ECER 2023– NW 29 Special Call - A

Arts and democracy: how artistic research and arts-based research can help to shape and rethink conceptions and practices of democracy
NW 29 Research on Arts Education

Democracy is being questioned in different countries in Europe and elsewhere. In this context, the arts can play an important role, not only as offering participatory strategies of more inclusive forms of democracy, but also as ways to engage and account for collective processes. On this basis, this call invites to present papers on: - Research based on Arts Education experiences that question or present issues related to democracy. - Research highlighting the role of the arts in fostering democratic participation. - Artistic research linked to projects that promote democracy. - Collaborative artistic projects that relate to aspects of participatory democracy.
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Interview with Link Convenor 2019