Archives: Creativity

Creative Transition #3

In Rob Hopkins ‘Transition Handbook’, he emphasises the value of creativity, creative people and artists and bringing them into the process of Transition. “(Tom Atlee)… talks of the potential power of bringing together activists, creative writers and journalists to form … Continue reading

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Creative Transition #1

18 months ago I read Rob Hopkins ‘Transition Handbook; from oil to dependency to local resistance’ (2008). I found much of the thinking within of real interest in terms of Waymarking’s practice. With the triple crunch (global financial crisis, peak … Continue reading

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Open Eye, Leeds #2

Open Eye was an invite-only artist book launch, exhibition and social event. It brought a group of people together on the 13th Floor of a city centre Leeds location, West Riding House. The event included the launch of Dwelling: a visual gazetteer which brings … Continue reading

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Open Eye, Leeds – 21.7.11

On the 21st July I held an event entitled Open Eye on the 13th Floor of West Riding House, Leeds (in partnership with Skippko Arts Team – http://www.skippko.org.uk). As part of the event people were invited to ‘draw the city’ … Continue reading

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Verse: Voices: Vistas – responses #2

Part of the video installation – this drawing/diagram of  The Forum – the cinema on Chapeltown Road and Savile Place from the ’30’s to the late ’50’s and remembered by a lady at Frederick Hurdle Day Centre. A few comments on Verse: … Continue reading

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Verse: Voices: Vistas – responses #1

Verse: Voices: Vistas my new video and installation project took place last week on Thurs 23rd June at Leeds Media Centre (see January, March and April blog entries). The project is a collaboration between myself and some people who live, … Continue reading

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Time / Bank Symposium, Stroom

On the second day of my visit to Den Haag, Sue (Ball) and I gave a presentation on Leeds Creative Timebank at the Time / Bank Symposium, as part of the wider Stroom programme ‘There, I fixed It’. The other … Continue reading

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