Results tagged by Education

The Toponomy of the Classroom

The Toponomy of the Classroom

Certain spaces produce certain practices. We are tempted to think in dichotomies: for example, form and content, but often overlook a third element—space. The same occurs in education, where we often think of what is taught and how it is taught, overlooking where it is taught. This article thinks through how spaces produce certain kinds of practices, following guidelines set by Michel Foucault. Veldkamp compares the most prevalent educational spaces to engaged practices and wonder what spaces engaged practices need.

From ‘Collective Anonymity’ to ‘Individual Mark’

From ‘Collective Anonymity’ to ‘Individual Mark’

The question of artistic or arts-based education, learning, and training has all too often only been posed and concerned with the performance of institutions inherited from the colonial period, as if ancient African societies were foreign to it. This undoubtedly justifies a certain disconnection between the current art system and the public to a point where the idea of art as an activity strictly practiced by white people has increasingly become attached to its social life.