The plight of the planet and the impact we are having on its health is a topic of conversation we are all increasingly familiar with. From discussions of carbon emissions and the overexploitation of natural resources in the media, to forward thinking innovations aimed at reducing our reliance of fossil fuels, including the current plant-based […]
Online Panel: EIF artists on Culture and Sustainability
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we move and experience everyday life. One of the most fundamental changes relating to our mobility, both as individuals and as a community, revolves around the question of central vs local access; where before we would travel from city to city to work, explore and experience, during the […]
It is hard to imagine our lives without the various and numerous bits of technology we rely upon to help us navigate our day to day. From radio playing alarm clocks to robot cleaning devices, technology geared at making our lives easier is woven into the fabric of many societies across the globe, some would […]
Edinburgh International Culture Summit Special Edition 2020
The Transformational Power of Culture
When the global impact of decades of economic and social behaviour is being so abruptly overturned, the 2020 Special Edition considered how imaginative perspectives, creative endeavours and cultural experiences can help sustain us and take us beyond our current predicament.
Delve into the Summit Special Edition 2020 page where Summit Themes on Culture and Education; Culture and Social Cohesion and Culture in Vibrant Communities examine more deeply these areas of focus interlaced with digital performances.
Explore our Contributors, where you can hear from each speaker that joined us in greater depth.
And immerse yourself in the full range of digital Performances assembled and recorded for the Special Edition.