LIFT is committed to developing a festival which promotes sustainabilty and minimises its environmental impact.
This guides all of our activities, from ensuring the organisation is resource efficient to sourcing and creating our productions responsibly and working with staff, partner venues and suppliers to reduce the environmental impact of LIFT.
As part of the European network of arts organisations IMAGINE 2020, LIFT is committed to promoting environmental sustainability and reducing environmental damage caused by its activities. In the long term it aims to become an exemplar organisation in the cultural sector, leading the way in the fight against climate change. LIFT wishes to encourage our participating artists, companies and venues to work together with us towards this important initiate and so look forward to a greener festival and future.
We are mainly looking at practical suggestions within:
You can download a copy of our Environmental Policy below. You can also download an evaluation of our Sustainability Pilot Project 66 Minutes in Damascus.
LIFT 2012 is keen to explore the possibilities of sustainable theatre production and we are excited to be using 66 Minutes in Damascus as our Sustainability Pilot Project. Our main task has been to create and monitor focused aims that promote sustainably aware actions and communication, specifically within design, performance and production. The core of this process has been creativity and dialogue – looking at an integral relationship between the creative process and environmental awareness.