Book-Journal-Publications

BOOK, JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Title: Participatory Arts and Creative Media in Asia: Engaging Communities and Empowering Youths for Change (2009)
Author(s): Tan, Sooi Beng.
Synopsis: This article documents the development, approaches, methods and achievements of community participatory theatre which developed in Asia in the 1970s.

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Title: Creative Arts in Conflict Exploration (Malaysian Chapter) (2005)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet & Kamaluddin, Latiff.
Synopsis: The focus of the Malaysian chapter was to examine the potential of educational drama as a model as well as framework within which to test and develop new modes of conflict handling and conflict literacy.

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Title: Crossing Stylistic Boundaries and Transcending Ethnicity Through the Performing Arts (2010)
Author(s): Tan, Sooi Beng
Synopsis: Part of this article describes how multi-arts projects with young people in Penang have been used to promote cross-cultural understanding and interaction.

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Title: Theater Muda: Social and Cultural Engagement Through the Arts (2010)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: The article outlines the development of an arts and heritage programme for young people, and describes the methodology of engagement with the community through the arts.

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Title: Wayang Kulit: Shadow Puppet Play of Malaysia (2012)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: The article introduces the tradition of Malaysian shadow puppetry through contemporary media such as comics and animation. The article was presented as a resource for art teachers.

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Title: Deepening Engagement and Enlarging Spaces: Public Engaged Art Practice in Malaysia (2002)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: Article describing pedagogical models of drama practiced by two Penang arts organisations, ‘Young Theatre Penang’ and ‘Arts-ED,’ outlining their multi-arts and pedagogical approaches.

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Title: ‘Communities-of-Practice’: Creative Resources Collaborations and Processes in Community-Based Revitalization Projects in Japan (2015)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: This article traces the development of Cultural Collectives in Southeast Asia such as PETA, MAYA, MAKHAMPOM, and KUNCI who use various forms of art and local cultural expressions to mobilise communities in tackling topical issues.

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Title: Building Cultural Sustainability among Young Communities in Asia (2006)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: This article traces the development of Cultural Collectives in Southeast Asia such as PETA, MAYA, MAKHAMPOM, and KUNCI who use various forms of art and local cultural expressions to mobilise communities in tackling topical issues.

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Title: Community-based Arts and Culture Education – A Resource Kit (2014)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: This resource kit provides best practice examples, curriculum, and templates on how to plan design and execute arts and culture projects with young people in community settings.

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Title: We Need a Past to Create the Present – The Importance of Tradition in Theatre for Young People in Malaysia (2001)
Author(s): Pillai, Janet
Synopsis: This paper traces the development of contemporary children’s theatre

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