The last post, which asked what an artist needs to know about the people they’re working with, drew lots of
‘Care in the Community’ was a flagship policy of the third Thatcher government at the end of the 1980s. It
In A Native Hill (1968) the American poet Wendell Berry writes about his decision to root his art where he
Why describe participation as a ‘restless’ art? My original reason was simply that the practice of professional artists involving others in
‘That’s a bad idea.’ It was months ago and I don’t remember now who told me about a proposed dance project
Community artists are often accused of instrumentalising art. We can be said to instrumentalise something when we use it to
‘In the Netherlands, community art is predominantly result-oriented, whereas, until recently, in English-speaking countries the focus was on participation and
‘For me It’s an inquiry into an aspect of life that I don’t know about [that] I’m curious about it.