Last November one of our team Kate Stewart was chosen as one of 10 UK creatives to go and work with 10 creatives from Rio.
Following this creative lab, the participants generated ideas for creative projects working in multi cultural and multi-disciplinary teams.
Here’s a film put about the project by People’s Palace Projects. →
New Start Magazine recently came to Liverpool and interviewed us as part of their feature on the city. Editor Clare Goff also asked for blog posts from Kate and Toria and here is the one that Kate wrote about her vision for Liverpool as a Collaboratively Creative City: →
The Turner prize being awarded to Assemble for their work with Granby 4 Streets is timely and welcome news for the importance of ‘place-making’ in our communities. Muriel Gray’s disappointment at Assemble’s nomination started a pithy debate as to whether Assemble’s community-centred work constitutes art or not, frankly who cares? →
Engagement can change people’s lives
We do truly believe that bringing people into the process of design of space changes lives. This is not simply a ‘nice-to-have’ luxury or a ‘touchy-feely’ add-on, it’s an essential ingredient in the process of creating spaces and places for people. →
As part of the consultation process for The Flyover, We Make Places facilitated The Flyover Fest (July 2014) which offered a practical re-imagining of the space. The road was closed for a day and the city was given the opportunity to see and experience the Churchill Way Flyover as it’s never been….. →
We have decided to be one of the investors in MerseyHive because we believe that crowdfunding is a great way to harness community passion which will help to turn a great idea into a great project.
Having helped to create The Friends of The Flyover and their hugely successful crowd funding campaign… →