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Relational Aesthetics

Peter Blouw

Published: 2010-03-19

As an introduction to the concept of relational aesthetics, this paper considers improvisation as a form of relational art and examines a number of arguments both for and against the social value of an aesthetics that privileges practices over products.

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If people talked the way they drummed in improvisation, then I think the world would be a lot nicer…

– Youth participant, ICASP improvisation workshop