Inclusion

We believe it is in the nature of the arts to hold up a critical mirror to society, and to break down barriers between its different groups. But is our sector fully reflective of the communities we live in?  

This debate is about the urgency to open up the arts to all of society - to all the classes, ethnicities, physical abilities, and backgrounds that constitute it.

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This IETM Hull report highlights some voices reinforcing the urge to open up the art world for those who were not privileged to be part of it and to foster everyday creativity.
This IETM Hull report comments on what we can learn from situations of disagreement, what language to use when speaking on topics of diversity and how to acknowledge our own privileged position.
Carl(os) Roa offers thoughts on how organizations can create healthier workspaces, weaving in ideas from artists at Philadelphia Young Playwrights and Applied Mechanics.
Vijay Mathew talks about the importance of an accessible website in terms of equity, diversity and inclusion.
Goran Tomka looks at how arts and culture organizations can best engage with their communities.
Jamie Potter from Middle Child Theatre discusses how their New Critics' Programme is helping grow and diversify theatre criticism in the UK.
Nan van Houte talks about the importance of creative citizens and expresses a desire for funding bodies to better support cultural democracy.
Nan van Houte parle de l'importance des citoyens créatifs et exprime son désir que les organismes de financement soutiennent davantage la démocratie culturelle.
This is a book about participatory art and its more radical predecessor, community art. It is written from a perspective of engagement.
Lyn Gardner looks at how several British theatre companies are redefining their mission and expanding in ways to be of greater benefit to their communities.

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