These project profiles have been created as part of the Art and Reconciliation mapping research process that also involved the development of a database, and the interviewing of practitioners, organisers and academics in the field.
Rather than providing a definitive picture they illustrate the expansive character of arts in peace-building and the diverse ways the arts are being used and applied in distinct contexts around the world. Within the spectrum of practice there are diverse art forms and initiatives including artist-led and arts organisation led projects, community driven arts initiatives and arts based NGO and institutional projects. We have attempted to represent these plural modes of the arts in the projects profiled.
These project profiles are based on a mixture of desk and interview based research. Our research is restricted to projects that have an online presence while recognising the existence of many smaller, localised initiatives that may not have a digital footprint.
New project profiles will be added as the research progresses:
- Art As Foundation: mixed arts, various countries
- ArtLords: street art, Afghanistan – download pdf
- Connect Arte: graffiti art, El Salvador – download pdf
- Global Arts Corps: theatre and films, various countries including South Africa, Cambodia and Northern Ireland – download pdf
- In Place of War: mixed arts, various countries – download pdf
- Minefield: theatre, Argentina and United Kingdom – download pdf
- Nindibaajimomin: digital storytelling, Canada – download pdf
- Opera Circus UK and music camps: music and theatre, Western Balkans – download pdf
- Re: Construccion: traveling multimedia exhibition, El Salvador and USA – download pdf
- Search for Common Ground: participatory theatre, various countries including Rwanda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo – download pdf
- The War We Have Not Seen: painting, Colombia- download pdf
- The Weavers of Mampuján: textile arts, Colombia – download pdf
- Yuyanapaq: photography, Peru – download pdf