Community art: what's the use?

Glen Coutts, Glen Coutts (Editor), Timo Jokela (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Art, Community and Environment investigates wide-ranging issues raised by the interaction between art practice, community participation, and the environment, both natural and urban. This volume brings together a distinguished group of contributors from the United Kingdom, Australia, and Finland to examine topics such as urban art, community participation, local empowerment and the problems of ownership. This chapter focuses on the objectives and worth of community art.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationArt, Community and Environment: Educational Perspectives
    Place of PublicationBristol
    Number of pages314
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008

    Publication series

    NameReadings in Art and Design Education
    PublisherIntellect Books

    Keywords

    • art
    • community
    • environment
    • art education
    • higher education
    • sculpture
    • community art

    Cite this

    Coutts, G., Coutts, G. (Ed.), & Jokela, T. (Ed.) (2008). Community art: what's the use? In Art, Community and Environment: Educational Perspectives (Readings in Art and Design Education)..