ArtsWok mascots with people in a field of dandelions with lightbulb-shaped seeds. Illustration Credit - Anngee Neo


In arts-based community development, what is worked on is the canvas of human relationships within the community: the medium of the arts brings to life in full colour the collective expression of identity, concerns and aspirations. What are the secret ingredients within processes that make projects and initiatives impactful?

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Both Sides, Now at Telok Blangah void deck with the artist facilitating a workshop


Treat yourself to nuggets of thought in our articles on various practitioners, developments and phenomena in the field of Arts-Based Community Development.

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Case Studies

Learn more about the work of practitioners and organisations who work with the community, often using creative processes. Each case study has been crafted with a commitment to sharing the community recipes of our field, detailing the who, what, when, where, why, and how of seminal projects.

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Over the years, we’ve contributed book chapters, reports and research studies relating to the work involving ArtsWok. Others have also researched and written about our projects.

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