Opening up trading opportunities and connections between the Leeds and Sheffield creative timebanks has been a success for Leeds member Jonathan Turner. We are also looking at how we can transact hour credits to access venues, rehearsal spaces and equipment, in addition to our skills, knowledge and hands-on support.
The informal noncash economy of LCT is viewed with interest by researchers investigating ‘non-risky risk’ and creativity, time as an exchange currency and as an alternative and critique of the monetary mainstream. Recent publication of Design and Economics by Guy Julier includes LCT as an international casestudy.
Its planned for the autumn. This get-together happens twice a year and is member-led. It’s an opportunity to connect with others across a diverse range of artforms and disciplines, and help shape the timebank according to your interests.
The next Induction is June 17th 12-2pm. We hold regular inductions for new members where you can learn about its ethos and operation, get a sense of all the skills and knowledge that you can access and add to, and learn how to make transactions. Now with 180 members, your involvement will build the capacity of the network.
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