Can artists be used to renew a ‘steel city’?
2thinknow says ‘yes’ if part of a broader innovation change initiative. Our Innovation Cities™ Index 2010 ranks Geelong above Newcastle within the same classification, for the record.
From Chris Zappone at the Age newspaper (republished Sydney Morning Herald):
The discussion is one approach to improving cities, the use of artists for renewal. Examples used are recent movements to renew steel / manufacturing centres Newcastle & Geelong.
As leaders in the Innovation Economy, 2thinknow encourage urban artist-led projects for renewal. 2thinknow gives a quotation to the article.
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