Treat yourself to nuggets of thought in our articles on various practitioners, developments and phenomena in the field of Arts-Based Community Development.
A Beautiful, Stubborn Belief
What is it like to be a trainee in arts-based community development? In this feature, former ArtsWok Collaborative trainee Tay Jing Hui reflects on her experience with us.
Being Ourselves Together, A Kind Of Alchemy
How does artist Salty Xi Jie Ng work with people, and create spaces for them in which they are free to express themselves? In her feature piece, Salty shares about her projects which have been co-created with diverse groups of people, during her time overseas in the USA and here in Singapore. We invite you to read her in-depth, fascinating insights on the magic that is created when different individuals bring their true selves to the space of collaborative art-making.
Reflections on Disability, Accessibility and the Digital in “What If”
M1 Peer Pleasure's "What If", stood for many open-ended questions, which grew with the onset of Covid-19. Read our new Community Inspirations piece, composed of the voices of What If, through interviews we conducted with the cast, designers, production manager and directors. This is a collection of our diverse team’s personal experiences, challenges and learnings, in creating this originally devised, digital production about the perspectives of our cast with disabilities.
Community-Engaged Art During The Pandemic: Transforming, Transitioning, Thinking
How has community-engaged art been kept alive during this period of Covid-19? After a call we put out in July to ask arts practitioners about their experience, this article explores how their work has been affected and evolved, how space and digitalisation have played a role in this, and what new insights they have gained from this experience.
Learning from the Inclusive, Community-Led Art Processes of Toride Art Project
How has Japan's Toride Art Project managed to create an atmosphere of openness and inclusion through its programmes? Read our article based on our recent learning journey to Japan.
Community Inspirations Podcast: ArtsWok Reflects
Join us for this inaugural podcast episode in which Charlene Rajendran and Justin Lee, our Board Members, join our Co-Founder and Executive Director Su-Lin to share their insights on the past, reflections on the present and their vision for future of arts-based community development.