Social practice is a theory within psychology that seeks to determine the link between practice and context within social situations. Emphasized as a commitment to change, social practice occurs in two forms: activity and inquiry. Most often applied within the context of human development, social practice involves knowledge production and the theorization and analysis of both institutional and intervention practices.
... Art is considered a medium for social practice as there is increasing pressure within art education to work collaboratively through social and participatory formats ... involvement in political and interventionist projects, which highlight the importance of social engagement through art ...
... it may also be categorized under terms including relational art, social practice, community art, and new genre public art ... of Oregon Humanities magazine, writer Eric Gold describes "an artistic tradition called 'social practice,' which refers to works of art in which the artist, audience, and their ... While a painter uses pigment and canvas, and a sculptor wood or metal, the social practice artist often creates a scenario in which the audience is invited to participate ...
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