Too long; didn’t read? Fair enough: so here’s a quick summary of the ground covered in the book: 80.000 words reduced to about 1,350
We have many verbs for the craft actions performed by artists: drawing, writing, playing, acting, dancing, painting, singing and so
Community artists are often accused of instrumentalising art. We can be said to instrumentalise something when we use it to
‘Make good art’ Three years ago, Neil Gaiman delivered a commencement address to students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
On 24 December 2015, the Beatles allowed their music to be streamed online for the first time. The most frequently
‘One of the most fundamental rights is to have your understanding of the world recognised and valued’. Chris Fremantle Participatory
‘If art isn’t about people and humanity, then what is it about?’ Hazel Tilley BBC Newsnight The annual Turner Prize,
Is participatory art essentially about artists creating work from the raw material of other people’s life experience? That seems to
‘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