Home > AHA Media, April Smith, Community Engagement, Downtown Eastside, DTES, Hendrik Beune, Magie O'Neill - Durham University, Social Justice, Vancouver, Vancouver Downtown Eastside, Vancouver DTES > AHA MEDIA filmed at COMMUNITY ARTS DIALOGUE: Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Part 2 on June 18, 2011

AHA MEDIA filmed at COMMUNITY ARTS DIALOGUE: Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Part 2 on June 18, 2011

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

This project is a social research collaboration between AtiraEnterprising Women Making Art, Providing Alternatives Counseling & Education (PACE) Society, Megaphone, and United We Can and supported by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver and AHA MEDIA

The project explores ways of seeing the spaces and places of community through the eyes of DTES residents.

Part 2: 2:00-4:00pm

Viewing of the exhibit with presentations from the local DTES organizations on their experience working on the project.

Location: Interurban: Gallery and Community Art Space, I E Hastings St

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

Maggie O’Neill has extensive experience in inter-disciplinary contexts with expertise in critical and cultural criminology. Her focus is on innovative biographical, cultural and participatory research methodologies; and the production of praxis – knowledge which addresses and intervenes in public policy. Her work has been instrumental in moving forward debates, dialogue and scholarship in three areas: prostitution and the commercial sex industry; forced migration and the asylum-migration nexus; innovative participatory, performative and visual  methodologies. She is a member of the steering group for the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action.

 

 

 

 

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  1. Maggie
    June 30, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    Love your photographs April! You captured the event so beautifully and sensitively! ‘Awseome’ Maggie :)

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