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SchoolA Recent History of Self-Organized Art Education

Sam Thorne - School
A chronicle of self-organized art schools and artist-run education platforms that have emerged since 2000.
Comprising a series of twenty conversations conducted by Thorne with the artists, curators, and educators behind these schools, the book maps a territory at once fertile and contested. Spanning projects in London, Lagos, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Ramallah, Berlin, and Saint Petersburg, among other locations, these critical dialogues respond to spiraling student debt, the MFA system, and the “pedagogical turn,” while offering proposals for the future of art education.
Sam Thorne is the director of the art centre Nottingham Contemporary, cofounder of Open School East and contributing editor at Frieze.
Contributions by Bik Van der Pol, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, Tania Bruguera, Chto Delat?, Sean Dockray, Olafur Eliasson, Ryan Gander, Piero Golia, Fritz Haeg, Pablo Helguera, Jakob Jakobsen, Ahmet Öğüt, Yoshua Okón, Open School East, Rupert, Wael Shawky, Tina Sherwell, Bisi Silva, Christine Tohme, Anton Vidokle.

Graphic design: John Morgan studio.
published in November 2017
English edition
12,5 x 20 cm (softcover)
384 pages (26 color ill. & 110 b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-95679-181-9
EAN : 9783956791819
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