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Title: Biographies for Artistic and Social Intervention: A Youth-Driven Project
Authors: Carvalho, Cláudia Pato 
Keywords: Arts education policy; Biographies; Social change; Urban communities; Youth citizenship
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Serial title, monograph or event: Arts Education Policy Review
Volume: 115
Issue: 4
Abstract: This article discusses how biographical materials may be used in youth arts education projects to develop new methodologies and approaches that can stimulate artistic and social intervention in contemporary urban communities, thus changing the field of arts education policy at the community level. Through their creation of Artistic Society Projects, a group of young people from the arts education project Bando à Parte: Youth Cultures, Arts and Social Inclusion (O Teatrão, Coimbra, Portugal) have created a voice that may be used to transform their own communities. The starting points for this transformation are the young peoples’ biographical paths. The influence of youth on education policy may be strategically understood in the context of formal and nonformal school curricula. How can youth use their biographies to develop specific contributions both to change in individual behaviors and to social change in urban communities, influencing arts education policies to instigate action? The exploration of these processes through the work of artistic creation, inspired by collected biographical materials, represents a contribution to ongoing reflection on the issues of memory, identity, youth resistance, and community change in urban settings, influencing the ways in which arts education policy is understood and implemented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/41744
ISSN: 1063-2913
1940-4395
Other Identifiers: 10.1080/10632913.2014.948342
DOI: 10.1080/10632913.2014.948342
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:I&D CES - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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