This project aims at applying arts-based methodologies to explore Asian-Canadian youth identities in Canada. The main research question is: if and how are art-based research methods relevant in exploring hyphenated youth cultural and migrant identities in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada’s largest and diverse metropolitan setting? Youth participants were introduced to visual arts (Self Portraits and Relational Maps), and to drama (Readers’ Theatre) - two arts-based methodologies considered effective methods for individual level of identity exploration. A key objective was to receive feedback from youth participants on the effectiveness and relevance of such tools in exploring their Asian-Canadian identities.
|Short title||Arts-based participatory research approach|
|Effective start/end date||1/11/19 → 1/05/21|
- Universidade Católica Portuguesa
- York University Toronto (lead)
UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):
- Arts-based participatory research approach
- Youth identities
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