Arts for the City employs ideology and practices of participatory art. Starting from 1960-s artists take “social turn” focusing their art on interaction with people, in particular, city dwellers, and co-creating art projects with them. This approach in arts was originally reflected by French art critic Nicolas Bourriaud, who defined it as “a set of artistic practices which take as their theoretical and practical point of departure the whole of human relations and their social context, rather than an independent and private space” (Bourriaud, N. Relational Aesthetics 1998 : 113).

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