CKI Workshop - Community Arts/Socially Engaged Arts in Practice

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:00:00 IST - Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:00:00 IST, 10.00

At The View, Aras na Mac Leinn, NUI Galway

Organised by Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI)

Facilitated by Professor Darlene Clover, University of Victoria, Canada


Event Details Oriented towards those involved in community-based arts as well as interested staff and students in the university, this half-day workshop will look at the definitions, potentials and challenges of community based and socially engaged arts practices.


Darlene E. Clover is Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Victoria, Canada. Before coming to the university in the early 2000s, she coordinated a global programme on environmental adult education for the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE). Her areas of teaching in the university include community, cultural and ecological leadership, adult, feminist and arts-based education and participatory and arts-based research methods. Darlene has spent many years exploring and promoting the activist work of community-based educator-artists. Her current studies (and activist work) focus on the Human Library project in Victoria and Ottawa and other critical adult education work in libraries, galleries and museums in Canada and the United Kingdom. Her most recent books include The arts and social justice: Recrafting adult education and community cultural leadership (NIACE, 2007) and Lifelong learning, the arts and community cultural development and the contemporary university: International Perspectives (In Press, Manchester University Press).


For further information please contact Ann Lyons.


To book a place at this Workshop please contact Mary Bernard. on or before Monday 8th April

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