CRAFT – Community Resilience through Action for Future Transitions

 

Wildman, P. and Prentice, J. (2011). New Magazine Proposal: CRAFT – Community Renewal: Artificing Futures Transitions. Brisbane, The Kalgrove Institute: 30pgs.

The Kalgrove Institute and the Brisbane Hot Futures Group present

a new eZine Proposal

Editorial Board extract
contents only full copy available on request

eZine title:

Primary meaning

CRAFT - Community Renewal: Artificing Futures Transition

Secondary meaning:

CRAFT - could mean Critical Futures Practice 

eZine website:

Primary meaning as per above – crafters circle (to include Learning Circles)
http://crafters-circle.com/ BETA only launch date late 2011

eZine ISBN: 978-1-875603-17-6. Registered 10-09-2011

Theme: This e-zine/e-magazine seeks to link the humanities and social sciences through ‘hands on’ projects and learning that listen to and act with the silenced voices and invisible practices in our culture so that we can demonstrate today a better tomorrow is possible for our children and our planet.

Bob Dick

Associate Professor Bob Dick is an independent scholar, an occasional academic, and a consultant in the fields of community and organisational change. He uses action research and action learning to help others (and himself) improve their practice.

http://uqconnect.net/action_research/arhome.html

Independent scholar; bd@bigpond.net.au

Iona Miller

Artificer, researcher and Author. USA iona_m@yahoo.com Hypnotherapist, Iona Miller is a researcher, filmmaker, and popular writer in future science, investigative science, intelligence and esoterics. She analyses the collective psyche and cultural effects of geopolitics, religion, science, art and psychology. She fuses wedging and culture jamming into documentary and art films. The ‘spy-whisperer’ has appeared in Nexus and Paranoia, authored several books and international publications. A futurist, analyst, and consultant, specialties of this ‘Meta Hari’ include social engineering, pop culture, pop physics and psychology, media ecology, psi research, esoteric espionage, New Age critique, cults, PSYOPS, mind control countermeasures, creativity, mind-body, well-being, and extraordinary human capacities. In an arena in which it is nearly impossible to unravel ‘the truth,’ rather than being interested in un-provable minutiae or untraceable connections, she analyses general trends visible to all with a startling, unique viewpoint.

Daryl Taylor

With more than 20 years working in community and organisational development roles, integralevolution founder, Daryl Taylor, has had significant ‘whole systems’ coherent partnerships facilitation and complex project leadership experience. Daryl’s participatory planning, anticipatory action research, and organisational and community development work has been formally acknowledged with seven state and national innovation and best practice awards and commendations. His practice features prominently in VicHealth’s Local Government Good Practice Resource ‘Leading the Way taylor.daryl@yahoo.com.au

Paul Wildman
founder & co-curator

because learning can be fun

Dr Paul Wildman has a long background in praxis and futures so CRAFT is a ‘natural’. He has published over a hundred books, CD’s and articles on Futures and in particualr a form of practical futuring he calls Futuring or CRAFT arenas inc. building his boat (as assistant) as proof positive of the lived life of an artificer. As an academic he develoepd theworlds first online Masters speciality in Futures Studies. Further he concretises this Futuring even further in to the Artificer or more commonly known as ‘Austrlaian Bush Mechanic’. This has been carried through into his business, which he runs with his wife, in the ‘Kids in Active Learning’ play based program. Independent pracademic

paul@kalgrove.com Kids and Adults Learning http://www.kal.net.au/