Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Quality Process: nail your colours to the mast – By Sarah Thornton, Collective Encounters

Following on from Toby Lowe’s recent blog on quality in participatory arts… I agree with Toby that the discussions about quality in participatory arts shouldn’t be confined to work with children and young people, it’s a discussion that needs to … Continue reading

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By Steve Shaw, Paddington Arts – “How Do We Know It’s Any Good?”…

…is a fair question in relation to Youth Arts/ Community Arts/ Participatory Arts or any Art or Arts come to that. Actually, we can ask the same question in relation to a film or a restaurant. We make the decision … Continue reading

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Quality as process: the view from a solo artist – by Jan Reynolds, EMPAF

Historically those involved in delivering participatory and community arts have debated issues around ’Quality’ and they continue to do so. Why is this? The ‘Quality’ debate has been at the centre of my work for the last 30 years. As … Continue reading

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