Writing about community arts The first phase of community arts in Britain (roughly 1965-1990) has not had much attention from historians,
For the past three years, I’ve been visiting participatory art projects in Spain, Portugal and other parts of Europe to
Theatre changes people. Mostly, it does so in small ways by rearranging our mental furniture, hanging around for a bit
‘It’s important for children to meet an artist in the atmosphere of a workshop. They too have a right to
Between 12 and 15 January 2017, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is hosting a showcase of of some the diverse projects
‘The problem, of course, is when you choose not to participate, most people don’t see it as a noble protest.
More exploration than research The research period for ‘A Restless Art’ is gradually drawing to an end. I have a
One way of understanding community art – using that term very loosely – is through its relationship with power. Any