Ingredients for change: collecting and sharing transformative practices


📢 This online agora took place on March 3, 2022, as part of Narratopia’s “Collective Practices” project. It was organized by the Plurality University Network and the CreaTures consortium.

The agora is about to start, rock music resounds in the virtual reunion. Just like Rob, the main character in the 2000 film High Fidelity, we share a moment together waiting to the sound of Bob Dylan and The Velvet Underground. As Cristina Ampatzidou from the CreaTures project points out, we have another point in common with this fussy character desperately trying to find answers to his questions: “We are list-making lovers!” The people gathered seem to share an interest in the art of collecting projects, stories, initiatives, in order to make them visible, to understand their interconnections, or to create communities around them. Seven collectives are here to share and discuss their experience of making different types of libraries, repositories, and other collections of creative and collective practices that pave paths towards sustainability  and new narratives. All of them are looking for the answers to the same question: how do we enable positive change?

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