Art and Upheaval :: Photos from the Book

Artists on the World’s Frontlines

Can the arts bridge our world's deep divides?

True stories from Northern Ireland, South Africa, Serbia, and the United States suggest they can.

William Cleveland shows in his book Art and Upheaval how citizen artists successfully rebuild the social infrastructure in six communities devastated by war, repression, and dislocation.

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The Art of Healing
Find out more about the book that tells the stories of six community arts organizations.

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Click on the images below to get a glimpse of the stories told in the book:

The Watts Prophets: USA
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Test of Will and War: Australia
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Resurrection Dance: Cambodia
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