In late January 2021, in the depth of winter and the midst of lockdown, a small group of people gathered
The other big difference for WBOS is that they are enacting a production created by others – by professionals. They
In the previous post, I outlined a range of resources that professional artists can draw on in their work, including
What does ‘professional’ mean? Like many words, professional has changed its meaning over the course of history, adapting itself to society’s evolving
In January 2021, for the first time in my life, I wrote a long, detailed outline for a community art
On Thursday evening and Friday morning I spent several hours talking about participatory art with two diverse groups in Berlin.
On Saturday, the postman brought a copy of the Castelvecchi Chronicle, a newspaper of goings on, in and around a fish
By what right does an artist set out to produce even the conditions of change in others? And what responsibilities does she have towards those who may be put in the path of change, without being fully aware of that possibility or its effects?
The POLIN Choir is an ambitious and sustained initiative to develop the relationship between a new museum and the community in which it stands.
When I began thinking about this project, several years ago, I was determined to avoid the marshlands of jargon. Participatory