Yesterday I talked with students taking a community art module at the University of Utrecht. They were an unusually diverse
Past, present and future always feel specially present in Berlin. This city is at the centre of Europe’s recent history. Everywhere
We have many verbs for the craft actions performed by artists: drawing, writing, playing, acting, dancing, painting, singing and so
‘Make good art’ Three years ago, Neil Gaiman delivered a commencement address to students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
‘In the Netherlands, community art is predominantly result-oriented, whereas, until recently, in English-speaking countries the focus was on participation and
The crisis in Greece has slipped from the front pages as others, even more urgent, force themselves on Europe’s consciousness.
In the past 15 or 20 years, the contemporary art world has become increasingly interested in participation. Artists with established
The remarkable comes in all shapes and sizes. Last week it was an inspired performance of Mozart by prison inmates.
Integrate life and work and friendship. Don’t tie yourself to institutions. Live cheaply and you’ll remain free. And then, do
Two or three years ago, I began to hear about some of the participatory arts projects happening in Portugal and