Conferences & Maker Training

Introduction to Permaculture for Creatives and Artists

An evening online course certified by the Permaculture Association and delivered online by Liz Postlethwaite, Permaculture Designer and Director of Small Things Creative Projects.

Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

This course has been designed specifically with artists and creatives in mind and will introduce the basic concepts of Permaculture. It will also explore how these ideas can be used to deepen creative practice and to bring a new ethical basis to projects, particularly in relation to ecology, natural systems and regenerative cultures.

What is Permaculture Design?

A set of tools, based around the ethics of earth care, people care and fairshare, which help us reconnect with the natural world and to create projects and work with a strong ethical, ecological and regenerative foundation.

Who is it for?

Anybody working as an artist, creative or facilitator in the cultural / creative sector who would like to explore how Permaculture Design could help to develop and deepen their creative practice.

You will:

  • Learn about the Permaculture Ethics and Principles and think about how they can be used to deepen creative practice.
  • Learn more about Permaculture Design and how it can be used in creative contexts.
  • Explore examples of Art / Culture and Permaculture projects.
  • Explore practical ways that Permaculture Design can be used within creative projects.
  • Learn more about the Permaculture Network and explore how it can support you to expand your Permaculture learning beyond the course.

This course comprises 4 sessions on consecutive Wednesday evenings. Attendance at all 4 sessions is necessary to complete the course.

  • Wednesday 8 March, 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 15 March, 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 22 March, 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 29 March, 6-9pm

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