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Author Berman, Kim, author.

Title Finding voice : a visual arts approach to engaging social change / Kim S. Berman.

Publication Info. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The new public scholarship
New public scholarship.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary In Finding Voice, Kim Berman demonstrates how she was able to use visual arts training in disenfranchised communities as a tool for political and social transformation in South Africa. Using her own fieldwork as a case study, Berman shows how hands-on work in the arts with learners of all ages and backgrounds can contribute to economic stability by developing new skills, as well as enhancing public health and gender justice within communities. Berman's work, and the community artwork her book documents, present the visual arts as a crucial channel for citizens to find their individual voices and to become agents for change in the arenas of human rights and democracy.
Note This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0
Access Open Access EbpS
Contents 1. Methodologies and Methods of Change -- 2. Building an Arts Organization: Artist Proof Studio -- 3. Engaging Government Policies: Phumani Paper -- 4. Engaging the Academy -- 5. Assessing Arts for Social Change.
Subject Art and society.
Art and social action.
Art and society -- South Africa.
Art and social action -- South Africa.
Art et société.
Art et action sociale.
Art et société -- Afrique du Sud.
Art et action sociale -- Afrique du Sud.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Black Studies (Global)
HISTORY -- Africa -- South -- Republic of South Africa.
ART -- Study & Teaching.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies.
Art and social action (OCoLC)fst01742274
Art and society (OCoLC)fst00815432
South Africa (OCoLC)fst01204616
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Finding voice. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017] 9780472053667 (DLC) 2017030458
ISBN 9780472123315 (e-book)
0472123319
9780472900718 (electronic bk.)
0472900714 (electronic bk.)
9780472053667 (paperback)
9780472073665 (hardcover)
0472053663
0472073664
Standard No. 10.3998/mpub.9256315 doi
AU@ 000065132121

 
    
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