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Culture as a tool in cities

In these times of austerity a prevalent theme is the utilisation of culture – in other words culture must be seen to do something and preferably more than just one thing. The prevailing discourse is that the days of ‘art … Continue reading

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Creativity – a neglected resource in cities?

I recently was recently invited to give a presentation on developing sustainable communities in an age of austerity as part of the RegenWebinars. My main focus point for the presentation was creativity and how creativity, if uncovered and harnessed can … Continue reading

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The case for creativity in smaller cities.

In November last year, I had the opportunnity to talk about creative entrepreneurship at the smaller cities conference in GuimarĂ£es in Portugal. My main case drawing on the work I have done with Creative Entrepreneurs in Aarhus and other smaller … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Creative Task Force

Earlier this week Copenhagen Creative Task Force published their recommendations for Copenhagen to retain their position as a leading creative hub in Northern Europe. There are 20 concrete recommendations in the report which have been divided into four main strands: … Continue reading

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Creative industry task forces

This morning I noticed that the Australian state New South Wales have set up a taskforce for growth in the creative industries. Similarly, last week the mayor of Copenhagen in Denmark set up a creative industries task force too, Copenhagen … Continue reading

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DK_UK collaboration on the theme of cities and integration

On Friday last week an interesting exhibition focusing on a cultural exchange of architects between the UK and Denmark opened at the Danish Architecture Centre in Copenhagen. The idea behind the project has been to look at how professionals from … Continue reading

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