Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Art is Change

“How and when does art release, create, and sustain transforming power for social change?”

That's the easy question asked by eight community-arts leaders who took part in a cooperative inquiry process* which brought them together to explore a self- devised question:

The results of the process are contained in a useful report titled Can the Arts Change the World? (PDF)

I want to say I know the answer already.

* According to the report: "Cooperative inquiry (CI) is a participatory research technique in which a small group of participants use their own experience to generate insights around an issue that is of burning concern to all of them."

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