May 2018

1. Alexandre Frenette. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society. “The Rise of Creative Placemaking.” 2017. United States.

This article situates the emergence of the creative placemaking policy initiative as the coordinated continuation of longstanding artistic practices and a reaction to scant funding in the United States.


2. Anita McKeown. Seismopolitie Journal of Art and Politics. “Creative Placemaking: How to embed Arts-led processes within cultural regeneration?” 2016. Norway.

Trialled in London, Ireland and the U.S.A. by an itinerant artist-in-residence, this summary outlines the emergence of creative placemaking and the aims of ASU’s research; to enshrine the dynamic, emergent and ethical qualities of permaculture design within a Situated Arts Practice to contributes to the on-going evolution of creative placemaking.


3. Marian Stuiver, Pat van der Jagt, Eugene van Erven, and Isabel Hoving. Community Development Journal. “The Potentials of Art to Involve Citizens in Regional Transitions.” 2013. The Netherlands.

In this article, researches asked whether artwork based on narratives and created in collaboration between artists and local residents can help planners achieve a more community-based process for planning.


4. Anna Muessig, Jamie Hand, et al. Cultural Research Network. “Impacts of Creative Placemaking.” 2017. Virtual Study Group.

On July 11th, the Cultural Research Network hosted a webinar about the impacts of Creative Placemaking, which included a review of ArtPlace’s research findings. These findings involved nearly two years of a comprehensive, multi-year research initiative to unearth promising practices and trends at the intersection of community development sectors with arts and culture.


5. Tom Andrews, Catherine Bunting, Tina Corri, and Sarah Fox. People United. “Changing the World through Arts and Kindness.” 2017. United Kingdom.

In this report, People United explores how the arts can inspire kindness, community and social change. The report brings together 10 years of research to show that the arts can play a role in building a kinder, more caring society.

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