The Art of the Impossible? A Case Study and Reflections on the Experience of Art in a Rural Kenyan Primary School

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Art of the Impossible? A Case Study and Reflections on the Experience of Art in a Rural Kenyan Primary School Author(S)Peter Gregory (Author)
Abstract  The arguments for, and justification of, the value of teaching art in school have been made previously, but contextually these are often situated in Western affluence. This article explores the issues with a strikingly contrasted setting. The rural school in the study is approximately 30 minutes' drive from the nearest town, and the pupils are drawn from the surrounding rural bush area which is itself developmentally and materially poor in comparison to the UK ...Paginationp265–275
SubjectArtsDescriptorsArt
Journal TitleThe International Journal of Art & Design Education  
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