Recommended Readings and Media
Here you'll find books, reports, articles and links to learn more about the Art for Social Change (ASC) field.
The case for ‘socially engaged arts’: navigating art history, cultural development and arts funding narratives
Nurturing the Peacemakers in Our Students: A guide to Writing and Speaking Out About Issues of War and Peace
Beginner's Guide to Community-Based Arts: Ten Graphic Stories about Artists, Educators & Activists Across the U.S.
From the Heart: How 100 Canadians created an unconventional theatre performance about reconciliation
Dancing Our Stories: Personal Narratives From Dance Animation and Community Dance Projects in Canada
Ethics in Community-University-Artist Partnered Research: Tensions, Contradictions and Gaps Identified Mid-Way in a Five-year Multi-Institutional 'arts for social change' project.
"Of Spectacle and Collective Resistance: Rethinking the relationships between ‘Symbolic’ and ‘Direct’ Action” in Radicalism
Re-framing the evaluation conundrum in a 5-year multi-institutional arts-for-social-change partnership: a multi-scalar, context-specific, theory-driven approach
Rêve Général Illimité? the Role of Creative Protest in Transforming the Dynamics of Space and Time during the 2012 Quebec Student Strike
Masked Protest in the Age of Austerity: State Violence, Anonymous Bodies, and Resistance “In the Red”
Performing ‘In The Red’: Transformations and Tensions in Repertoires of Contestation during the 2012 Quebec Student Strike
Performing in the Red: Creative Protest, the Quebec Student Movement and Anti-Austerity Activism in the 21st Century
“This is the embodiment of empowerment: use of forum theatre to address tobacco use in community psychiatry“