In The Spotlight: Alexandra Lawson

  Traditionally, when we visit an art gallery we expect to simply view the objects on display; it is assumed that we will not be allowed to touch or interact with the exhibitions. Social Art—otherwise known as participatory art—is one way that artists are attempting to challenge this idea. Social Art creates social conditions that invite viewers to physically engage and interact with the creative process of an artwork. As a result, the viewer’s role transforms from spectator to participant allowing them to act alongside the artist as an author and creator… Read More