With Not For, the Future of Children and Theatre
Originally published in ASSITEJ Magazine (2018)
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PICA for the People (2017)
Darren’s report for his consultation with the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. The report outlines the research he did to help PICA develop a youth-engagement strategy.
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Performing Young Enterprise, The Youth Arts Landscape, Toronto, Canada (2013)
Darren’s thesis for his M.Sc. in urban planning from the University of Toronto.
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Katarina Seda (2012)
Darren’s interviewed performance artist Katarina Seda for Believer Magazine.
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The Mammalian Protocol for Collaborating with Children and Young People (2012)
Darren’s rights-based approach to artistic collaborations with children, based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Universal Declaration on Human Rights, The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and The Declaration of the Child’s Right to Play. Using the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as framework, in particular, Articles 5, 12, 13, 15, 19, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 36, Darren developed specific protocols for dealing with common situations when collaborating with children and the institutions in which children are most commonly engaged including the family, schools, community and cultural centres and arts organizations.
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Eat, Meet and other tactics to chew my way to Sesame Street (2009)
Darren writes about the use of dinners in his artistic practice. Published in Coach House Books’ Edible City.
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The Gardiner Garden of the Multitude:
visions of provision
(2007)
Darren and Dr. Marney Issac write about converting the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto into a garden. Published in Coach House Books’ Greentopia.
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