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ERIC Number: EJ1050505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-6
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: EISSN-1529-8094
How Can ABER Serve the Public Good? A Critical Brechtian Perspective
Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald
International Journal of Education & the Arts, v15 spec iss 2.1 Oct 2014
In this special issue, each author addresses how ABER work connects with and/or directly addresses society's need/s and the public good as perceived by the researcher. As there are many construals of the "public good" and the relation to art-making and the arts to this "public good," each author will conceptualize her/his vision of the "public good" and its relationship to ABER. In this essay Blumenfeld-Jones discusses researchers who are making art exclusively focused on her/his experiences, rendering those experiences in aesthetic forms, and attempts to demonstrate how to take this form of ABER and transform it into something that extends beyond the person al, beyond n = 1, even when the ABER practitioner is in fact dealing with her/himself as the n.
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Language: English
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