Playing With & For The Community
Right after Jacquelyn arrived back in Singapore from Europe on 21st Oct, there was a talk on 23rd Oct about the community projects that SCYA has ran from 2011 to 2015.
Jacquelyn shared her work with SCYA to a small and intimate group of alumni and LASALLE students at LowerCase cafe.
(Below is the excerpt from the presentation slides)
What is Community Art?
Social questions/ Issues concerning the community is first addressed by the grassroot community. Any concern by the community can range from filling up walls with artworks to art therapy sessions and improvement to living conditions, public spaces in the community. Invitation of Artists or other Professionals is then initiated.
Support and funding from constituency, state and where necessary other private funding is also initiated.
Why seek Artists?
Arts is used for community projects to express and find answers to (social problems) in a non-statically, non-data approach. The arts provide a humane connection in seeking out the thoughts, feedbacks and feelings of the community group and therefore being able to allow the organisation to have an overview of the community group that they are helping.
Jacquelyn shared 3 category of Community Art Projects (accompanied with pictures) that form the basis of SCYA’s new approach to sharing young artists practices and presence in Singapore.
The 3 categories are:
Jacquelyn also shared the process and form/structure of how each Community Art Project was initiated, planned and completed.
Long Term Projects
Initiation – Idea – Investigation – Target – Planning & Approaches – Resources – Workshops – Creation – Appreciation – Reflections & Feedbacks
Short Term Projects
Initiation – Idea – Target – Planning & Approaches – Resources – Workshops – Creation – Appreciation – Reflections & Feedbacks
For more pictures of the event night: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B8qtL_DiBQviLW5FTlZUOV9RX2s&usp=sharing