François Matarasso: A Restless Art - 50 years of British community art in theory and practice

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Sibelius Academy, T-Wegelius
Free entry
An open lecture on community art, free entrance, you're warmly welcome!

François Matarasso has worked in community arts since 1981 as an artist, producer, researcher, writer and trainer. He has published influential work on the social outcomes of participation in the arts, and on the history, theory and practice  of community art. He works freelance with arts organisations, foundations and public bodies, and has experience of community-based cultural work in about 40 countries. His latest book, A Restless Art, will be published by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2018. For more information see http://arestlessart.com

Matarasso’s open lecture is organised jointly by the ArtsEqual Research Initiative, CUPORE Centre for Culture Policy Research and the University of the Arts Helsinki’s CERADA Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts.