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'Culture cannot be dissociated from development in any society'

If we recognise that in most policy discourses, such as those produced by UNESCO and the United Nations, capacity building is seen as a critical element to social cohesion, we can thus begin to understand the connection between artistic research and social cohesion, as, in sharing their knowledge and skills locally, artists become the capacity builders. This model of capacity building also offers a chance to redefine and challenge traditional top down approaches to capacity building, offering the chance to evaluate the benefits of a bottom up approach, as a key quality of artistic research is that the artistic research process is democratic, and artist-led.

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