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Arts and cultural events and resources can help increase awareness of sustainability issues, provoke discussion and exploration of new ideas and solutions.  
 
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== Benches and seats as public art ==
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== Green Fairs ==
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Green Fairs can be a way of promoting sustainability in a relaxed and fun setting. Some pay a lot of attention to their own carbon and environmental footprint.
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As a form of activism street parties are festive and/or artistic efforts to reclaim roadways as public space by large groups of people. They were made known in Western Europe and North America by the actions of Reclaim the Streets, a widespread "dis-organization" dedicated to reclaiming public space from automobiles and consumerism. In a somewhat different context, [[Poland]]'s Orange Alternative staged festive protests to break the Communist government's monopoly on public life. {{W|Street party}}
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*How To Start A Social Street on [http://www.shareable.net/blog/how-to-start-a-social-street Shareable]
 
*[http://www.makingisconnecting.org Making is Connecting] - site about Making is Connecting project, with extracts, video, etc., by David Gauntlett {{W|David Gauntlett}}
 
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== Events ==
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'''April 18, 2015''' -  International Day for Monuments and Sites<br><br>
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'''2015'''
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Creative Communities and Arts-Based Placemaking, Jun 13 <ref>[http://www.pps.org/reference/creative-communities-and-arts-based-placemaking/ pps.org]</ref>
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Linking Sport and the Environment to the Peace and Poverty Agenda in [[Kenya]], UNEP and Underprivileged Children and Youth Kick Off New Reconciliation Initiative <ref>[http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=538&ArticleID=5841&l=en unep.org]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://singfortheclimate.com/EN/default.aspx Sing for the Climate]
 
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*[http://www.streetartview.com/ streetartview.com], collaborative collection of Google Street views showing street art all over the world
 
*[http://www.streetartview.com/ streetartview.com], collaborative collection of Google Street views showing street art all over the world
 
 
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Revision as of 17:46, 29 January 2017

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What communities can do

Overview, see right hand column for more

  • Green fairs
  • Benches and seats as public art
  • Advocate and promote Green sports and recreation and associated community sports facilities
  • Advocating environmentally friendly sports events
  • Street parties
  • Local distinctiveness events
  • Community maps
  • Community art from recycled materials
  • Adventure playgrounds created from recycled materials
  • Green film festivals
  • Green arts and drama events

Why it matters

Arts and cultural events and resources can help increase awareness of sustainability issues, provoke discussion and exploration of new ideas and solutions.

World water day - choir singing (4459460043).jpg

Benches and seats as public art

Trosbench1.JPG

Green Fairs

Green Fairs can be a way of promoting sustainability in a relaxed and fun setting. Some pay a lot of attention to their own carbon and environmental footprint.

Ealing1.jpg

Street party

As a form of activism street parties are festive and/or artistic efforts to reclaim roadways as public space by large groups of people. They were made known in Western Europe and North America by the actions of Reclaim the Streets, a widespread "dis-organization" dedicated to reclaiming public space from automobiles and consumerism. In a somewhat different context, Poland's Orange Alternative staged festive protests to break the Communist government's monopoly on public life. W

Biglunch1.jpg

Resources

  • How To Start A Social Street on Shareable
  • Making is Connecting - site about Making is Connecting project, with extracts, video, etc., by David Gauntlett W

Quotes

"The twentieth century has transformed the entire planet from a finite world of certainties to an infinite world of questioning and doubt. So, if ever there was a need to stimulate creative imagination and initiative on the part of individuals, communities and whole societies that time is now. The notion of creativity can no longer be restricted to the arts; it must be applied across the full spectrum of human problem-solving." Our Creative Diversity, UNESCO

Video

Events

2015

320px-MtKenyaMackinder.jpg

April 18, 2015 - International Day for Monuments and Sites

icomos.org, World Heritage and Sustainable Development, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

News and comment

2015

Creative Communities and Arts-Based Placemaking, Jun 13 [1]

2008

Linking Sport and the Environment to the Peace and Poverty Agenda in Kenya, UNEP and Underprivileged Children and Youth Kick Off New Reconciliation Initiative [2]

See also

  • local information can be found, or shared, via our many location pages


Interwiki links

Wikipedia: Intangible cultural heritage, Traditional knowledge (category)

Greenlivingpedia: Green sports and recreation

Twin-Cities-Marathon-2006-Minneapolis.jpg

External links


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. pps.org
  2. unep.org


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