Keyword: community

Setting the right conditions for community dance

This research was conducted by Jennie Norfield and Sanna Nordin-Bates at the University of Birmingham and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, UK

Summary

This paper looked at what conditions are needed to maximise the positive benefits of community dance by engendering a sense of satisfaction, enjoyment and motivation. The …

By | 16 April 2014 |

Four types of arts-based community development

This research was conducted by Rhonda Phillips at the University of Florida, USA [Now at Purdue University, USA]

Summary

This paper identifies four general types of arts-based community development programme: arts business incubators, arts cooperatives, tourist venues and comprehensive approaches. Each is illustrated with a shot vignette from a location in …

By | 16 April 2014 |

Using participatory decision-making in the arts

This research was conducted by Leila Jancovich at Leeds Beckett University, UK

Summary

This paper looked at ways in which participatory decision-making can bolster the links between arts organisations and their local audiences, particularly those not traditionally engaged in the arts. It looked at two practical examples of participatory decision-making in …

By | 14 April 2014 |

Community consultation puts overstretched organisations on a better footing

This research was conducted by Ellen Rosewall at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA

Summary

The paper looked at developments in the state of Wisconsin in the USA, where ‘nearly 100’ capital projects have taken place since the early 1990s, a majority of the projects have a school connection and are …

By | 11 April 2014 |

Using the Repertory Grid Technique to consult diverse communities

This research was conducted by Ciara Canning and Kirsten Holmes at the University of Surrey, UK [Now at Curtin Business School, Australia]

Summary

This paper describes a process of community engagement in Sheffield using the ‘Repertory Grid Technique’. This informed the development of ‘Burngreave Voices’: a community project run by Sheffield …

By | 16 March 2014 |