|Artists and community||Community relations|
|Artists as art museum curators||Generosity in art|
|Artists - political activity||Museums - social aspects|
|Arts and society||Social exchange|
|Community arts projects||Social practice (Art)|
Books you can borrow!
Great books available to read and borrow at the Mitchell Art Gallery.
Barnes, P., & McPherson, G. (2019). Co-creating, co-producing and connecting: Museum practice today. Curator, 62(2), 257-267.
Bergis, A. (2018). A cohort of trees, photographs scientists, an artist and a curator: the collaborative study of environmental change. Interdisciplinary Science Review, 43(1), 24-36.
Golding, V., Modest, W. (Eds.). (2013). Museums and communities: Curators, collections, and collaboration. London, England: Bloomsbury
MacNeill, K. (2010). Identity and the political: (Im)Possibilities of collaboration. Third Text, 24(3), 319-330.
Petropoulos, J. (2014). Artists under Hitler: Collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
MacDonald, L. (2018). Have I done enough? Performance Research, 23(6), 40-49.
Selzer, S.A., & Purves, T. (2014). What we want is free: Critical exchanges in recent art (2nd ed.). Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Chadwick, W. (2007). Women, art, and society. London, England: Thames & Hudson.
Foster, A.W., & Blau, J.R. (1989). Art and society: Readings in the sociology of the arts. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Waging culture 2012: The socio-economic status of Canadian visual artists. Retrieved from Art Gallery of York University website.
Berman, K. (2017). Finding voice: A visual arts approach to engaging social change. Ann Arbour, MI: University of Michigan Press.
Burton, J., Jackson, S., & Wilsdon, D. (Eds.). (2016). Public servants: Art and the crisis of the common good. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Cleveland, W. (2008). Art and upheaval: Artists on the world's frontlines. Oakland, CA: New Village Press.
Davis, B. (2013). A critique of social practice art: What does it mean to be a political artist? International Socialist Review, 90.
Garneau, N., & Cushwa, A.J. (2018). Performing revolutionary: Art, action, activism. Bristol, UK: Intellect.
Harlap, Y. (2006). Toward training: The meanings and practices of social change work in the arts. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Council on Learning.
What is the effectiveness of socially engaged art? (2013). [Discussion forum]. Retrieved from Blade of Grass website.
Maintenance Works - research-based public program seeking to slow down, recallibrate, and redefine what a gallery can do and how people can work together.
Moratorium Office - a collective project of de-colonial self-determination by Sami artists Jenni Laiti, Outi Pieski, Niillas Holmberg that incorporates place-making, video, text, historical research, conversation/performance.
Transforma - a collective that supported celebrated cultural practice that impacted the social and physical environment in New Orleans from 2005-2010.