Artists and the Arts, City and Community

Monday, 16 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC03 Community Research (host committee)

Language: English

This session invites papers that examine the complex relationships between artists, communities and the city. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: the role of artists in defining the character of communities; arts groups as focal points for community conflict; artists and community organizing; arts-focused public policy; art as an urban tool for community development; the role of communities in shaping artistic activity the role of arts and local communities in the positioning of cities in the global economy and/or politics. 
Session Organizers:
Daniel SILVER, University of Toronto, Canada and Volker KIRCHBERG, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany
Oral Presentations
City Building As a Boundary Object: Lessons from Toronto's Public-Art Ecosystem
Daniel SILVER, University of Toronto, Canada; Noga KEIDAR, University of Toronto, Canada
Starchitects in Bohemia: An Exploration of Cultural Cities from the “Top-Down” and “Bottom-up”
Hyesun JEONG, University of Chicago, USA; Matt PATTERSON, University of Calgary, Canada
The Impact of "Big" and "Small" Art on Urban Change
Marta KLEKOTKO, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Distributed Papers
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