Explore the concept of contemporary art, with particular regard to the interdisciplinary aspects of artistic language.

Phase(s)

Pre-Production

Subject

Project formulation, Artists and society

Target groups

Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions, Trainers/Coaches

Sectors

for all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts

Level of experience

for all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced

Prerequisites

Individuals interested in socially engaged practices. Attitude to work in group. Basic knowledge of relational approach in didactics and art.

Description

To be a contemporary artist means to understand creative practices in a crossdisciplinary way. The multidisciplinary approach to variating contexts and targets provides an optimal capacity to detect and adapt to different cultural settings with diversifeid expressive tools.

Content

  • Warming up experience
  • Tranfer of a critical vision about the endemic interdisciplinary physiognomy of today's society, to open some windows that everybody can decide to eventually continue studying.
  • General reflection and shared discussion to combine different disciplines and methods, and to expand the cultural horizons.

Method

Active methodology, putting the accent on the participants' inputs and giving them the possibility to exchange among peers. The trainer as an expert of that field acts as facilitator.

Objectives

The artist must know how to manage different disciplines, different languages, different formal and conceptual outputs in order to understand, or use, models and structures belonging to distant domains.
Moreover, being aware of the recent artistic trends in various disciplines is important for the creation of a competitive professional profile, able to work in festivals, exhibitions, contemporary arts centres, etc..

Results

  • Know how to manage different disciplines, different languages, different formal and conceptual outputs in order to understand, or use, models and structures belonging to distant domains
  • Be enriched with many different tools and strategies, and different declinations, in activities of problem solving, interaction with other artists and professionals, creative intuition and planning.

Resources

A space (indoor or outdoor) where the group can easily stand, walk around, sit/lie on the floor. A small sound system.

Evaluations

Questionnaire to be filled out by the participants (given and collected at the end of the session)

Support material

Physical exercises

Other related recommended resources

  • “Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991-2011”, 978-0262017343
  • evaluation available

Duration

4 h

Participants

8 to 15

Course language(s)

Français, Italiano, English

Past track experience

since 2013

Trainer

Pietro Gaglianò

Organisation

Centro di Creazione e Cultura

Contact

Marina Bistolfi

Tested

under the project Routes to Employment

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

Personal curriculum


This Curriculum was developed with funding from the EU programme ERASMUS+ as Strategic Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Training.
Erasmus+
This curriculum reflects only the authors’ views; the European Commission and the ERASMUS+ national agencies are not responsible for any use that may be made of the informations it contains.

Contact

Organisations

Centro di Creazione e Cultura

Centro di Creazione e Cultura (CCC) is a Florence-based association focused on artistic education and creation, aimed at fostering mobility and professional growth of talented emerging artists.