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The 8 Paradigm Shifts at the Heart of REconomy

For the next two months here we will be talking REconomy, looking in depth at this aspect of Transition which is about creating new enterprises, new economies, new livelihoods.

"Make, be, dance, pedal, shape the future".

I suppose that’s what my creative practice is: I do something with the objective of trying to raise awareness and people trying to get a message across, it’s designed around that.

"What Does a Successful Artist Look Like at a Time of Global Change?"

Sarah Woods and Fern Smith are founders of Emergence and authors of Culture Shift: how artists are responding to sustainability in Wales.

"Art is about magic, and it's about change".

Art to me is about changing the way that I, or other people, experience or see the world or their place in the world.

The Rise of the Insurrectionary Imagination

The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination....is a collective which..."aims at opening spaces...and bringing artists and activists together to...co-create more creative forms of ...civil disobedience".

"The Creative Response to Climate Change"

Put it this way: we would never actually say "this is climate change". That doesn’t sit comfortably with us at all. We don’t like that bald categorisation of what we do.

How to Speak Transition in Spanish

Juan del Rio is the author of the recently published 'Guía del movimiento de transición', the first book about Transition in Spanish.

"When Transition forgets what it's called": the Arts and Social Change

When we started Transition, I imagined it as an environmental process. Now I see it as a cultural process.

Have You Done the Transition Health Check Yet?

Interestingly the similarities between a healthy human body and a healthy Transition group are both about taking an holistic view of what is happening in order to prevent problems by checking that all the different parts are working well.

Planning: the untapped power of community consent

When planning consent is given for a development which local people bitterly oppose, is that the end of the story?
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