Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered

Notes

This publication explores the pivotal role artists play in re-thinking the future; re-inventing and re-imagining our world at a time of systemic change and uncertainty. This book identifies collaborative arts practices emerging in response to planetary challenges, reclaiming a traditional role for artists in the community as truth-tellers and agents of change.

Artist / Author Lucy Neal
Publisher Oberon Books
ISBN 9781783191864
Reference P2727
Date 2015
Type Publication

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