Informed Consent and the Arts

Literature review and guidelines for community-based arts projects.

Prepared by Pia Smith for the Cultural Development Network on behalf of VicHealth.

Obtaining meaningful informed consent from communities and individual participants is an important and complex part of doing creative work in communities. The Informed Consent Project has wide application across the arts, community and media sectors. The report draws on the experience and expertise of professionals across these sectors to develop principles and considerations that bring together underlying ethics, issues and practice around the use of personal stories and images in the public domain.

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Informed Consent Project.pdf