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Social Practice in Art & Design: Finding articles

Some useful websites

FIELD - FIELD is a journal of socially engaged art criticism

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning & Civic Engagement

Design & Social Impact - A white paper based on the “Social Impact Design Summit,” a convening by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; the National Endowment for the Arts; and The Lemelson Foundation at The Rockefeller Foundation offices in New York on February 27, 2012.

SPAN - Social Practices in Art Network

Center for Artistic Activism


Finding articles in CIA's Gund Library resources

CIA's Gund Library subscribes to many databases that can help you locate articles on any topic. Try the subject headings in the finding books section of this guide as keywords in these databases. 

If you are off campus, you will need to log-in to a proxy using the same username and password you use to log-on to a computer on campus.

For researching SOCIAL PRACTICE IN ART & DESIGN topics, the following databases will be the most useful, depending on the artist or theme:

Some more resources

In addition to books and periodicals, the library provides access to other kinds of materials that may be useful in learning more about social practice in art and design topics. Some of these resources are listed below.