Make something

Have a go at a making project and start commoning in your own life. Created by We are Commoners artists, these four activities encourage us to develop their ideas for ourselves using objects, information and stories that we have already within our own homes, localities and communities.

Share your act of commoning by posting a picture of your project using #WeAreCommoners and tag us on instagram, twitter or facebook. If you prefer, you can email a picture to us at [email protected] and we can share it for you.

a beautiful necklace made of dried fruit peel

Make a neckpiece with dried avocado

Activity designed by Rachael Colley

embroidery designs in blue thread on blue clothes.

Celebrate the Blue Fashion Commons

Activity designed by Amy Twigger Holroyd

An embroidered map of Glasgow.

Map your local commons

Activity designed by Deirdre Nelson

metal tokens celebrating the allotments

What space is precious to you?

Activity designed by Alice McLean and Justine Boussard

Where Next?

Fourthland: The new land we seek the new land we dream

Watch Fourthland’s new film.

a black and white photograph, exterior. Two large rocks with a person visible behind them holding up a bunch of grasses. The rocks are surrounded by trees.

Commoning Action 20

Take part in this immersive connection with Nature created by CAP

A man wearing a denim shirt and jeans in a park leaning on yellow strings which are tied around a tree. A woman with brown hair is opposite the man in the park, holding onto one of the strings to support the man leaning.

Artist: Fourthland

Rituals of making.

A close up of the exhibit, two rustic bowls on black stands and a large hanging decorated with small bundles of straw.

Artist: Gelawesh Waledkhani and Lise Bjørne Linnert

Collaborating with undocumented migrants in Norway.


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