null Matarasso lecture on community art on the 13th of February

François Matarasso gave a lecture A Restless Art: 50 years of British community art in theory and practice in Uniarts Helsinki's Sibelius Academy on the 13th of February 2018. You can watch his lecture from the video below. Unfortunately, some of the slide show photos on the video cannot be seen because of copyright issues.


About Matarasso

François Matarasso has worked in community arts since 1981 as an artist, producer, researcher, writer and trainer. He has published influential work on the social outcomes of participation in the arts, and on the history, theory and practice  of community art. He works freelance with arts organisations, foundations and public bodies, and has experience of community-based cultural work in about 40 countries. His latest book, A Restless Art, will be published by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2018. For more information see


Matarasso’s open lecture was organised jointly by the ArtsEqual Research Initiative, CUPORE Centre for Culture Policy Research and the University of the Arts Helsinki’s CERADA Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts.