The Future of Creativity

What Role Will Artists, Thinkers, and Visionary Citizens Play in Building the Communities of the Future?

Alliance of Artists Communities

November 2001, 55 pages. Published by Alliance of Artists Communities, 255 South Main Street, Providence, RI, 02903, (401) 351-4320,,

This summary of proceedings from a November 2001 symposium of the same name during which an interdisciplinary group of experts explored ideas for building communities of the future. The four themes that emerged were the need for educational reform, the importance of collaboration across disciplines, the dangers of uncontrolled technology, and the responsibility of artists as activists.