Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and by David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, Wayne Bowman

By David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, Wayne Bowman

This first-of-its-kind compendium unites views from artists, students, arts educators, policymakers, and activists to enquire the advanced approach of values surrounding artistic-educational endeavors. Addressing a variety of creative domains-including track, dance, theater, visible arts, movie, and poetry-contributors discover and critique the conventions that govern our interactions with those practices. Artistic Citizenship makes a speciality of the social tasks and features of novice artists and examines moral matters which are conventionally brushed off in discourses on those subject matters. The questions this booklet addresses contain: How does the concept that of citizenship relate to the humanities? What sociocultural, political, environmental, and gendered "goods" can inventive engagements create for individuals around the globe? Do specific works of art have particular potentials for nurturing inventive citizenship? What are the best techniques within the arts to institute swap and/or withstand neighborhood, nationwide, and global difficulties? What tasks do artists and shoppers of artwork need to facilitate relationships among the humanities and citizenship? How can creative actions give a contribution to the eradication of inauspicious 'ism's?

A sizeable accompanying web site beneficial properties videos of "artivism" in motion, videotaped interviews with students and practitioners operating in quite a few areas and areas, a web publication, and supplementary assets approximately latest and rising projects. completely researched and engagingly written, Artistic Citizenship is an important textual content for artists, students, policymakers, educators, and students.

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In the absence of a centralized political body in Kabul, which might have been able to articulate the need to maintain the unity of the nation, poets expressed variegated narratives of what constituted Afghan “identity” and loyalty to the nation. Contextualizing the work of three Afghan poets in their literary milieu, Fani examines “resistance poetry” in Afghanistan today. For Fani, “resistance poetry” remains a vast and fluid space wherein composite idioms—​humanistic and nationalistic, Persianate, and Islamic—​lend themselves to expressions of protest, exile, and loyalty to homeland.

Retrieved from http://╉r fkineky. htm 7.  3). 8. The concept of “artivism” and therefore “artivist” can be found in Rodney Diverlus’s chapter (in this volume) and also Sandoval and Latorre (2007). R EFER EN C ES Bowman, W. (2002). Educating musically. In R. Colwell & C. ), The new handbook of research on music teaching and learning (pp. 63–╉84). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Bowman, W. (2012). Music’s place in education. In G. McPherson & G. ), The Oxford handbook of music education (pp.

They neglect the crucial ethical dimension that distinguishes human practices from mere technical proficiency. They fail to take students to levels of awareness and production that put their artistic abilities to work in service of a wide range of social goods. School and community arts teachers and facilitators should be doing more to help their students understand how the arts make meaningful differences in people’s lives, how responsible artistic practice can actually make the world a better place.

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