Open call to all Fringe productions–
Enter your production in the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award to be chosen as a leading example of sustainability at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The award, supported by the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, Creative Carbon Scotland and media partner The List, recognises artists and companies whom address sustainability in myriad ways during the Fringe.
Applicants are assessed on a written questionnaire as well as the implementation and execution of their production during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. To enter, complete the application from the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, located here.
Applications are due 18 July 2014, with a short list of applicants to be published in The List in due course. The award will be given at the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award ceremony 22 July 4-5pm at Fringe Central. More event info, as well as a list of past award winners can be found here.
Image: 2013 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award winner Daniel Bye with Kathryn Beaumont in “How to Occupy an Oil Rig”. Image courtesy Reed Ingram Weir.
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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.
In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.
We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.
Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:
Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.
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