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Beginner's Guide to Community-Based Arts 2ed

by Keith Knight and Matt Schwarzman New Village Press
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Pbk 200 pages
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Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in this illustrated training manual for youth leaders and teachers. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grass-roots social change. 
Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in the revised second edition of this comics-illustrated training manual for teens, youth leaders, and young activists. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grassroots social change. It presents proven models of community-based arts programs, plus techniques, discussion questions, and plentiful resources.This improved second edition includes updated resources and guidelines, along with a new comic art introduction by illustrator Keith Knight.

PREFACEPACKING FOR THE TRIPMeet Me at the CrossroadsGlossaryA New LookLet's Go!TALES FROM THE ROADCONTACTI-Am-Going-But-I-Shall-Return Chris Edaakie, Zuni PuebloMore Than Aerobics Rhodessa Jones, San FranciscoRESEARCHVisual Griot Ricardo Levins Morales, MinneapolisCoal Bucket Outlaw Tom Hansell, Kentucky / West VirginiaACTIONComadres Mujer Artes, San AntonioThat Luminous Place Village of Arts and Humanities, PhiladelphiaOne Love Isangmahal Arts Kollective, Seattle Tory Read, DenverTown Hall In Cyberspace Picture Projects, New York City / InternetTEACHINGJessie's Story Young Aspirations / Young Artists, New OrleansBAGGAGE CLAIMRESOURCESTrailblazersArtist ProfilesLinks to the FieldCRAFT Activities TableSample CRAFT Program DesignCREDITSACKNOWLEDGEMENTSBIOS

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• A comics-illustrated introduction to the concepts and practices of social action art that teens can relate to.• This powerful energetic training manual serves a growing art and social change movement that has great need for inspiring, instructive resources for young people. • It is the first publication designed to help teens grasp the enormous potential of art as a strategy for grassroots social change. • This guide presents proven models for implementing community-based arts projects that integrate individual and community development. Also conveys vital history and analysis of what works.
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