SubjectProject formulation, Artists and society
Target groupsArtists, Creative and Cultural Professions, Trainers/Coaches
Sectorsfor all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts
Level of experiencefor all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced
PrerequisitesIndividuals interested in socially engaged practices. Attitude to work in group. Basic knowledge of relational approach in didactics and art.
DescriptionTo 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.
- 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.
MethodActive 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.
ObjectivesThe 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..
- 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.
ResourcesA space (indoor or outdoor) where the group can easily stand, walk around, sit/lie on the floor. A small sound system.
EvaluationsQuestionnaire to be filled out by the participants (given and collected at the end of the session)
Support materialPhysical exercises
Other related recommended resources
- “Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991-2011”, 978-0262017343
- evaluation available