ART & EDUCATION
19 May 2006
12 noon - 2 pm
Preamble: On the conference
Session: An education as an institution of contemporary society.
Viktor Misiano: Towards the new Enlightenment.
In the contemporary art world the reference to the objectives of the education implies rather a sort of organic form of creative activity than a form of transmission of professional experience. In the art academies of today it’s the students who teach their professor, not otherwise.
Georg Schoellhammer: The documenta 12 Magazine
Over the next year, documenta 12 will open a dialogue with around 70 magazines, journals and online media from all over the world; a network will be created that aims to explore and discuss topics of current interest and relevance (not only) to the documenta 12. This dialogue will focus on three main themes – modernity as antiquity, subjectification and education – with particular emphasis being placed on reflecting the interests and specific knowledge of the respective local
2 pm – 3 pm Lunch break
3 pm – 6 pm
Session: The different approaches to the education in the visual arts field
Ekaterina Degot: Listening to Visual Arts: Education as an Alternative Art Model
Why education is the latest slogan in visual arts field - and does it cancel the previous hope for "communication"?
Anton Vidokle: European biennale Manifesta 6: a new form - the School of contemporary art.
Joseph Backstein: The New educational strategies in the contemporary art field
Aidan Salakhova: The teaching in the Moscow State Institute of Surikov: an experience.
Elena Kolovskaya: On educational program for young artists in the PRO ARTE Institute (since 2000).
It’s a two years course, which consist of the lectures on history and theory of XXth century art, work-shops of Russian and foreign artists as well as the training in a multimedia laboratory of PRO ARTE Institute.
20 May 2006
12 noon – 2 pm
Session: The perspectives of a theoretical training.
Krassimira Loukitcheva: Theory in the field of contemporary art and the practice of the university education.
The highlighted issues: theoretical and methodological dominant in the research strategies in contemporary art, which is predetermine by its own nature; the two main shaping powers of contemporary education field, which still are in contradiction: the State education standards and the enrollment of Russia in Bologna process; the models of the theoretical perspectives of the educational programs in the field of contemporary art.
Nicolaus Schafhausen: Do not trust your audience - in how far do art institutions have to deal with new social realities.
There is not just one specific audience. The idea of the specific, well educated and informed public does not exist anymore. Today we are confronted with many different sorts of audiences with for instance many different expectations.
The public is basically not confident anymore in itself. This means that we have to ask ourselves constantly: which public feels itself represented by what we do when and in the way how we are programming art institutions. One of the key questions will be: who do we want be our audience ?
Ekaterina Andreeva: Multidisciplinary method in theory and history of XXth century art: two examples (from year 2004 to 1933).
The lecture is dedicated to a brief analysis of two art histories of XXth century: Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism , by Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain Bois, Benjamin Buchloh (Thames & Hudson, 2004) and Synthetic Art History by I.I. Ioffe (Leningrad, 1933).
Olia Lialina: New Media as an education field but not the field of activity
Ludmila Bredikhina: The presentation of an anthology Gender Theory and Art, edited by L. Bredihkina and C. Deepwell
2 pm – 3 pm Lunch break
3 pm – 5 pm
round table: the ways of shaping of en editorial program of educational support in the field of contemporary art
Alexander Sokolov (moderator)