“As an artist who works in the field of art for social change, what needs to be preserved or held as a responsibility as it is re-imagined into the future?”

Artists Speak: Part One: What Matters

In this compilation of voices from senior artists featured on this website, we hear what matters as it relates to the history of their own practice.

Artists Speak: Part Two: The Art of Listening

In this compilation of voices by artists featured on this website, we examine the sensibilities of listening, engagement, and the fostering of environments of hospitality that define the work. Artists speak to the need for the refinement of facilitation skills in order to create authentic environments of engagement.

Video Essays

Artist Interviews

This research project was supported by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada with Simon Fraser University’s Art for Social Change Research Project.