City Council launches search for new creative spaces

September 27, 2014

A review of the spaces available in Aberdeen for arts practitioners to create and show new work has been launched by Aberdeen City Council.The Creative Spaces programme will see the City Council take stock of empty spaces, who is responsible for them, and asking practitioners how they might be usedThrough a series of surveys, consultations and discussion events, the City Council hopes that artists, musicians, writers, designers, dancers and anyone with a creative idea or practice will forge new links and breathe life into a number of empty shops, industrial units and even homes across the city.Depute council leader Councillor Marie Boulton said: “Much of the feedback our officers have had over the last two years is that artists are struggling to stay in the city because of a lack of space that can be used as studios, galleries or for performances.”This project aims to tackle this by putting the information in the hands of artists, bringing them together to see if they share similar goals and if, jointly, they can achieve those goals.”Anyone who owns or manages a space which could be put forward for the Creative Spaces programme, or artists who would like to get involved, can contact vibrantaberdeen@aberdeencity.gov.uk. The survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VS3SP8D.

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