Trade paperback. Photos. Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. SIGNED by the Author. Fine-. Cover has tiny wear at the corners. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. Appears unread. ISBN: 0976605465. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Artists in communities in crises the world over are working to resolve conflict, promote peace, and rebuild civil society. Here are six remarkable stories of artists in Northern Ireland, Cambodia, South Africa, the United States (Watts, Los Angeles), aboriginal Australia, and Serbia, who heal unspeakable trauma, give voice to the forgotten and disappeared, and re-stitch the cultural fabric of their communities.
Author Bill Cleveland is an activist, teacher, facilitator, lecturer, and director of the Center for the Study of Art & Community. He is the author of Art in Other Places, which explores the emerging community arts movement in the United States.
" Art and Upheaval turns a world eager for hope and good news onto the fact that everyday around the world there are artists daring to speak truth (and beauty!) to power in ways that build understanding and reconciliation where there were previously only hardened hearts and ruin."
—David Griffith, author, A Good War is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America
"Through the eloquent telling of stories of ordinary people daring to speak out, fight back and take action, Bill Cleveland shows us the most precious gift innate in all of us, the power to imagine and create. The act of creation can heal our deepest wounds and turn crisis into opportunity."
—Lily Yeh, artist and founder, Barefoot Artists and The Village of Arts and Humanities
"Another insightful set of observations from a master storyteller. In his new book Cleveland deepens our sense of how human imagination and creativity sit next to upheaval in the ecology of meaning."
—Jennifer Williams, artist, founder, The Center for Creative Communities
Praise for Art in Other Places:
"An important addition to the expanding body of work on community arts... Cleveland has collected heartwarming stories from deeply committed people who should be our role models."
—Lucy Lippard, writer, critic
"This book and his work in other places show not only concern for the human condition, but how we can improve it."
—Jonathan Borofsky, artist
Bill Cleveland is a pioneer in the community arts movement and one of its most poetic documenters. Activist, teacher, lecturer, and musician, he directs the Center for the Study of Art & Community. Previous works include Making Exact Change and Art in Other Places.
Titel: ART AND UPHEAVAL: Artists on the World's ...
Verlag: New Village Press, 2008.
Buchbeschreibung New Village Press, 2008., 2008. Trade paperback. Photos. Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Artikel-Nr. A-31472795