One of the key outputs of the funded network project will be the Stitching Together Good Practice Guidelines, which provide advice for facilitators of participatory textile making workshops and projects in diverse settings.
The guidelines are currently in progress: we gathered ideas at our first two network events and now have a full draft version. This will be refined in response to feedback from network members, and we aim to publish the final version in the autumn.
In developing the guidelines, we have identified a range of existing sources of advice with relevance to participatory textile making. These sources have informed the content and will also be signposted in the guidelines as ‘further reading’.
In the meantime, we thought it would be useful to provide links to the sources here. They are listed by the intended context – participatory arts, academic research or academic public engagement – but much of the advice is relevant to other contexts, so it may be worth browsing through them all.
If you have any other sources of advice to suggest, we would be very pleased to hear about them. Please get in touch!
- ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles by ArtWorks Cymru (via Artworks Alliance)
- Is This The Best It Can Be? by ArtWorks Scotland (via Artworks Alliance)
- Best Practice Guidance from Voluntary Arts
- Resources from Fun Palaces
- The Evaluator’s Cookbook: Exercises for Participatory Evaluation with Children and Young People by Angus McCabe and Katrice Horsley
- Community-based Participatory Research: A Guide to Ethical Principles and Practice by Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University & National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement
- How to … Facilitate Co-Inquiry by National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement
- Towards Ethical Principles for Participatory Design Practice by Janet Kelly
- Guidelines for Ethical Visual Research Methods by Susan Cox, Sarah Drew, Marilys Guillemin, Catherine Howell, Deborah Warr and Jenny Waycott
- Material Methods by Sophie Woodward
- Specialist Research Ethics Guidance Paper – Emotionally Demanding Research: Risks to the Researcher by University of Sheffield
- Research Ethics in the Real World by Helen Kara
- The Research Companion (2ndedition) by Petra Boynton
Academic public engagement: