A Cardiff wide movement for community-owned and run cultural spaces.
MEETING 5: THE SUSTAINABLE STUDIO - 13th FEBRUARY 2020 - 5.45-7PM
At the Economic Justice for Wales IPPR event in July we put a question to First Minister Mark Drakeford. We presented a short case study of progress @CivicWales’ St Fagan’s conference and @TWT_NOW in Brighton.
We have adopted an undercommons* approach to establishing a cross-sector city-wide combine** to collectively problem solve and develop radical, policy-led proposals.
A key challenge for Creative Commons Cardiff and grassroots organisations such as The Sustainable Studio is how to best evidence their economic value and what is being popularly described as 'cultural value'. Working with colleagues from Welsh School of Architecture a live project was set in October 2019 to explore 'Value'. MA Architecture students developed as a response the book 'More Than Cheap Space'. The book is available here: More Than Cheap Space.
We are continuing to gather material ...