Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art

Promoting the expansion of art in society and education, this book highlights the significance of the arts as an instrument of social justice, inclusion, equity, and protection of the environment.

Author: Alice Wexler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351175562

Category: Art

Page: 272

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Promoting the expansion of art in society and education, this book highlights the significance of the arts as an instrument of social justice, inclusion, equity, and protection of the environment. Including twenty-seven diverse case studies of socially engaged art practice with groups like the Black Lives Matter movement, the LGBTQ community, and Rikers Island, this book guides art educators toward innovative, transdisciplinary, and diverse methodologies. A valuable resource on creating spaces for change, it addresses the relationships between artists and educators, museums and communities.
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Museum based Art Therapy

She served as Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Children's Museum of Arts and Manager of ... She and Dr. Alice J. wexler co-edited Bridging Communities Through Socially Engaged Art. She received the NYCATA Art ...

Author: Mitra Reyhani Ghadim

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000479201

Category: Psychology

Page: 228

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This practical and inspirational resource offers a wide range of information about museum-based art therapy and wellness programming in various museums. Featuring contributions from art therapists and access professionals from various museum-based wellness programs, the book describes museum-based art therapy, education, access, and inclusion to enlarge the scope of professional development and higher education training in art therapy and its relation to museum studies. Chapter examples of successful museum art therapy and wellness initiatives increase awareness about the role of art therapy in museums and the role of museums in building healthy societies and improving lives. The text also contributes to the field of art therapy by deconstructing traditional narratives about therapy being conceived only as a clinical treatment, and by introducing arts-based approaches and strategies in museums as expanding territories for being proactive in community health and wellness. Museum-based Art Therapy is a valuable guide for art students who are interested in working in museum education, access and disabilities, or museum studies, and graduates and professionals working across the disciplines of museums, art therapy, and disability studies.
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Foundations of Art Therapy

In A. Wexler, & V. Sibbaghi (Eds.), Bridging communities through socially engaged art (pp. 38–47). Taylor and Francis Group/Routledge. Malchiodi, C. (1995). Studio approaches to art therapy. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art ...

Author: Meera Rastogi

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128243091

Category: Education

Page: 620

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Foundations of Art Therapy: Theory and Applications is an essential and comprehensive introduction to the field of art therapy that blends relevant psychological and neuroscience research, theories, and concepts and infuses cultural diversity throughout each chapter. The text includes full color photos, informative charts, and case examples and is divided into four parts beginning with the basics of art therapy knowledge and concluding with professional practices in art therapy. The fundamentals of art therapy section includes coverage of art therapy founders, art materials, multicultural perspectives, intersections with neuroscience, and research methods. An overview and in-depth explorations of different theoretical approaches to the practice of art therapy are covered in the second part of the book. A bio-psycho-social approach integrates current research on art therapy with specific populations (children, mental health, older adults, and trauma). The book concludes with art therapy professional practices in group concepts, community-based art therapy, and developing a career in the field. Each chapter contains chapter objectives, practical applications, ethical considerations, reflection questions, experiential exercises, and a list of terms. The unique, practical, and interdisciplinary approach of this text provides a solid base for understanding the field of art therapy and is well suited for use in undergraduate art therapy courses. This book will appeal to those who want an introduction to the field’s theories, research, and practice and those seeking a comprehensive understanding on the foundations of art therapy. Full color photos, informative charts, and case examples Definitions, key details, and clear explanations of major concepts Evidence-based research and attention to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in each chapter Reader experiential activities and reflection questions to enhance deeper levels of processing Instructor resources that include: chapter outlines, experiential classroom activities and lecture enhancements, multiple choice and short answer questions for each chapter
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Arts and Culture in Global Development Practice

She expanded COPE NYC's reach with artists-in-residence projects in Brooklyn, Taiwan, and Germany. Vida, an editor and writer for art publications, co-edited Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art with Dr Alice J. Wexler, ...

Author: Cindy Maguire

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000548907

Category: Art

Page: 258

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This book explores the role that arts and culture can play in supporting global international development. The book argues that arts and culture are fundamental to human development and can bring considerable positive results for helping to empower communities and provide new ways of looking at social transformation. Whilst most literature addresses culture in abstract terms, this book focuses on practice-based, collective, community-focused, sustainability-minded, and capacity-building examples of arts and development. The book draws on case studies from around the world, investigating the different ways practitioners are imagining or defining the role of arts and culture in Belize, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Kosovo, Malawi, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, the USA, and Western Sahara refugee camps in Algeria. The book highlights the importance of situated practice, asking what questions or concerns practitioners have and inviting a dialogic sharing of resources and possibilities across different contexts. Seeking to highlight practices and conversations outside normative frameworks of understanding, this book will be a breath of fresh air to practitioners, policy makers, students, and researchers from across the fields of global development, social work, art therapy, and visual and performing arts education.
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More Art in the Public Eye

written and edited over three dozen books and exhibition publications, including the seminal Conversations at the ... and contributions to collective art projects have appeared in Bridging Communities Through Socially Engaged Art (2019) ...

Author: Micaela Martegani

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9781733099325

Category: Art

Page: 284

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More Art in the Public Eye offers critical insight into the ever-growing field of socially engaged public art by demonstrating how the committed collaboration of artists, community members, and cultural producers can meaningfully impact our collective futures. Presented through the lens of More Art's fifteen-year history, the public art projects featured in this book expose issues of systemic inequality and injustice, stoke debate, and inspire alternatives. Artists and participants reflect on their works in newly conducted interviews, while essays from thinkers and actors in the field help situate the projects and the mission of socially engaged art in terms of greater cultural and political paradigms. More Art in the Public Eye establishes the framework for the conditions under which organizations like More Art operate, highlights the many meta-questions behind socially engaged public art, and seeks to amplify the wide array of voices that make up a project. Contributors. Rebecca Amato, Michael Birchall, Ofri Cnaani, Michelle Coffey, Jennifer Dalton, Emma Drew, Pablo Helguera, Mary Jane Jacob, Jessica Lynne, Jeff Kasper, Kimsooja, Micaela Martegani, Andrea Mastrovito, Tony Oursler, William Powhida, Ernesto Pujol, Michael Rakowitz, Kirk Savage, Dread Scott, Andres Serrano, Gregory Sholette, Xaviera Simmons, Krzysztof Wodiczko
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Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

activism in the field of disability studies includes research into neurodiversity and the bodymind, into visual ... Bridging Communities Through Socially Engaged Art, edited with Vida Sabbaghi, was published with Routledge in 2019.

Author: Alice Wexler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429536496

Category: Art

Page: 252

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This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized in five thematic parts: methodologies of access, agency, and ethics in cultural institutions; the politics and ethics of collaboration; embodied representations of artists with disabilities in the visual and performing arts; negotiating the outsider art label; and first-person reflections on disability and artmaking. This volume will be of interest to scholars who study disability studies, art history, art education, gender studies, museum studies, and visual culture.
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Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

... American Art: The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting Katherine Manthorne Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art Edited by Alice Wexler and Vida Sabbaghi Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques: Robert Mangold, ...

Author: Anna Schober

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429885969

Category: Art

Page: 206

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This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new woman")—is discussed in an interdisciplinary way involving scholars from several European countries. A key aspect is how popularisation and communication practices—which can assume populist forms—operate in contemporary democracies and where their genealogies lie. A second focus is on the ambivalences of attraction, i.e. on the ways in which visual creations can evoke desire as well as hatred.
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Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth Century Art and Visual Culture

Play and the Artist's Creative Process The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi Elly Thomas Film and Modern American Art The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting Katherine Manthorne Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged ...

Author: Maura Coughlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429602399

Category: Art

Page: 266

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In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new materialism, ecofeminism, critical animal studies, food studies, object-oriented ontology and affect theory. This timely volume looks back at the early decades of the Anthropocene to query the agency of visual culture to critique, create and maintain more resilient and biologically diverse local and global ecologies.
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Art Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post War Britain

Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies This series is our home for innovative research in the fields of art and ... Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi Elly Thomas Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art Edited by.

Author: Kate Sloan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429886355

Category: Art

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This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps between art, science and engineering in Britain during the 1950s and 1960s. The first part of the book looks at Ascott’s training and early work. The second park looks solely at Groundcourse, Ascott’s extraordinary pedagogical model for visual arts and cybernetics which used an integrative and systems-based model, drawing in behaviourism, analogue machines, performance and games. Using hitherto unpublished photographs and documents, this book will establish a more prominent place for cybernetics in post-war British art.
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The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations

Film and Modern American Art The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting Katherine Manthorne Bridging Communities through Socially Engaged Art Edited by Alice Wexler and Vida Sabbaghi Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques Robert ...

Author: Phaedra Shanbaum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429885990

Category: Art

Page: 216

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This book is about the digital interface and its use in interactive new media art installations. It examines the aesthetic aspects of the interface through a theoretical exploration of new media artists, who create, and tactically deploy, digital interfaces in their work in order to question the socio-cultural stakes of a technology that shapes and reshapes relationships between humans and non-humans. In this way, it shows how use of the digital interface provides us with a critical framework for understanding our relationship with technology.
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