Workshop 5.1: Sustaining CBR practice through arts and cultural forms

Friday 28th August 2009 

 11.30 – 13:00 

Venue: to be confirmed

Chair: Mr Khan Rahi, Loka Institute, California, USA and Ms Heather Floyd and Ms Caragh O’Donnell, Community Arts Forum, Belfast, Northern Ireland


Jennifer Cornell and Dougal Sheridan

“The Woodvale HUB Development Project: engaging students and local residents in the regeneration of urban public space” Friends of Woodvale Park / Greater Shankill Alternatives and University of Ulster / Building Initiative, NI

Bram Ten Cate

“Researchers and residents jointly redesign a town square in Arnhem, the Netherlands”  WOT Natuur & Milieu, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands

Darlene Clover  and Christine Downing

“The Aesthetic Dimension: Arts-Based Participatory Research and Knowledge Dissemination” Antidote, Multi-Racial Families Project, University of Victoria, Canada

Saskia Visser

“Sustainable research on art and culture through CBR” Science Shop Language, Culture and Communication, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Maja Horst

“Creating debate about science and emerging technologies through spatial installations”   Copenhagen Business School, Denmark


This workshop has been structured to encourage the involvement of all the participants.   The presentations will each last for 10 minutes maximum and the Chair will then facilitate discussion for the remainder of the session.


Discussion will focus on the following question:

·         Have arts and cultural based interventions inspired, produced or facilitated sharing local knowledge for community action?

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