How can writing become a tool, material or the medium within the production of art? Can writing stimulate imagination, reflection and the process of making? Is there a spatial dimension to writing?
This course provides further theoretical and practical knowledge of the mediation, communication and presentation of an art practice. The teaching runs parallel with the students' individual or group work. The course will underline the necessity of incorporating mediation as part of the development of their work, and enhance students' knowledge of different forms of communication, contexts and audiences.
Week 46, November 12, 13, 14, 2015, 9.00 am–5.00 pm
PARTICIPATORY PRACTICES IN ART AND ARCHITECTURE – Listening, Translating and Curating
The two-day symposium aims to reexamine the issue of participation in contemporary art and architecture practices. In recent decades, art’s and architecture’s engagement with concerned publics and communities have manifested in a wide range of ways. These participatory efforts have also been frequently criticized by political scientists, geographers, planning theorists, architects, artists and art theorists: instead of creating more democratic spatial processes and outcomes, it has been argued...