Socially engaged art & the Commons – session #6 report

The sixth session of ART as/is SOCIAL, 'Socially engaged art & the Commons', took place on the 19th of July in ZK/U Center for Art and Urbanistics. This session was hosted by Rebecca Beinart, one of ZK/U's artists in residence. Rebecca is an artist, educator and curator based in Nottingham, UK, who focuses on engagement … Continue reading Socially engaged art & the Commons – session #6 report

Socially engaged artistic practices as urban pedagogy – session #5 report

The fifth session of ART as/is SOCIAL, which took place on the 5th of July, discussed the notion of urban pedagogy in relation to socially engaged artistic practices. Urban pedagogy consists in empowering citizens to take on socio-political issues related to the city themselves by raising awareness and offering tools, and brings together artistic work, … Continue reading Socially engaged artistic practices as urban pedagogy – session #5 report

19/07/2017 19.00 GUEST SESSION #6: Socially engaged art & the Commons

© Ian Nesbitt, The Commoners' Fair, Nottingham, 2016. Cider: Blue Barrel Cider, Photo: Reece Straw ‘ART as/is SOCIAL: On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice’ is a new discursive format with close readings, discussions and case studies around the topic of socially engaged artistic practices, organized at ZK/U Center for Art and Urbanistics in Berlin. … Continue reading 19/07/2017 19.00 GUEST SESSION #6: Socially engaged art & the Commons

Socially engaged art institutions – session #4 report

The fourth session of ART as/is SOCIAL, which was entitled 'Socially engaged art institutions' and took place on the 21st of June in the ZK/U Center for Art and Urbanistics Berlin, concerned itself with the unique potential of contemporary, hybrid institutional forms (like ZK/U) to engage in society and facilitate artistic intervention. The text under … Continue reading Socially engaged art institutions – session #4 report

05/07/2017 19.00 SESSION #5: Socially engaged artistic practices as urban pedagogy

© Center for Urban Pedagogy, The Street Vendor Project ART as/is SOCIAL: On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice’ is a new discursive format with close readings, discussions and case studies around the topic of socially engaged artistic practices. SESSION #5: 'Socially engaged artistic practices as urban pedagody' will concern itself with the ways in … Continue reading 05/07/2017 19.00 SESSION #5: Socially engaged artistic practices as urban pedagogy

21/06/2017 19.00 SESSION #4: Socially engaged art institutions

‘ART as/is SOCIAL: On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice’ is a new discursive format with close readings, discussions and case studies around the topic of socially engaged artistic practices. SESSION #4: ‘Socially engaged art institutions’ will concern itself with the unique potential of contemporary, hybrid institutional forms (like ZK/U) to engage in society … Continue reading 21/06/2017 19.00 SESSION #4: Socially engaged art institutions

The (public) space of socially engaged art – session #3 report

During the third session of ART as/is SOCIAL, 'The (public) space of socially engaged art' , that had place on the 7th of June at ZK/U, we discussed Chantal Mouffe's presentation 'Which Public Space for Critical Artistic Practices?'. Departing from Mouffe's notion of the public, we discussed the many interrelations between art, its space and … Continue reading The (public) space of socially engaged art – session #3 report