Arts with Communities: Practices and Possibilities

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Partridge Publishing Singapore, Oct 8, 2015 - Art - 160 pages
The essays in this compilation address social, political and ethical issues surrounding arts practices with communities, using the theoretical framework of Community Cultural Development. The writers of this compilation have a variety of experiences working with communities in Myanmar, Thailand, China, Australia, and Singapore. Through a series of theoretical essays and writings that reflect on individual practices, this compilation provides readers with an insight into the agendas, processes and outcomes of arts practices with communities in Asia.

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Whats in a name CCD in Australia
Integrating theatremaking
Community Art in China The Experiments of IFChina Original
The Cloak Of Visibility
Sai Nyi Nyi Music Myanmar
Estelle Cohenny Visual Art Thailand Myanmar
Matthew Yoxall Theatre ThailandMyanmar
Alvin Tan Theatre Singapore

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About the author (2015)

Felicia Low has been a practicing visual artist since 1999. Her projects have mostly been community specific as she works collaboratively with different sectors of society. Felicia is the founding director of Community Cultural Development (Singapore), which aims to provide a critical discursive platform for artistic practices that engage with communities in the region. She has a PhD in cultural studies in Asia. Her area of research focuses on the politics of visual art practices with subaltern communities in Singapore.

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