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How and Why It Is: Arts-Based Research in Community Engaged Visual Art

Posted on July 10, 2012

CTCHC Community Mosaic Project is a partnership between Red Dress Productions and Central Toronto Community Health Centres.

In community-engaged art contexts, we’re often asked: How do community consultations connect with the design? What is the relationship between you (the artists), contributors, and communities?
The answer – or, more accurately, the answers – are layered and nuanced. This narrative attempts to retrace and distill the collaborative process that we call “arts-based research”, or alternately, community consultation (of which arts-based research is the major component,… Continue reading How and Why It Is: Arts-Based Research in Community Engaged Visual Art

Open Studio at CTCHC

We’re now in our fourth week of open studio at CTCHC (Queen West Community  Health Centre and Shout Clinic) — the half-way point of our giant mosaic build! It’s an exciting place to be in a project.  Many core contributors are building mosaic skills and confidence, and we continue to welcome new project contributors to each open studio session. 

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