Risking art : art for survival : outlining the role of the arts in services to marginalised young people. /
Contributor(s): Thiele, Martin (ed.)Publisher: Richmond, Vic. Jesuit Social Services 2000Description: 72 p. : illISBN: 9780957780316; 0957780311Subject(s): Arts | Youth Services For | Culture | Artists | Youth Recreation | Social Work With Youth | Disadvantaged Groups | Service Provision | At Risk Children | Youth Work | Programs | Jesuit Social Services | Australia Council | YouthDDC classification: 700 RIS
A collection of case studies and a general discussion of the role of art in the lives of disadvantaged youth, also arguing for the powerfulness of the participants work. Vividly illustrated with the artwork of young participants, this book profiles 12 arts-based programs in various Australian locations, where complex social problems are identified and addressed using artistic processes.