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.
... as "participatory art" it may also be categorized under terms including relational art, social practice, community art, and new genre public art ... describes "an artistic tradition called 'social practice,' which refers to works of art in which the artist, audience, and their interactions with one another are ... 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 ...
... Art is considered a medium for social practice as there is increasing pressure within art education to work collaboratively through social and participatory formats ... in political and interventionist projects, which highlight the importance of social engagement through art ...
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“Those who make a practice of comparing human actions are never so perplexed as when they try to see them as a whole and in the same light; for they commonly contradict each other so strangely that it seems impossible that they have come from the same shop.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.”
—Lydia M. Child (18021880)