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Arts for Change Teaching Outside the Frame

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ISBN-10: 0981559301

ISBN-13: 9780981559308

Edition: 2009

Authors: Beverly Naidus

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Arts for Change presents strategies and theory for teaching socially engaged art with an historical and contemporary overview of the field. The book features interviews with over thirty maverick artists/faculty from colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, whose pedagogy is drawn from and informs activist arts practice. The issues these teaching artists address are provocative and diverse. Some came to this work through personal healing from injustice and trauma or by witnessing oppressions that became intolerable. Many have taught for decades, deeply influenced by social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, yet because the work is controversial, tenured…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: New Village Press
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 239
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Matt lives in Vancouver with his partners and daughters. He directs the Purple Thistle Centre (an alternative-to-school community center), is a founder of Vancouver Car-Free Day, author of Deschooling Our Lives and Field Day, and lectures widely. His writings have been published on six continents and in many languages.Over the past two decades, Beverly Naidus's art has dealt with personal and social concerns. Her mediums have ranged from interactive, site-specific installations to digitally rendered artist's books. Themes in her work have included the powerlessness caused by nuclear nightmares, the desperation and alienation of unemployment, the frustrations with and the fears about the…