Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and by David Elliott,Marissa Silverman,Wayne Bowman

By David Elliott,Marissa Silverman,Wayne Bowman

This first-of-its-kind compendium unites views from artists, students, arts educators, policymakers, and activists to enquire the complicated approach of values surrounding artistic-educational endeavors. Addressing a number of inventive domains-including tune, dance, theater, visible arts, movie, and poetry-contributors discover and critique the conventions that govern our interactions with those practices. Artistic Citizenship makes a speciality of the social duties and capabilities of novice artists and examines moral matters which are conventionally disregarded in discourses on those issues. The questions this e-book addresses comprise: How does the concept that of citizenship relate to the humanities? What sociocultural, political, environmental, and gendered "goods" can creative engagements create for individuals around the world? Do specific artworks have distinct potentials for nurturing creative citizenship? What are the simplest ideas within the arts to institute swap and/or withstand neighborhood, nationwide, and international difficulties? What responsibilities do artists and shoppers of artwork need to facilitate relationships among the humanities and citizenship? How can inventive actions give a contribution to the eradication of difficult 'ism's?

A mammoth accompanying web site good points movies of "artivism" in motion, videotaped interviews with students and practitioners operating in various areas and areas, a weblog, and supplementary assets approximately latest and rising projects. completely researched and engagingly written, Artistic Citizenship is a vital textual content for artists, students, policymakers, educators, and students.

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