François Matarasso's workshop Why does participatory art involve ethics?

Workshop: Why does participatory art involve ethics?
Maanantai, helmikuu 12, 2018 - 12:00 - 15:00
Sibelius Academy, Wegelius Halli, 4th fl.
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You are welcome to attend François Matarasso's workshop Why does participatory art involve ethics? on the 12th of February at 12 pm to 3 pm, Uniarts Helsinki's Sibelius Academy (Wegelius Halli, 4th fl., Töölönkatu 28, Helsinki).

The workshop is a facilitated discussion, illustrated with examples. It consists of two parts: the first part focuses on six reasons why participatory art involve ethics; the second part of the workshop looks at the five stages of a project, and the ethical questions that might be asked at each stage. Free entry. NOTICE! Advance registration from this link required, maximum number of participants is 30.

You might also be interested in Matarasso's open lecture on Tuesday the 13th of February.

About Matarasso

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


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.