From slave trade tours, music videos, activist documentary and independent journalism, Bristol has a vibrant tradition of DIY culture which links creativity to civic engagement and personal and social impacts. This talk draws on a range of examples including from a large scale AHRC research project called Creative Citizens, which is looking at what impacts an informal network of dreamers and makers with DIY ethos at their heart, are having on localised commerce, education, popular culture and civic engagement and accountability.
Sobers, S. (2014, May). The bold agency of making something out of nothing. Paper presented at DIY Citizenship Symposium