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Person-centered Arts Practices With Communities: A Pedagogical Framework

This book presents a pedagogical framework which aims to guide the practice of artists who work with communities. The framework is made up of four dimensions that combine knowledge from psychology, philosophy, arts education and anthropology. These four dimensions comprise the social dimension, the personal dimension, the cognitive dimension and the cultural dimension. They are in no way isolated [...]

Art of Anti Exclusion

Th Art Of Anti-Exclusion: A collection of writings by Asian artists working with communities

The Art of Anti-Exclusion: A collection of writings by Asian artists working with communities, brings together the writings of 8 artists and one researcher who document various arts forms carried out with communities in Asia. Written in collaboration with June Goh, Syed Ibrahim, Alecia Neo, Akemi Minamida, Makoto Nomura, Ming Poon, Ashwini Raghupathy, Vincent Rumahloine, Bellini Yu, these projects [...]


Autogenous Culture As Political Form

Autogenous Culture as Political Form An Investigation Through Participatory Art with Communities in Singapore   By Felicia Low  In Singapore, the discussion of all things ‘community' is highly sensitive and potentially provocative. Artists who work with communities risk being politicised for various identitarian purposes. This book presents an auto-ethnographical account of three p [...]

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CCD Publication 2015 Arts With Communities: Practices and Possibilities

A couple of artists who presented at the CCD Symposium 2012 came together with essays and interviews to discuss the work that they do in Asia. After 3 years, we have finally put it together into an ebook. It is a ‘home spun’ self-published book. Here’s the blurb at the back of the book: “The essays in this compilation address social, political and ethical issues surrounding arts practi [...]


The Impact of Creative Movement with Persons with Dementia

As Singapore faces an increase in its ageing population, dementia can no longer be treated as an individual’s neurological ailment. Instead, the sociological structures that pose challenges in caring for persons with dementia need to be addressed. Person-centered care and positive person work are theoretical approaches to change institutional structures towards the recognition of personhood in p [...]