A Pedagogical Turn: Brief Notes on Education as Art

“Let us begin with the simple proposition that education as a form of art making constitutes a relatively new medium. It is distinct from projects that take education and its institution, the academy, as a subject or facilitator of production and is worth examining in more detail through the following questions: How has the medium of education been historically situated? What movements and practices have conditioned its appearance? What does its circulation tell us about the academy—and art making—in the present? And finally, does the emergence of this medium represent a fad, or is it a manifestation of a larger and more sustained “pedagogical turn” in contemporary art?”

Read the informative and inspiring article – A Pedagogical Turn: Brief Notes on Education as Art  from Fillip, an online publication of art, culture and ideas. 

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