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Ritual: Live Art or Group Therapy?

The title of this essay is a response to an article in the Artist's Newsletter entitled "Community Arts: Art or Therapy?".
However, the content explores whether or not sacred ceremony can be considered as a genre within visual art, and concludes that, with some important provisos, received wisdom distinguishing between the two types of activity is outdated and ill-informed.

Ritual_and_The_Turner_Prize.PDF Live_Art_or_Group_Therapy.pdf Ritual_and_Empowerment.pdf I_just_want_to_make_people_think.pdf