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
Now that I don’t have to write, I’m rediscovering the pleasure of reading, especially around the subject that has occupied
A Bao A Qu is a small Catalan organisation, founded in 2004 by friends passionate about sharing their love of cinema,
Valleys Kids shows how close community art and community development can be, especially when work is rooted and sustained. The
Thank you to all the artists, professional and non-professional, who have shared this journey and trusted me with your work.
Community art is the creation of art as a human right, by professional and non-professional artists, co-operating as equals, for purposes and to standards they set together, and whose processes, products and outcomes cannot be known in advance.
Participatory art The term participatory art is used in the arts, policy and academia to signify a very wide range
In the heart of midwinter, people in Kaunas shared their community opera as a work in progress, a 40 minute celebration of
Today, I approved the printer’s proofs—the moment of letting go. Even on Sunday, as I went through it one last
Sometimes you miss the obvious thing, even when you’ve been looking at it for years. Yesterday, as I walked along
The idea that everyone can be an artist has always underpinned my work. It seems straightforward to me, but some