When I argued – as I still do – that people benefit from participating in art, it is because of its potential for learning, emancipation and empowerment. Experience changes us. Powerful experiences, such as those that come from creating art with other people, can change us deeply. But that change is something we do for ourselves: it is not done to us
On Saturday, the postman brought a copy of the Castelvecchi Chronicle, a newspaper of goings on, in and around a fish
Someone asked what plan I’d prepared before the project and there was some surprise when I said that I didn’t have one, just an idea.
The books have arrived, and I’m making 12 parcels of authors’ copies and more for people who’ve helped along the
In the past ten days, I have visited two exceptional community art projects: ACERT in Tondela (Portugal) and Cork Community
Download Uma Arte Irrequieta, Reflexões sobre o triunfo e importância da prática participativa It is not an accident that A
The Portuguese edition of A Restless Art will be published by the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian this week, with events in
Someone asked me yesterday what I was doing now that the book was finished. ‘Resting,’ I replied, and then, since
The Portuguese edition of A Restless Art will be published on 9 May 2019, and we are making final corrections
It’s messy, difficult, compromised—but at its best community art can be joyously emancipatory. It shows us that we will only find pathways to a better place if we work together. We need each other. And we need to keep asking questions we can’t answer.