The Creative Europe funded project “The Big Green Project” is realized by the Culture together with more than 20 international partners*. It highlights green themes, both utopian and dystopian. Theaters, research institutions, art collectives, and cultural capitals are joining forces in a Big Green Initiative to artistically and culturally embed and accompany a climate change.
In our all-or-nothing decade, it is time for all sectors to act and contribute to climate action to strengthen climate security, resilience building, prevention and precaution efforts. All sectors should do their part and find their own path of sustainable growth. As numerous evidences show, there is a fundamental link between cultural practices and the greening of our societies. Culture plays a crucial role in driving societal change and fostering innovation. In this context, the cultural and creative sector (CCS) should play a leading role in the green transformation of our societies. However, the full potential of the cultural and creative industries to drive green transformation in Europe is currently not being realized.
How can the full potential for green transformation be harnessed and unleashed? How to enable change within the cultural and creative sector and how to in-spire change outside the sector? The Big Green project has brought together a wide range of partners from across Europe to find answers to these questions and to focus, align and amplify green transition efforts through large-scale collaboration. The long-term vision of the project is to transform the utility of the cultural and creative sector by promoting its new role in Europe’s green transition.