Celebrating Pluralism Six Years Later: Visual Transculture/s, Education, and Critical Multiculturalism
Chalmers, F. Graeme, Studies in Art Education
In this lecture I examine changes in my thinking, and in multicultural education, since the publication of Celebrating Pluralism: Art Education and Cultural Diversity (Chalmers, 1996). We need to move from "celebratory" to "critical" or "insurgent" multicultural art education and to increasingly acknowledge and embrace changing transcultural migratory experiences. While continuing to teach about art in a variety of cultures, art, and art education, need to be used to make a difference. The unjustness of injustice needs to increasingly permeate our work. It is not so much "where we're from" that matters, "it is where we're at." An alternate subtitle for this lecture could be borrowed from …
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Publication information: Article title: Celebrating Pluralism Six Years Later: Visual Transculture/s, Education, and Critical Multiculturalism. Contributors: Chalmers, F. Graeme - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 43. Issue: 4 Publication date: Summer 2002. Page number: 293+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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