Vol. 15 No. 2 (2022): Leaning into Disequilibrium
We live and work in times of disequilibrium in the arts, arts education and the broader artistic and creative education ecologies. Many of our communities are struggling during the global pandemic, affected by economic and socio-cultural shifts from extended periods of lockdown and potential health risks for participatory and socially engaged projects. This feeling of imbalance, a state where internal or external forces prevent the self/selves from reaching equilibrium or balance may have long term impacts on artistic and creative education. What we have also witnessed, is a resilience to being off kilter. To lean into the disequilibrium and work/in in the feeling of imbalance, creating new spaces and places for being extraordinary, fantastical, phantasmagorical, phenomenal in artistic and creative education is our challenge. What have we created? What have we shifted and turned? What have we ruptured and dis-rupted? We invited JACE contributions that extend this (dis)rupture of practice and consider where next from here?
Volume 15(2) furthers articles JACE recieved as part of this call. We are thrilled to be pubslihing articles that explore the worlds and reworlding of artists, researchers and teachers that have thrived throughout the pandemic.