What is the purpose of an alternative art school? – Reading Group

i am posting this on behalf of: SHORT TERM SOLUTIONS

As part of our ongoing events programme Short Term Solutions invite you to the Sunday debates series in our semi-project space.

What is the purpose of an alternative art school?

The Independent Art School reading group on art/education

The reading group is an ongoing project to generate artist-led debate on what art education is, should and could be. The aim is to generate new writing

Over a series of sunday evening beers/ sunday morning brunches we will listen to podcasts, read radical 60s texts, debates in the art press and current policy articles.

Debate, dissent, consent, drop in, drop out.

Be a critical observer and/or generate debate and new writing.

Hope you can make it to one or all of the following reading groups:

Sunday 5 December 2010
6pm

We will listen to and discuss recent podcasts on art education

Overview of current art/education literature; suggestions for future reading group texts

Sunday 9 January 2011
Coffee, croissants brunch 11 am

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich

Sunday 6 February 2011
6pm

Current policy articles

Sunday 6 March 2011
Coffee & Croissants brunch 11 am

Manifesta 6 Notes for an Art School

All events: Studio 1, Cell Studios, Cambridge Heath Road, London

Short Term Solutions are a changing group of artists and curators interested in alternative art education. STS collaborate with a number of guest alternative art institutions and artists to create a monthly event and critical space for experimentation, critique and other social/cultural offerings. To join the mailing list and find out about future events e-mail shorttermsolutions@gmail.com

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