Not everyone will yet be ready to meet us in commoning. But some will. And these are the friends we will be needing
Participatory processes such as the collective development of maps and calendars can be effective tools for communities and marginalized sub-sections to gather, understand, analyze and act on information about the climate impacts that they are experiencing.
Having said all that, it’s important to recognise that not all forms of lifestylist responses to social problems lack a structural critique. In fact there are radical forms of lifestylism that are firmly based on a critical analysis of social structures and how they can change.
Traditionally, smallholder farming communities worked together, sharing localized innovations and best practices with one another in a horizontal and collective spread.
On Thursday 26th March the long awaited guide to the arts and social change, Playing for Time – Making Art as if the World Mattered will be launched at the Free Word Centre in London.
The success of a PB project depends a great deal on grassroots leadership and outreach.
The current context is one in which institutional breakdowns, crises, rapid technological change as well as restless variations in patterns of collective identification and belonging are now increasingly intersecting with our everyday lives.