Art: the empowering effect of creativity

From the relationship between the theoretical framework presented in Chapters 1 and 2 and the practical examples (Intervene: Heroes and Villains; Project Row Houses; Morrinho) that enlighten the role of art in projects for social change, the empowering potential of creativity becomes clear.

The first observation made in Chapter 2 was that art making is considered to be a universal human behaviour, which has always been a part of our personal and interpersonal communication (Malchiodi, 2007). More interestingly, as this relates to the projects analysed and their contemporary context, it was observed that in recent ...

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