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Art, Community and Environment: Educational Perspectives


reviewed by Beth Krensky - April 14, 2009

coverTitle: Art, Community and Environment: Educational Perspectives
Author(s): Glen Coutts and Timo Jokela (Eds.)
Publisher: Intellect, Bristol
ISBN: 1841501891, Pages: 304, Year: 2008
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Art, Community and Environment is the seventh book in a series of anthologies that address issues relevant to art and design education. The book contains sixteen chapters that explore the relationship between community, artistic practice and the built or natural environment from settings in the UK, Australia, and Finland. The book employs a broad definition of education to include community-based contexts. This premise supports the importance of understanding and illuminating community-based arts practice, including examining the approach in various settings and countries; understanding the intersections of art and pedagogy; exploring the impacts of place-based artistic practice on participants and communities; and using the natural and built environment as a locus for investigation and creation. The arts have the ability to create a free space where one can envision something outside the realm of what already exists for oneself, one’s community or the world. “Artists and art practitioners know that it is... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: April 14, 2009
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15616, Date Accessed: 11/17/2019 9:35:28 AM

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  • Beth Krensky
    University of Utah
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    BETH KRENSKY is an assistant professor of art education and the Area Head of Art Teaching at the University of Utah. She is an artist, activist and educator. She received her formal art training from the Boston Museum School. She has exhibited widely throughout the United States and internationally and is a founding member of the international artist collective, the Artnauts.
 
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