Viveca

Mellegård

MSc

GRAID creative producer

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Viveca is a creative producer working for GRAID, and she also works on projects with SwedBio

Profile summary

  • Cultural resilience
  • Traditional, local and indigenous ecological knowledge
  • Craftsmanship, skills and practical knowledge
  • Visual methods in research
  • Film directing and producing

For GRAID, Viveca’s role includes generating ideas and realising creative projects that help to capture and make visible the complexities of a resilience approach to development. She is also part of the team collaborating with GRAID partners and communities of practice to share knowledge, exchange ideas and develop novel methods for development processes.

Starting her career at the BBC, Viveca trained to become a documentary director making science, history and arts programmes. For over a decade she worked with film professionals all over the world developing, writing and directing films for the independent and international market for tv, cinema and online media.

She moved from London to Stockholm, to study Social Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development here at the SRC. Her thesis used film and photography to investigate the knowledge and skills embedded in craftsmanship. Highlights included fishing herring with an archipelago fisherman and spending 6 weeks in the Swedish Arctic with Sámi reindeer herders and crafts artists.

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Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Stockholm Resilience Centre
Stockholm University, Kräftriket 2B
SE-10691
Phone: +46 8 674 70 70
info@stockholmresilience.su.se

Organisation number: 202100-3062
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