Conference proceedings, key note speeches and links to contributors to this conference exploring the connections between participatory theatre and activism. Collective Encounters, 2016
An excellent toolkit, described as: A “relationship guide” to forging strong and sustainable creative partnerships between local governments and artists. USA specific but with lots of relevance for practitioners internationally. Blade of Grass / Animating Democracy, 2020.
Annual conference for socially engaged practitioners, this year focussing on creativity and organising in response to Covid-19. Four afternoons of curated presentations and provocations all available to watch at your leisure. Heart of Glass, 2020
A DIY collection sharing reflections, research activities and methods that have emerged during Covid-19. Sections include: Narrating & Documenting, Creative Processes & Arts Practices, Social Engagement & Activism, Collaboration, Live to Digital, Tools & Processes, Reflections & Commentaries. Compiled by Vida Midgelow, 2020.
This book presents case studies from UK artists and organisations working in social and community contexts, focusing on their aesthetic and political ambitions rather than the ‘healing, educational or problem solving’ frame the work is often cast in. Caoimhe McAvinchey, 2014
This book discusses collaborative projects between communities, arts and social sector agencies, where all are vital to realise the ambitions of the project. Case studies have a mainly US focus but highly relevant to UK practitioners. Jan Cohen-Cruz, 2015