Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change

Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550593952
Publisher: Brush Education
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.92(d)

About the Author

Cheryl L. McLean is an independent scholar and publisher of The International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice (IJCAIP). A leading contributor to the field of the creative arts in interdisciplinary research, she has been a keynote speaker, lecturer and workshop facilitator at conferences and events across North America.

Robert Kelly, PhD, is an associate professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Calgary, where he teaches studio art, curriculum theory, design, and creativity theory and practice. He has been a featured keynote speaker at conferences and workshops across Canada, speaking on creativity and educational practice. He is currently developing new courses on creativity through his Creativity Education Project.

Table of Contents

Part I: Community Action and Education through Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice
1. Participatory theatre for change: Road testing cultural adaptations, Jan Selman, Shaniff Esmail, Jane Heather, and Brenda Munro
2. Re/searching for clean water: Artists, community workers and engineers in partnership for positive community change, B. Stephen Carpenter II, Oscar Munoz, Marissa Munoz, Cory Arcak, Angela Cornelius, and Bryan Boulanger
3. Artists, action, and circles of change: Raising awareness about community water issues, Jill B. Jacoby
Voices for Change—Art for social change: A call for partnerships, Judith Marcuse with Richard Marcuse
4. Weaving provocations for social change: The International Fiber Collaborative, Courtney Weida with Jennifer Marsh
Voices for Change—Socio-drama topography (SDT) as a participatory method with youth in South Africa, Stephen Sillett, Jennifer Jimenez, and Muriah Umoquit
5. Art and murals with First Nations on reserve youth in Saskatchewan: Transferring knowledge and enhancing potential for health, Sandra Bassendowski and Pammla Petrucka
Voices for Change—Participatory video and collective creative action: Raising awareness about racism, education, and democracy through video making, Kwung-Hwa Yang
Part II: Images for Witness and Community Action in Disability and Health Situating a Performative Research Practice for Action
6. Discussing three evocative performances for change: Travelling, Handle with Care?, and FAT, Pam Patterson
Voices for Change—Territories of the breast: A woman’s cancer journey, a call for human rights, Sonia Baez Hernandez
7. Mixed blessings: Using zines in research to help express young women’s experiences of depression, Paula Cameron
Voices for Change—A community of culture for creative expression: The influence of place for artists with disabilities, Denise Reid and Ellen Anderson
Part III: Arts Exploring Immigrant Experience and Cultural Identities
8. The city of Richgate: A/r/tography and multiplicity of movement in nature, culture, and public pedagogy, Valerie Triggs, Rita L. Irwin, Ruth Beer, Stephanie Springgay, Kit Grauer, and Gu Xiong
9. The art migrant lives, bicultural identity, and the arts: The African cultural memory youth arts festival in Western Australia, Peter Mbago Wakholi and Peter Wright
Voices for Change—Images of home in Officer, Australia: A sound-based community cultural development research project, Dean Merlino and Michelle Duffy
10. House very strong, “I think we were happy here”: Six families, one house, and the life of an arts-based research project, Heather McLeod
Voices for Change—The transparency of waiting...: Women as asylum seekers, transferring immigration experience through artmaking, Julia Byers
11. Saber para la gente (knowledge for the people): Using storytelling and participatory theatre in a Latino immigrant community to raise awareness and help address health disparities, Carolina Gonzalez Schlenker and Gloria E. Sarto
Part IV: Human Stories from the Outside In for Community and Cultural Change
12. Four poems for four lives: A study of four ex-prisoners through poetic inquiry, Liz Day and John J. Guiney Yallop
13. Being a good psychologist in an Indian world...: Using narrative, story, and poetry to express the changing role of the psychologist in cross-cultural settings, Todd Jeffrey Sojonky
Voices for Change—Research for Aboriginal women and community change through video, music, and song, Colleen Dell
14. Unspoken truths, women, mothers, addiction: Art as narrative and finding our way, Mary Harber
15. Photovoice with sex workers for community awareness, empowerment, and resistance, Moshoula Capous-Desyllas

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