This book provides theoretical and practical resources for teachers and students, including educators' perspectives on contemporary art, multicultural education, and teaching in today's classroom; writings on over 50 contemporary artists and images of their works; as well as lesson plans for using art to explore topical issues such as activism and democracy, conflict: local and global, and history and historicism. A collaboration of over one hundred artists, writers, curators, and educators from in and around the contemporary art world, this book offers materials that challenge the normative practices of arts education and traditional art history. It builds upon the pedagogy of the original volume Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education to present new possibilities and modes of understanding art, culture, and their relationships to students and ourselves.
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Onsite

Location code REF.JOE
Language

English

Keywords

art education

Publication/Creation date

2011

No of pages

432

ISBN / ISSN

9780415960854

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Foreword
Introduction

- Eungie JOO, 주은지

PartⅠ: On Education
Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education

- Zoya KOCUR, Susan CAHAN

Futures for the American Classroom: Where Do We Go From Here?

- Chitra GANESH

What's in It for Me?: Radical Common Sense in Art and Education

- Lan TUAZON

Manuscript for: A Proposition by Kara Walker: The object of Painting is the subjugated Body. The Painter is the colonizing entity. How do Paintings understand the concept of liberty? And who will teach them?
Networked Equality: Technology and Access: A discussion between Omar Wasow and Ethan Zuckerman moderated by Brian Sholis
PartⅡ: On Artists
PartⅢ: Artists' Works
PartⅣ: Integrating Curriculum

Chapter 1 Negotiating Space/ Negotiating Self

Lesson 1 Function and the Ins and Outs of Space
Lesson 2 Spaces of Transition and Traces of History on the Present
Lesson 3 Class and Unequal Development: Rights versus Privileges
Lesson 4 Pounding the Pavement: Sightings of Public Art and Interventions
Lesson 5 Leisure versus Loiter and How the Citizen became a Customer
Lesson 6 Hey You, There! Space Invaders, the Invisible Enemy
Lesson 7 Getting to Know You: Publicity of Private Narratives
Lesson 8 Dominant Spaces and their Symbolic Destruction
Lesson 9 Other Topias of Possibility: Designing Desire for the Future Part 1
Lesson 10 Other Topias of Possibility: Designing Desire for the Future Part 2
Chapther 2 Activism and Democracy

- Joseph KEEHN II

Lesson 1 Citizenship: What does it mean to be a 'Citizen'?
Lesson 2 Breaking the Nostalgic Distancing of Past Movements
Lesson 3 Questioning Hegemony: Challenging the Status Quo
Lesson 4 Not All Members: Pluralizing the Uniformity of Voices
Lesson 5 Building Citizenship: Replacing Catharsis with Direct Involvement
Lesson 6 The Vernacular: Ownership, Authorship, and Censorship
Lesson 7 Active Integration: Changing Political Agendas
Lesson 8 Imaginary Interventions
Chapter 3 Commodities, Exchange, Waste and Obsolescence

- Lan TUAZON

Lesson 1 How the Ritual and Relic Renders the (In)equality of Objects
Lesson 2 The Hidden Economy of Art and Antiquities
Lesson 3 Commodities and Circulation and Art of Service
Lesson 4 Exchange Rates and the Reevaluation of Ownership
Lesson 5 Obsolescence and the Wastebasket of History
Lesson 6 Making Something out of Nothing: Waste and the Value of Artisitic Labor
Chapther 4 Conflict: Local and Global

- Yvonne OLIVAS

Lesson 1 Relating: The Role of Subjectivity, Objectivity, and Performativity
Lesson 2 Reflection and Noise: Journaling Clashes and Quiet Moments
Lesson 3 Engaging the Local Community
Lesson 4 Assembly: Past and Present
Chapter 5 History and Historicism

- Avril SERGEON, Dina WEISS

Lesson 1 Facts and Fiction: A Constructed Connection
Lesson 2 Cross-Fertilization: Art, Craft, and Community
Lesson 3 Disrupting Convention: The Uncommissioned Portrait
Lesson 4 Authorship and Ownership: Understanding Heritage
Lesson 5 Place and Circumstance
Lesson 7 Re-enactments: New Insights on the Past
Lesson 8 The Archive as Artistic Practice
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