The Inclusion Imperative: Tertiary creative arts and community cohesion
Whether as a powerful tool for communicating the realities experienced by citizens and communities, or a vehicle for better understanding and connection with our neighbours, creative arts play a critical role in social cohesion and community representation. In this edition of NiTRO we highlight examples of how different art forms are seeking to improve inclusion.
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Creative arts disciplines make up a significant component of the university staff and student population, yet we lack a vehicle to share common experiences and issues.
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