Learning with Others (2021)

Co-taught with Irina Shapiro, Learning with Others is a seminar in the Master Education in Arts at the Piet Zwart Institute. With sessions planned amongst flora, fauna, and fungi, the seminar focuses on how educational practices might take into account the limits of the human while imagining perspectives from others, both human and non-human. Through the theoretical frameworks of Posthumanism and New Materialism, we will be asking: How might educational practices in art academies, primary schools, museums, and communities relate to multiscale, multispecies environments and contexts?

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Learning with Others (2020)

Irina Shapiro and I will be teaching a seminar together at the Piet Zwart Institute, Master Education in Arts. (2020) Learning with Others We find ourselves in the middle of a pandemic, a climate crisis, a migration crisis, and a crisis related to cultural and ecological urgencies. In the whirlwind of these larger forces, this…

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Take care and see you soon on the other side of the quarantine,

Pedagogies: Committed, Critical, In the Plural, Feral, Resistant, De-colonial, Adaptive, Tactical, Practiced, Engaged, Transformative, Listening, Situated, A Work in Process, Ecological, Embodied, Embracing, Whispering, Observant, Hidden… Finding ourselves in quarantine, I made a digital scrapbook for my Critically Committed Pedagogy students reflecting on a January day we spent in my garden. In retrospect, it felt…

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Researcher at RASL

RASL, Rotterdam Arts and Sciences Lab, is a consortium between Codarts, Arts & Culture Studies (EUR), Erasmus University College (EUR) and the Willem de Kooning Academy. Part of the work I do within RASL is to work with other partner institutes on an Erasmus + awarded body of research exploring transdisciplinary education combining the arts, humanities and sciences.

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Fault Lines: KABK Research Symposium 2019
Learning

This one-day symposium, presented by the KABK Design Lectorate, features projects being developed through the KABK Research Group 2019, with an emphasis on practice-led research. Art and design research methods to be explored include: activism, collaboration, collective making, corresponding, diagramming, drawing, enactment, filmmaking, framing, juxtaposition, letter-writing, mapping, movement, notation, pedagogy, performance, re-archiving, re-narration, salvaging, speculation, translation, visual analysis, zooming in, and more.

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Reflections on the 15th ELIA Biennial Conference
Learning

From November 21st through the 24th, the Willem de Kooning Academy and Codarts hosted the 15th ELIA Biennial Conference in Rotterdam. Two years in the planning, we welcomed over 460 delegates from art academies across the world. The conference titled Resilience and the City: Art, Education & Urbanism explored four wide-ranging themes: Shifting Centres, Shifting Margins; Art and Social Cohesion; Art and Economy and Art and Innovation.

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