Declare now

Welcome on this collective journey of declaration and action in the face of the Climate and Ecological Emergency. There are many resources here to help you craft your declaration statement and consider where your areas of influence may be and what your journey might look like. You can also attend our declarer breakfasts to discuss your declaration and pathways to action.

If you are declaring as an organisation, ensure agreement is in place and that one person is named as liaison. You’ll be able to login and update your details once you’ve declared.

By declaring you support our shared Vision, Mission and Values and will be added as a Declarer on the Culture Declares Emergency (CDE) website. Apart from this, the journey you take is up to you. When announcing your Declaration and beyond, you can use our Culture Declares kitemark on any of your material, and please use @culturedeclares and the hashtag #CultureTakesAction on your social media messages.

Any questions? Read our FAQs or email us at if you need any support.


(you are invited to adapt this declaration to make it meaningful to you and your practice and to add your own context statement)

We declare that the Earth’s life-supporting systems are in collapse, threatening biodiversity and human societies everywhere.

Alive to the beauty of our planet, we unite to challenge the dominant global power structures that fail to protect us as they disregard scientific consensus, silence marginalised voices and perpetuate ecocide.

As Declarers, we take action to harness the power of arts and culture to express heartfelt truths and address deep-rooted injustices, to care for and create adaptive, resilient and joyful communities, and to influence the urgent and necessary transformation of harmful global systems.

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  • Answers in this section will be publicly available. You will be able to update your information using the login created at the end of this form.

  • (your organisation or artist name)
  • (maximum 30 words)
  • Share your Declaration

    Tell us why you’re Declaring, and what action you plan to take.

  • (maximum 150 words)
  • More about your location and practice

  • (select all that closely apply - these answers will be searchable tags on our website)
  • About you

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  • (will be displayed on the website)
  • Please provide any online links to your practice / organisation

  • (full URL starting http)
  • (Instagram handle, without @)
  • (Twitter handle, without @)
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  • The answers to these questions are for internal use only by CDE, and won’t be made public.

  • Organisation representative

    I am acting as a representative on behalf of an organisation (please ensure this role is passed on to someone else if you leave the organisation, and update the info on our website)

  • Login details

    Once Declared, use the details below to login and update your Declaration page. This is your page to share your Declaration journey and it can be updated at any time.

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  • Consent

    By submitting this form I consent to Culture Declares Emergency using the information I provided in Section 1 and 2 in its communications; and information from Section 3 being used for internal business only, including to contact me directly. This information will not be shared with any other party.

  • If you’ve read our Vision, Mission and Values statement and are happy with your Declaration details, click to complete your Declaration.

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