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  • Towards Other Openings: An Attempt (Raphael Daibert )
    In a poetic manner, the text combines the author's practices with current social issues and negotiates multilingually between shared knowledge, more-than-human positionality, as well as strategies of poisoning/detoxification.
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • 3 Questions for… Mirl Redman (Mirl Redmann)
    In the “3 Questions for…” interview, Mirl Redmann reflects on the history of documenta in the context of processes of othering within science and art mediation, pointing out gaps in existing research about the exhibition series that need addressing. “3 Questions for…” is a short interview format ...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Cy­borg Ex­its in the Class­room (Doris Arztmann, Eva Egermann)
    Body-​het­eroglos­sia and crip tools for dirty knowl­edges in art teach­ing Choosing the form of an email-conversation, Doris Arztmann and Eva Egermann discuss their workshop Body-Heteroglossia – u...
  • Crip Ma­te­ri­als as Forms of Un_Uni­ver­si­ty Think­ing (Eva Egermann)
    In 1990, writing about women’s studies, Elizabeth Minnich noted: ‘Invisibility itself teaches something. Students who never hear of a woman philosopher have trouble believing in such a creature.’ ...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • Recension: Radicalizing Care (Helena Schmidt)
    Radicalizing Care. Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating. Elke Krasny, Sophie Lingg, Lena Fritsch, Birgit Bosold und Vera Hofmann (Hg.) London: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Sternberg Press 2021.
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Drawing – Talking – Showing (Nadia Bader)
    The starting point of the study Drawing - Talking - Showing is the question of how communicative exchange in art teaching influences visual thinking and practice. The aim is an empirically founded and (practice-) theoretically contextualized conception of which influences and interactions arise b...
  • Drawing – Talking – Showing (Nadia Bader)
    The starting point of the study Drawing - Talking - Showing is the question of how communicative exchange in art teaching influences visual thinking and practice. The aim is an empirically founded and (practice-) theoretically contextualized conception of which influences and interactions arise b...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • Not for the im­pa­tient: (Carmen Mörsch)
    the sketch of a his­to­ry of con­flict­ing ideas and po­lit­i­cal trends in ac­tion re­search The text provides an outline of the history of action research from its beginnings in the 1920s up unti...
  • En­ab­ling ques­ti­ons (Ursula Ulrich)
    The text retraces how studying the theatrical design workshop «role kids» with primary school children from Lucerne turned into a challenging expedition. Ulrich shows how team-based action researc...
  • Review (Cornelia Dinsleder )
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  • No Thought without Language: Identities in the Plural (Bettina Eberhard, Veronika Rauschenbach)
    In dialog with the secondary school teacher Veronika Rauschenbach, the cultural agent Bettina Eberhard traces how identities are constructed. Together, they devise concrete approaches for conceiving a research project on the subject of identity, to be carried out in Rauschenbach’s class. With a c...
  • Grasping Gaps (Clara Laila Abid Alsstar, Mako Sangmongkhon)
    “Grasping Gaps” is the title of the performative radio play by Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon. They deal with the field of tension between complaint, ambivalence and L:E:E:H:R:STELLEN. They summarize the process of their artistic research in the radio play and an additional visual...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • questioning in art education (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz, Annemarie Hahn)
    This 23rd issue of the e Journal Art Education Research is dedicated to asking questions in art education. We speak of "art education" both in the sense of the academic discipline, which is shaped by various fields of reference (cf. Meyer & Sabisch 2014) and at the same time has its own waywardn...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • Impressions of the sobat sobat experience - selected answers to an online questionnaire (Gila Kolb, Ayşe Güleç)
    In September 2023, while documenta fifteen was still running, Gila Kolb created an online survey in collaboration with Ayşe Güleç. This was sent out to around 140 sobat-sobat on the situation and practice of art mediators. The article shows a selection of the answers to the questions posed, but w...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • stories of lumbung practices: mediating documenta fifteen as a sobat (Desirée Donají Hieronimus)
    For documenta fifteen, the collective ruangrupa, which had taken over the artistic direction of the Kassel exhibition, introduced the lumbung practice. To what extent the principles of this practice were applied to the Walks and Stories (exhibition tours), and how the sobat-sobat applied them to ...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Lear­ning from Kas­sel (Wanda Wieczorek, Ayşe Güleç, Carmen Mörsch)
    The fifth issue of Art Education Research, entitled «Von Kassel lernen» (Learning from Kassel) reflects on the intersection between cultural and political education, and is based on the example of ...
  • «At­tached, please find my im­age archive» (Anne Gruber)
    Based on the assignment 'image archive', Anne Gruber shows how an attentiveness she developed during her studies to questions from art theory, cultural studies and art can be integrated in her prac...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • EcoArtLab: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change (Yvonne Schmidt)
    The EcoArtLab at the Bern University of the Arts is a pilot project that aims to investigate how the interplay between artistic research and human geography or climate science can best contribute to the climate change debate. In this context, a summer school on Climate and the City was held in Be...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Sorting Shapes at the Edge of Awareness (Sascha Willenbacher)
    In this text Sascha Willenbacher deals with the practice of the cultural agent using the example of "Kulturagent.innen Schweiz". Along the concepts of ‘awareness at the margins’, ‘irritation’ and ‘subject position’, he reflects on this specific position in the conflicting fields of school and cul...
  • Art Society Education (Luise Ramm)
    In three video works, Luise Ramm seeks artistic answers to social issues in educational contexts, raising new questions along the way. The works are made up of performative elements and each deal with one of three terms: art, society, and education. The starting point for the videos is the sphere...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Collaboration + Art Education (Anja Schiefer, Annika Niemann, Eva Maria Klein, Maya Wendler, Naomi Bodner, Silke Ballath )
    The Kollaboration + Kunstunterricht (Collaboration + Art Education) podcast was produced following the seminar “Situierung zwischen den Stühlen” (Situated between the Chairs). For the seminar, four students chose to explore the concept of the in-between space in conversation with their lecturer, ...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Grasping Gaps (Clara Laila Abid Alsstar, Mako Sangmongkhon)
    “Grasping Gaps” is the title of the performative radio play by Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon. They deal with the field of tension between complaint, ambivalence and L:E:E:H:R:STELLEN. They summarize the process of their artistic research in the radio play and an additional visual...
  • Fluctuating (Havin Al-Sindy)
    In the video work “Fluctuating”, gaps become indications for a gaze that is new and has the potential to be expanded. Havin Al-Sindy asks where changes are possible and how we perceive them or become aware of them; learn to listen to them. But also where we can distance ourselves from them and re...
  • Inventing the Future: School Development as an Artistic Process (Celina Rahman , Julia Münz)
    The text "Shaping the Future. An artistic process in school development" explores concepts such as relational work, visibility and complicity. In it, Celina Rahman outlines research and discovery as a productive field of tension in artistic mediation work. The cultural agent Julia Münz translated...
  • Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts (Agnes Biya, Eva Maria Klein, Luise Ramm)
    “Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts” is a research project led by the prospective teachers Agnes Biya, Luise Ramm, and Eva Marie Klein, carried out in collaboration with the artists Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon and with the support of Silke Ballath. Togeth...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Art Society Education (Luise Ramm)
    In three video works, Luise Ramm seeks artistic answers to social issues in educational contexts, raising new questions along the way. The works are made up of performative elements and each deal with one of three terms: art, society, and education. The starting point for the videos is the sphere...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • From sitting on sifted knowledge. A reflection on the subconscious (Santi Michaela Grunewald, Zoë Katharina Haupts, Rebekka Hönnerscheid, Veronika Judith Senger)
    When did you last wash your hands? Can you still remember who it was that taught you to do it? How would you explain how we should wash our hands? While it might seem unusual to consider a simple activity like handwashing, it can make us aware of the ways in which we appropriate knowledge. We ass...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Recension: Radicalizing Care (Helena Schmidt)
    Radicalizing Care. Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating. Elke Krasny, Sophie Lingg, Lena Fritsch, Birgit Bosold und Vera Hofmann (Hg.) London: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Sternberg Press 2021.
  • … but what if the real harvest was the memes we made along the way? Looking Back at d15 through Memes (Jonathan Hohmann)
    While the ubiquity of memes did not stop at the fifteenth documenta, this was welcomed by ruangrupa. Among other things, they were officially exhibited alongside drawings, photos, sketches, and other visual documents as Harvest – that is, as the creative products of recording shared encounters. ...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • EcoArtLab: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change (Yvonne Schmidt)
    The EcoArtLab at the Bern University of the Arts is a pilot project that aims to investigate how the interplay between artistic research and human geography or climate science can best contribute to the climate change debate. In this context, a summer school on Climate and the City was held in Be...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • The Liv­ing School (Brandon LaBElle)
    The Living School was held in London from February to June 2016 in collaboration with the South London Gallery and taking place at a range of venues in the city. Focusing on the issues of social ho...
  • Mu­se­um of Burn­ing Ques­tions (Nora Sternfeld)
    Negotiating with reality at the Bergen Assembly 2016 Are exhibition contexts places of refuge for critical teaching and learning, precursors of their total economization, or both? And what does thi...
  • A Gen­tle Raw­ness (Jianan Qu)
    Before any kind of exchange, I think about being, seeing and feeling. In this sense, to feel something is more real than to study something. A comfortable way of being next to each other, with no ...
  • Questions of Inside and Outside – resolved in the utopia of communal,[1] anti-hegemonic knowledge production (Die „Universität der Ignorant_innen“)
    Everyone is ‘ignorant’ as long as marginalized knowledge is ignored, as long as knowledge is produced without critical reflection on its dimension of power. Knowledge production is linked to viole...
  • Acting Together: rethinking existing approaches to collective action (Yen Noh)
    This text investigates collective action as an artistic practice. Such practice is often collaborative and curatorial, both working within artist groups and by involving the audience and other art...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • … but what if the real harvest was the memes we made along the way? Looking Back at d15 through Memes (Jonathan Hohmann)
    While the ubiquity of memes did not stop at the fifteenth documenta, this was welcomed by ruangrupa. Among other things, they were officially exhibited alongside drawings, photos, sketches, and other visual documents as Harvest – that is, as the creative products of recording shared encounters. ...
  • Art Mediators to Be: Reflections on Foundations, Framing, and Methods in Training the sobat-sobat for documenta fifteen (Isabell Baldermann)
    This article discusses the training of art mediators for documenta fifteen, and how this affected the mediation team during the exhibition. The question of what conditions collective art mediation needs to succeed is considered from a critical perspective, analyzed along the lines of three aspect...
  • Review: *foundationClass - the book (Gürsoy Doğtaş)
    No translation available at the moment.
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • An ontology of the present. On the transformation of art educational knowledge (Anna Schürch)
    Curriculum revision projects, such as the current revision of the secondary school (Gymnasium) basis curriculum 2020-22 in Switzerland, call for a review of the content and objectives of the individual subjects and provide an opportunity to reflect on the knowledge within a subject, and the way i...
  • Review (Cornelia Dinsleder )
    No translation available at the moment.
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Towards Other Openings: An Attempt (Raphael Daibert )
    In a poetic manner, the text combines the author's practices with current social issues and negotiates multilingually between shared knowledge, more-than-human positionality, as well as strategies of poisoning/detoxification.
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • An ontology of the present. On the transformation of art educational knowledge (Anna Schürch)
    Curriculum revision projects, such as the current revision of the secondary school (Gymnasium) basis curriculum 2020-22 in Switzerland, call for a review of the content and objectives of the individual subjects and provide an opportunity to reflect on the knowledge within a subject, and the way i...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • 3 Questions for… Mirl Redman (Mirl Redmann)
    In the “3 Questions for…” interview, Mirl Redmann reflects on the history of documenta in the context of processes of othering within science and art mediation, pointing out gaps in existing research about the exhibition series that need addressing. “3 Questions for…” is a short interview format ...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • A letter to the survivors of-the-old-time (Philip Rizk)
    This letter was written in the context of the PhD-project “Listening to Land: De-neocolonizing the imaginary.” It is a piece of speculative fiction and casts a critical eye on human relations with nature through re-visiting historic and contemporary land commons, in particular the social relation...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • Un­writ­ing the Body (Fouad Asfour)
    Based on my lecture at Un_University platform in April 2016, this text is a collection of fragments from an ongoing practice of unwriting the body as deschooling option, drawing on Walter Mignolo’...
  • Cri­an­za Or The Art of Nur­tin­ing – An­dean Cos­mo­vi­sions In Com­mu­ni­ty Ed­u­ca­tion (Alejandro Cevallos, Sofía Olascoaga)
    In this Interview with Alejandro Cevallos and Sofía Olascoaga, Grimaldo Rengifo Vásquez reflects on the trajectory of his work since his essay A propósito de Freire(Nurturance in the Andes, 2001), ...
  • The violence of Explaining Myself - The Binds of Translation (Lineo Segoete)
    Lineo Segoete Die Fesseln der Übersetzung –Von der Gewalt, mich erklären zu müssen Mit Beiträgen von Liepollo Moleleki und Zachary Rosen In ihrem Beitrag zur Geschichte der Alphabetisierung und der...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • Learning Between the Real and the Possible - The Interdisciplinary Development Project AMAMuG (Lukas Bardill, Sabine Bietenhader)
    AMAMuG – an acronym for Archäologische Mustergrabung and Archäologisches Museum für Gegenwart (archeological sample excavation and archeological museum for the present) - was an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional development project that took place from April 1st, 2018 to August 1st, 2019....
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • Study­ing in Switzer­land with­in the con­text of the Bologna Process (Philippe Saner)
    The article by sociologist Philippe Saner concentrates on the current conditions for studying at Swiss universities. He critically discusses the practices and effects of the so-called «Bologna Proc...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • What are we do­ing here? (Claus Melter)
    Re­flec­tions on bar­ri­ers and dis­crim­i­na­tion in ed­u­ca­tion­al in­sti­tu­tions This text is concerned with self-reflexivity in institutions regarding the critique of barriers and discriminat...
  • Teach­ing method­ol­o­gy, re­search-​based: (Michèle Novak, Anna Schürch)
    think­ing about the re­search ap­pren­tice­ship The research apprenticeship serves the lecturers Michèle Novak and Anna Schürch as a means to introduce a format of research-oriented teaching and le...
  • The Liv­ing School (Brandon LaBElle)
    The Living School was held in London from February to June 2016 in collaboration with the South London Gallery and taking place at a range of venues in the city. Focusing on the issues of social ho...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Cri­an­za Or The Art of Nur­tin­ing – An­dean Cos­mo­vi­sions In Com­mu­ni­ty Ed­u­ca­tion (Alejandro Cevallos, Sofía Olascoaga)
    In this Interview with Alejandro Cevallos and Sofía Olascoaga, Grimaldo Rengifo Vásquez reflects on the trajectory of his work since his essay A propósito de Freire(Nurturance in the Andes, 2001), ...
  • Für­ein­an­der Sor­gen in den An­den: An­mer­kun­gen zu Pau­lo Frei­re (Grimaldo Rengifo)
    In his seminal essay Nurturance in the Andes, Grimaldo Rengifo Vásquez reflects on his early experiences with the use of the Freire literacy program in indigenous communities in northern Peru. He ...
  • Gallery ed­u­ca­tion – per­for­mance – the dif­fer­end (Carmen Mörsch, Eva Sturm)
    The paper is based on an introductory talk given at the conference Perfoming the Museum as a Public Sphere at Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, in April 2008. It parts from Charles Garoian’s thesis that a...
  • Whether we like it or not (Agnieszka Czejkowska)
    Cul­tur­al ed­u­ca­tion and re­search based on ex­ter­nal fundsUniversities, research and non-profit institutions have their dependence on external funds in common. Agnieszka Czejkowska's article d...
  • Art School with mi­gra­tion back­ground (Catrin Seefranz)
    Pre­lim­i­nary thoughts based on a study of in­equal­i­ty in the field of the art school Based on the results of the project making differences which deals with social injustice in the field of Swi...
  • Aes­thet­ic ed­u­ca­tion and art teach­ing (Paul Mecheril)
    Notes from the per­spec­tive of mi­gra­tion ped­a­gogy Rather than asking about the culture of specific migrant groups, how these cultures can be described and what enables the understanding betwee...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • Think­ing Through /Dif­fer­ence/ in Art Ed­u­ca­tion Con­texts (jan jagodzinski)
    Work­ing the Third Space and Be­yond This essay was published in 1999. It explores the difficulty of «difference» within pluriculturalist art education. It explores the dominant liberal humanist ap...
  • Or­dered Bod­ies, em­bod­ied Or­ders – about vi­su­al and lin­guis­tic rep­re­sen­ta­tion­al pat­terns of gallery ed­u­ca­tion (Stephan Fürstenberg)
    In his text, Stephan Fürstenberg focuses on dominant representational forms of the figures art mediator and public. In referencing historical image examples, he works out productions of difference...
  • AUS MIT RAUS (Eva Lausegger)
    or AM I RACIST? The text deals with an intent to deport a student at our school, the protest movement that mobilized against the deportation, and an art project with students from several courses o...
  • «Sich Verze­ich­nen» – with and through dif­fer­ences (Mikki Muhr)
    Build­ing re­la­tions and leav­ing rests in car­togra­phies What enables reflective processes, that can help to view one’s own thoughts and actions in their conditioning frameworks and to criticall...
  • The «work­shop about my­self» (Urs Bachmann, Sandra Lippuner)
    Be­tween af­fir­ma­tion and am­bi­gu­i­ty Who «belongs» and who doesn’t? What do I have to do to belong? What happens if I don’t fit the norm? The «workshop about myself» offers foster children pos...
  • How art schools ex­clude and nor­mal­ize (Philippe Saner)
    Re­flec­tions based on a par­tic­i­pa­tive re­search process Based on experiences in the participative co-research-process of Art.School.Differences, an ongoing research and development project at ...
  • The «Cab­i­net of Bad Taste» by Gus­tav E. Paza­u­rek (Imke Volkers)
    On the occasion of the special exhibition Evil Things. An Encyclopedia of Bad Taste by the Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge this article portrays The Cabinet of Bad Taste of Gustav Pazaurek. It o...
  • Is it Taste that makes the dif­fer­ence? (Rahel Puffert)
    For­ma­tion of jugde­ments of taste and so­cial in­equal­i­ty in art ed­u­ca­tion To a large extent and contrary to the common individualistic description of judgements on taste, our perceptions ar...
  • Cy­borg Ex­its in the Class­room (Doris Arztmann, Eva Egermann)
    Body-​het­eroglos­sia and crip tools for dirty knowl­edges in art teach­ing Choosing the form of an email-conversation, Doris Arztmann and Eva Egermann discuss their workshop Body-Heteroglossia – u...
  • Not for the im­pa­tient: (Carmen Mörsch)
    the sketch of a his­to­ry of con­flict­ing ideas and po­lit­i­cal trends in ac­tion re­search The text provides an outline of the history of action research from its beginnings in the 1920s up unti...
  • Re­search­ing in and to­wards dif­fer­ences and con­tra­dic­tions: (Marion Thuswald)
    in search of crit­i­cal ap­proach­es to pro­fes­sion­al­is­ing in ped­a­gog­ics There is a lack of socially critical approaches to professionalization in the education of pedagogues and also in the...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • Emergency Remote Art Education? Reflections on a study with students on art- and aesthetic-cultural educational practices in a state of emergency (Miriam Schmidt-Wetzel, Laura Zachmann)
    The article provides an overview of a study being considered an investigation of and with actors in art education and orients itself methodically/methodologically on characteristics of phenomenological case research. Subject of the qualitative-empirical study is the experience of various actors i...
  • Ask the Internet – Digital Orders of Knowledge via a Brief History of Search Engines (Shusha Niederberger )
    The way in which questions are asked influences the response to them: Do the thoughts come in a flow of inspiration, or does panic break out, as in an exam? The type of question and its context help determine how knowledge manifests itself. We who work in education know of the complex paths upon ...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... die Tiefe Kümmernis* (Die Tiefe Kümmernis)
    Die Tiefe Kümmernis, a drag queen and museum art educator, answers three questions about her work in Vienna. She first explains the origin of her name and describes the beginnings of her work as an art educator. In the second answer, she explains how user-generated content on the internet makes t...
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • Whether we like it or not (Agnieszka Czejkowska)
    Cul­tur­al ed­u­ca­tion and re­search based on ex­ter­nal fundsUniversities, research and non-profit institutions have their dependence on external funds in common. Agnieszka Czejkowska's article d...
  • A kind of punk rock, teaching machine. Queer-feministische Zines im Kunstunterricht. (Elke Zobl)
    Elke Zobel stellt Zines als eine Alternative zu den Mainstream-Medien vor, die die Möglichkeit und das Potential vielfältiger Selbstrepräsentation, des Ausdrucks anderer Seiten des Selbst und der H...
  • Em­pow­er­ment as a strat­e­gy of ac­tion against racism (Žaklina Mamutovič)
    Current antiracist education in Germany is mostly directed towards members of the majority society and conceived in their perspective. In practice, perspectives of minority member or People of Colo...
  • The orig­i­nal­i­ty of mod­ernism and oth­er west­ern myths: (Christian Kravagna)
    Art in the (post-​) colo­nial in­ter­stice Through an analysis of how 19th and 20th century European avant-garde art perpetuates and continues to affirm ideas of originality and purity and subseque...
  • Be­tween In­struc­tion and Self-​ed­u­ca­tion (Nanna Lüth)
    Didactic Pattern Analysis Starting From Art What role is played by the artworks in the representation of gallery education? From the spatial composition and the reactions of persons to the art in t...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • «By eat­ing an ap­ple, you’re eat­ing the scenery.» (Sabian Baumann, Simon Harder)
    In this interview by Simon Harder, Sabian Baumann discusses how s_he and the collaborating performers tried to conceptually and performatively queer nude drawing and its connected patriarchal unde...
  • How does school in­vest in the screen? (Simon Harder)
    In­Vis­i­bil­i­ties and so­cio-​po­lit­i­cal re­spon­si­bil­i­ty of art ed­u­ca­tion This article argues out of a queer-feminist perspective why an understanding of visibility is to be considered p...
  • Stimm­los 2 – Re­hearsal (Simon Harder)
    Stimmlos (voiceless/unvoiced/voting ticket), a series of experimental sound pieces and a work-in-progress, is based on and centred around artworks, giving rise to compact images in space and langua...
  • Every­one has to learn every­thing, or: emo­tion­al la­bor (Nana Adusei-Poku)
    “Everyone has to learn everything, or: emotional labor” is a reflection of the action-based research project “WdKA makes a difference” which took place between 2015 and 2017 at the Willem de Kooni...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Nanna Lüth ()
    Art | A Crit­i­cal Per­spec­tive on Racism | Art Ed­u­ca­tion On Fragili­ty and Re­sis­tance to edit this issue of Art Education Research that focuses on the challenges related to work in art and a...
  • Ped­a­gogy for Democ­ra­cy. Art/Ed­u­ca­tion against Racism (Nanna Lüth)
    In her editorial, Nanna Lüth connects the issue of partiality within the field of critical art education to discussions about the notion of controversy in political pedagogy. Art education, she po...
  • Für­ein­an­der Sor­gen in den An­den: An­mer­kun­gen zu Pau­lo Frei­re (Grimaldo Rengifo)
    In his seminal essay Nurturance in the Andes, Grimaldo Rengifo Vásquez reflects on his early experiences with the use of the Freire literacy program in indigenous communities in northern Peru. He ...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Em­pow­er­ment as a strat­e­gy of ac­tion against racism (Žaklina Mamutovič)
    Current antiracist education in Germany is mostly directed towards members of the majority society and conceived in their perspective. In practice, perspectives of minority member or People of Colo...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts (Agnes Biya, Eva Maria Klein, Luise Ramm)
    “Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts” is a research project led by the prospective teachers Agnes Biya, Luise Ramm, and Eva Marie Klein, carried out in collaboration with the artists Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon and with the support of Silke Ballath. Togeth...
  • Designing Spaces of Perception, Experience and Adventure: Art-Pedagogical Approaches in Dance for Young Audiences (Lea Moro , Mona De Weerdt)
    As a field of cultural-pedagogical practice, mediation establishes relationships between artistic events and their audiences that give rise to aesthetic, sensual, or even physical experiences. Within dance particularly, there is a need for programs aimed at children and young people to give stron...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Re­vis­it­ing Eval­u­a­tion (Emily Pringle)
    This text examines the important and potentially creative role that evaluation plays in participatory arts projects taking place in education contexts. A brief overview of evaluation is given befo...
  • Micro Pedagogical Leaps in the Context of Aesthetic Education (Silvia Henke, Wiktoria Furrer)
    By way of micro pedagogical leaps, this article aims to explore the current state of the major civilizational, educational and political project which is aesthetic education. The concept of micro education has yet to be outlined in terms of art education. In the educational discourse it can refer...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Reviewed: Unlearning the Museum? Coloniality and Mediation in Ethnological Museums (Gaëlle Shrot)
    In these two volumes, Das Museum Verlernen? explores the field of education in ethnographic museums through a decolonial lens. Looking at the interaction between educators, artists and activists and the institution, it sheds a light on the dilemmas faced by actors in a conflicted field, as well a...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • No Thought without Language: Identities in the Plural (Bettina Eberhard, Veronika Rauschenbach)
    In dialog with the secondary school teacher Veronika Rauschenbach, the cultural agent Bettina Eberhard traces how identities are constructed. Together, they devise concrete approaches for conceiving a research project on the subject of identity, to be carried out in Rauschenbach’s class. With a c...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Three questions for... (Hannah Horst)
    There are articles in art magazines about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research would like to transfer this format to the field of art mediation through current practice by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by making visible an art mediating position of ...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • questioning in art education (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz, Annemarie Hahn)
    This 23rd issue of the e Journal Art Education Research is dedicated to asking questions in art education. We speak of "art education" both in the sense of the academic discipline, which is shaped by various fields of reference (cf. Meyer & Sabisch 2014) and at the same time has its own waywardn...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Impressions of the sobat sobat experience - selected answers to an online questionnaire (Gila Kolb, Ayşe Güleç)
    In September 2023, while documenta fifteen was still running, Gila Kolb created an online survey in collaboration with Ayşe Güleç. This was sent out to around 140 sobat-sobat on the situation and practice of art mediators. The article shows a selection of the answers to the questions posed, but w...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • For­ma­tion of taste as «do­ing na­tion»: ob­ser­va­tions while tak­ing a break (Carmen Mörsch)
    This text documents thoughts – on the formation of taste as a hegemonial practice of nation building, on taste and distinction and on the author's own habitus – developed during repeated visits to ...
  • The taste of an­oth­er pos­si­bil­i­ty (Elke Smodics-Kuscher, Nora Sternfeld, Büro trafo. K)
    We would like to trace the oscillating logic of taste from a perspective of educational practice. How can this logic be understood, between the normalizing production of certainties on the one han...
  • How art schools ex­clude and nor­mal­ize (Philippe Saner)
    Re­flec­tions based on a par­tic­i­pa­tive re­search process Based on experiences in the participative co-research-process of Art.School.Differences, an ongoing research and development project at ...
  • Not for the im­pa­tient: (Carmen Mörsch)
    the sketch of a his­to­ry of con­flict­ing ideas and po­lit­i­cal trends in ac­tion re­search The text provides an outline of the history of action research from its beginnings in the 1920s up unti...
  • «Ma­te­r­i­al Mem­o­ry» and Post­mi­grant So­ci­ety (Jonas Bürgi)
    Pro­pos­als for col­lec­tion de­vel­op­ment and in­ter­pre­ta­tion at the Swiss Na­tion­al Mu­se­um National Museums claim authority in defining ‚cultural heritage’. Migration histories, as relativ...
  • What Emerges in the Si­lence of … (Hong-Kai Wang)
    In universities, there are various referents of knowledge. They are usually embedded in social forms of power relation in precluding rather than opening up other knowledges to us. Using ‘listening’...
  • Un­writ­ing the Body (Fouad Asfour)
    Based on my lecture at Un_University platform in April 2016, this text is a collection of fragments from an ongoing practice of unwriting the body as deschooling option, drawing on Walter Mignolo’...
  • Questions of Inside and Outside – resolved in the utopia of communal,[1] anti-hegemonic knowledge production (Die „Universität der Ignorant_innen“)
    Everyone is ‘ignorant’ as long as marginalized knowledge is ignored, as long as knowledge is produced without critical reflection on its dimension of power. Knowledge production is linked to viole...
  • The An­ti-​Lec­ture Mul­ti_Verse (Jamika Ajalon)
    (un­re­hearsed) I aim to explore the ways in which artistic practice, academic research, and the blending of multilayered narratives destabilizes traditional, hegemonic sagacity, and static structu...
  • Every­one has to learn every­thing, or: emo­tion­al la­bor (Nana Adusei-Poku)
    “Everyone has to learn everything, or: emotional labor” is a reflection of the action-based research project “WdKA makes a difference” which took place between 2015 and 2017 at the Willem de Kooni...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • What are we do­ing here? (Claus Melter)
    Re­flec­tions on bar­ri­ers and dis­crim­i­na­tion in ed­u­ca­tion­al in­sti­tu­tions This text is concerned with self-reflexivity in institutions regarding the critique of barriers and discriminat...
  • Cy­borg Ex­its in the Class­room (Doris Arztmann, Eva Egermann)
    Body-​het­eroglos­sia and crip tools for dirty knowl­edges in art teach­ing Choosing the form of an email-conversation, Doris Arztmann and Eva Egermann discuss their workshop Body-Heteroglossia – u...
  • En­ab­ling ques­ti­ons (Ursula Ulrich)
    The text retraces how studying the theatrical design workshop «role kids» with primary school children from Lucerne turned into a challenging expedition. Ulrich shows how team-based action researc...
  • Nanna Lüth ()
    Art | A Crit­i­cal Per­spec­tive on Racism | Art Ed­u­ca­tion On Fragili­ty and Re­sis­tance to edit this issue of Art Education Research that focuses on the challenges related to work in art and a...
  • Ped­a­gogy for Democ­ra­cy. Art/Ed­u­ca­tion against Racism (Nanna Lüth)
    In her editorial, Nanna Lüth connects the issue of partiality within the field of critical art education to discussions about the notion of controversy in political pedagogy. Art education, she po...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • Learning Between the Real and the Possible - The Interdisciplinary Development Project AMAMuG (Lukas Bardill, Sabine Bietenhader)
    AMAMuG – an acronym for Archäologische Mustergrabung and Archäologisches Museum für Gegenwart (archeological sample excavation and archeological museum for the present) - was an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional development project that took place from April 1st, 2018 to August 1st, 2019....
  • 3 Questions for… Mirl Redman (Mirl Redmann)
    In the “3 Questions for…” interview, Mirl Redmann reflects on the history of documenta in the context of processes of othering within science and art mediation, pointing out gaps in existing research about the exhibition series that need addressing. “3 Questions for…” is a short interview format ...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • No Thought without Language: Identities in the Plural (Bettina Eberhard, Veronika Rauschenbach)
    In dialog with the secondary school teacher Veronika Rauschenbach, the cultural agent Bettina Eberhard traces how identities are constructed. Together, they devise concrete approaches for conceiving a research project on the subject of identity, to be carried out in Rauschenbach’s class. With a c...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • No Thought without Language: Identities in the Plural (Bettina Eberhard, Veronika Rauschenbach)
    In dialog with the secondary school teacher Veronika Rauschenbach, the cultural agent Bettina Eberhard traces how identities are constructed. Together, they devise concrete approaches for conceiving a research project on the subject of identity, to be carried out in Rauschenbach’s class. With a c...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • Collaboration + Art Education (Anja Schiefer, Annika Niemann, Eva Maria Klein, Maya Wendler, Naomi Bodner, Silke Ballath )
    The Kollaboration + Kunstunterricht (Collaboration + Art Education) podcast was produced following the seminar “Situierung zwischen den Stühlen” (Situated between the Chairs). For the seminar, four students chose to explore the concept of the in-between space in conversation with their lecturer, ...
  • Chair between Chair, or: On the Qualities of a Gaze and the Opening Up of New Narratives (Anna Schapiro)
    “Chair between Chair, or: On the Qualities of a Gaze and the Opening Up of New Narratives” examines different definitions and views of a supposed “neither here nor there,” developed along the lines of memory and theoretical contextualization. Anna Schapiro questions the notion of the in-between, ...
  • Emancipatory Narratives: On Vessels and Spaces of Play (Mariano Gaich)
    In my article, I engage with the question “What imaginative powers can be unfolded using artistic and theoretical framing, and to what extent can they function as vessels for emancipatory narratives?” My definition of ‘imaginative powers’ should be understood from a perspective of representation,...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • The vis­i­tors are miss­ing. Which vis­i­tors? (Nora Landkammer)
    A re­flex­ion on the Sym­po­sium KUN­ST [auf] FÜHREN The text parts from critique expressed by participants of the symposium KUNST[auf] FÜHREN in Kassel in June 2009: We had been talking about gall...
  • Art School with mi­gra­tion back­ground (Catrin Seefranz)
    Pre­lim­i­nary thoughts based on a study of in­equal­i­ty in the field of the art school Based on the results of the project making differences which deals with social injustice in the field of Swi...
  • Refugees as «ma­te­r­i­al» for art projects? (Das AntikultiAtelier)
    An­ti­kul­ti­Ate­lier We are a group of people living in Switzerland and working on asylum and migration policies, racism and representation: many of us as refugees, others as migrants or Swiss. In...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • How art schools ex­clude and nor­mal­ize (Philippe Saner)
    Re­flec­tions based on a par­tic­i­pa­tive re­search process Based on experiences in the participative co-research-process of Art.School.Differences, an ongoing research and development project at ...
  • Teach­ing the world to the arts (Wanda Wieczorek)
    Many cultural institutions today find themselves in a dilemma: On the one hand, programming should, and wants, to reach as many people as possible – especially young people, and particularly those...
  • Unterrichtssprache - Working Language (Marlene Lahmer)
    The choice of a working language influences the content and type of discussions and creates in and out groups. At an art university in the German-speaking world, should one speak English due to the...
  • What Emerges in the Si­lence of … (Hong-Kai Wang)
    In universities, there are various referents of knowledge. They are usually embedded in social forms of power relation in precluding rather than opening up other knowledges to us. Using ‘listening’...
  • Every­one has to learn every­thing, or: emo­tion­al la­bor (Nana Adusei-Poku)
    “Everyone has to learn everything, or: emotional labor” is a reflection of the action-based research project “WdKA makes a difference” which took place between 2015 and 2017 at the Willem de Kooni...
  • Sown by Scat­ter­ing: Re­flec­tions on an Un­re­al­ized Com­mis­sion for an Artis­tic Project at an Asy­lum Cen­ter (Pascal Schwaighofer)
    What are the implications of a commissioned monument that envisages a participatory process between an artist and the inhabitants of an asylum center? From defining the context and identifying the ...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • Ask the Internet – Digital Orders of Knowledge via a Brief History of Search Engines (Shusha Niederberger )
    The way in which questions are asked influences the response to them: Do the thoughts come in a flow of inspiration, or does panic break out, as in an exam? The type of question and its context help determine how knowledge manifests itself. We who work in education know of the complex paths upon ...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • 3 Questions for… Mirl Redman (Mirl Redmann)
    In the “3 Questions for…” interview, Mirl Redmann reflects on the history of documenta in the context of processes of othering within science and art mediation, pointing out gaps in existing research about the exhibition series that need addressing. “3 Questions for…” is a short interview format ...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • Flic Flac* - Feministische Materialien für den Kunstunterricht. (Elke Smodics-Kuscher, Nora Sternfeld, Büro trafo. K)
    Flic Flac* – Fe­mi­nis­ti­sche Ma­te­ria­li­en für den Kunstun­ter­richt. Mit Flic Flac* versuchen Elke Smodics-Kuscher und Nora Sternfeld vom Büro trafo.K sich den Kodierungen, Fallstricken und Wi...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • Em­pow­er­ment as a strat­e­gy of ac­tion against racism (Žaklina Mamutovič)
    Current antiracist education in Germany is mostly directed towards members of the majority society and conceived in their perspective. In practice, perspectives of minority member or People of Colo...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • Learning Between the Real and the Possible - The Interdisciplinary Development Project AMAMuG (Lukas Bardill, Sabine Bietenhader)
    AMAMuG – an acronym for Archäologische Mustergrabung and Archäologisches Museum für Gegenwart (archeological sample excavation and archeological museum for the present) - was an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional development project that took place from April 1st, 2018 to August 1st, 2019....
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • SOMEWHERE OFF THE REAL. Voice-controlled interfaces and their media-critical mediation (Malin Kuht)
    SOMEWHERE OFF THE REAL considers interfaces as conjunctions of possiblilities, histories and underlying factors of digital media. Interfaces enable and shape interaction with digital information and communication technologies. The predominantly female-coded design of voice control, which is incre...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • Institutional Diversity and Power-Critical Art Mediation at documenta fifteen (Như Ý Linda Nguyễn, Niki Vetter, Mohini Gupte, Baharak Omidfard, Aurélie Strohmaier)
    In what ways did art mediation at documenta fifteen serve to critique power, and what role did ‘diversity’ play in this? Nhu Y, Mohini, Niki, Baharak, and Aurélie offer second-order reflections, exchanging views on questions of diversity in institutional structures, critiques of power, methods an...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Three questions for... (Hannah Horst)
    There are articles in art magazines about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research would like to transfer this format to the field of art mediation through current practice by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by making visible an art mediating position of ...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Sorting Shapes at the Edge of Awareness (Sascha Willenbacher)
    In this text Sascha Willenbacher deals with the practice of the cultural agent using the example of "Kulturagent.innen Schweiz". Along the concepts of ‘awareness at the margins’, ‘irritation’ and ‘subject position’, he reflects on this specific position in the conflicting fields of school and cul...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • A kind of punk rock, teaching machine. Queer-feministische Zines im Kunstunterricht. (Elke Zobl)
    Elke Zobel stellt Zines als eine Alternative zu den Mainstream-Medien vor, die die Möglichkeit und das Potential vielfältiger Selbstrepräsentation, des Ausdrucks anderer Seiten des Selbst und der H...
  • Crit­i­cal White­ness in Ped­a­gog­i­cal Prac­tice -​ (Regina Richter, Claude Preetz)
    how to deal with one’s own role as a white teacher in a critical perspective on racism? Background text for a workshop The paper aims to encourage a critical reflection on the privileged position o...
  • Lost in edu­ca­ti­on? Kul­Tür auf! (Ahmed Shah, Nils Erhard)
    «We don’t want inclusion, nor participation, nor integration, what we want is SELF emancipation» (from Schwarzkopf BRD, JugendtheaterBüro Berlin). The paper, based on experiences from the work of ...
  • «In­te­gra­tion as An­ti-​Re­flec­tive Coat­ing» (Judith Rahner, Nicola Lauré al-Samarai)
    Con­sid­er­ing His­tor­i­cal-​Po­lit­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion and Mem­o­ry Work with Young Peo­ple of Col­or in Ger­many Dominant debates on so-called Holocaust-education in the migration society not onl...
  • AUS MIT RAUS (Eva Lausegger)
    or AM I RACIST? The text deals with an intent to deport a student at our school, the protest movement that mobilized against the deportation, and an art project with students from several courses o...
  • En­gage­ment and vis­i­bil­i­ty. Who ben­e­fits? (Henrike Plegge)
    Work­ing with young mi­grants in gallery ed­u­ca­tion and ex­hi­bi­tions In her paper, Henrike Plegge discusses different forms of participation and visibility of young migrants in a gallery educat...
  • Who hears as I do and to whom do I be­long? (Dorothee Barth)
    About the no­tion of cul­tur­al iden­ti­ty in the con­text of an (in­ter­cul­tur­al) mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the question, how the «Intercultural Music Education» can contribute to...
  • How does school in­vest in the screen? (Simon Harder)
    In­Vis­i­bil­i­ties and so­cio-​po­lit­i­cal re­spon­si­bil­i­ty of art ed­u­ca­tion This article argues out of a queer-feminist perspective why an understanding of visibility is to be considered p...
  • Micro Pedagogical Leaps in the Context of Aesthetic Education (Silvia Henke, Wiktoria Furrer)
    By way of micro pedagogical leaps, this article aims to explore the current state of the major civilizational, educational and political project which is aesthetic education. The concept of micro education has yet to be outlined in terms of art education. In the educational discourse it can refer...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • The «work­shop about my­self» (Urs Bachmann, Sandra Lippuner)
    Be­tween af­fir­ma­tion and am­bi­gu­i­ty Who «belongs» and who doesn’t? What do I have to do to belong? What happens if I don’t fit the norm? The «workshop about myself» offers foster children pos...
  • En­ab­ling ques­ti­ons (Ursula Ulrich)
    The text retraces how studying the theatrical design workshop «role kids» with primary school children from Lucerne turned into a challenging expedition. Ulrich shows how team-based action researc...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • EcoArtLab: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change (Yvonne Schmidt)
    The EcoArtLab at the Bern University of the Arts is a pilot project that aims to investigate how the interplay between artistic research and human geography or climate science can best contribute to the climate change debate. In this context, a summer school on Climate and the City was held in Be...
  • Assembling sustainable futures – Anticipatory practices and imaginations in art education (Michel Massmünster)
    The future does not just exist. We refer to it through diverse practices, assembling it as an experience in the now. The way we conceive of the future, experience it in the present, and thus also generate it socially, is the result of complex processes of production. However, historical meanings ...
  • Ask the Internet – Digital Orders of Knowledge via a Brief History of Search Engines (Shusha Niederberger )
    The way in which questions are asked influences the response to them: Do the thoughts come in a flow of inspiration, or does panic break out, as in an exam? The type of question and its context help determine how knowledge manifests itself. We who work in education know of the complex paths upon ...
  • Collaboration + Art Education (Anja Schiefer, Annika Niemann, Eva Maria Klein, Maya Wendler, Naomi Bodner, Silke Ballath )
    The Kollaboration + Kunstunterricht (Collaboration + Art Education) podcast was produced following the seminar “Situierung zwischen den Stühlen” (Situated between the Chairs). For the seminar, four students chose to explore the concept of the in-between space in conversation with their lecturer, ...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Inventing the Future: School Development as an Artistic Process (Celina Rahman , Julia Münz)
    The text "Shaping the Future. An artistic process in school development" explores concepts such as relational work, visibility and complicity. In it, Celina Rahman outlines research and discovery as a productive field of tension in artistic mediation work. The cultural agent Julia Münz translated...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • Grasping Gaps (Clara Laila Abid Alsstar, Mako Sangmongkhon)
    “Grasping Gaps” is the title of the performative radio play by Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon. They deal with the field of tension between complaint, ambivalence and L:E:E:H:R:STELLEN. They summarize the process of their artistic research in the radio play and an additional visual...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • A letter to the survivors of-the-old-time (Philip Rizk)
    This letter was written in the context of the PhD-project “Listening to Land: De-neocolonizing the imaginary.” It is a piece of speculative fiction and casts a critical eye on human relations with nature through re-visiting historic and contemporary land commons, in particular the social relation...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • On Current Research in Swiss Art Education. An interview with Ruth Kunz in October 2019 (Ruth Kunz, Gila Kolb)
    The symposium Der professionalisierte Blick (The Professionalized Gaze) took place in 2019, shortly before the volume of the same name was published. For the first issue of the SFKP e Journal Art Education Research, which focuses on current art education research in Switzerland, the interview wit...
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... die Tiefe Kümmernis* (Die Tiefe Kümmernis)
    Die Tiefe Kümmernis, a drag queen and museum art educator, answers three questions about her work in Vienna. She first explains the origin of her name and describes the beginnings of her work as an art educator. In the second answer, she explains how user-generated content on the internet makes t...
  • stories of lumbung practices: mediating documenta fifteen as a sobat (Desirée Donají Hieronimus)
    For documenta fifteen, the collective ruangrupa, which had taken over the artistic direction of the Kassel exhibition, introduced the lumbung practice. To what extent the principles of this practice were applied to the Walks and Stories (exhibition tours), and how the sobat-sobat applied them to ...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • Be­tween In­struc­tion and Self-​ed­u­ca­tion (Nanna Lüth)
    Didactic Pattern Analysis Starting From Art What role is played by the artworks in the representation of gallery education? From the spatial composition and the reactions of persons to the art in t...
  • Crip Ma­te­ri­als as Forms of Un_Uni­ver­si­ty Think­ing (Eva Egermann)
    In 1990, writing about women’s studies, Elizabeth Minnich noted: ‘Invisibility itself teaches something. Students who never hear of a woman philosopher have trouble believing in such a creature.’ ...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • stories of lumbung practices: mediating documenta fifteen as a sobat (Desirée Donají Hieronimus)
    For documenta fifteen, the collective ruangrupa, which had taken over the artistic direction of the Kassel exhibition, introduced the lumbung practice. To what extent the principles of this practice were applied to the Walks and Stories (exhibition tours), and how the sobat-sobat applied them to ...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • Under Review: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts (Isabel Eisfeld)
    Isabelle Eisfeld, an art teacher at a Berlin comprehensive school, assesses the text anthology Untie to Tie: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts for its practicability in real-world contexts. She reflects upon three articles and their potential to shape school materials to be more diverse, and ...
  • Micro Pedagogical Leaps in the Context of Aesthetic Education (Silvia Henke, Wiktoria Furrer)
    By way of micro pedagogical leaps, this article aims to explore the current state of the major civilizational, educational and political project which is aesthetic education. The concept of micro education has yet to be outlined in terms of art education. In the educational discourse it can refer...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • Micro Pedagogical Leaps in the Context of Aesthetic Education (Silvia Henke, Wiktoria Furrer)
    By way of micro pedagogical leaps, this article aims to explore the current state of the major civilizational, educational and political project which is aesthetic education. The concept of micro education has yet to be outlined in terms of art education. In the educational discourse it can refer...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Micro Pedagogical Leaps in the Context of Aesthetic Education (Silvia Henke, Wiktoria Furrer)
    By way of micro pedagogical leaps, this article aims to explore the current state of the major civilizational, educational and political project which is aesthetic education. The concept of micro education has yet to be outlined in terms of art education. In the educational discourse it can refer...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • Art School with mi­gra­tion back­ground (Catrin Seefranz)
    Pre­lim­i­nary thoughts based on a study of in­equal­i­ty in the field of the art school Based on the results of the project making differences which deals with social injustice in the field of Swi...
  • A post­colo­nial per­spec­tive on il­le­gal­ized im­mi­gra­tion in Switzer­land: (Francesca Falk)
    On de­por­ta­tions, the «ex­change with Africa» and the fear of re­verse col­o­niza­tion In her text, Francesca Falk connects contemporary illegalized immigration and the postcolonial constellation...
  • Refugees as «ma­te­r­i­al» for art projects? (Das AntikultiAtelier)
    An­ti­kul­ti­Ate­lier We are a group of people living in Switzerland and working on asylum and migration policies, racism and representation: many of us as refugees, others as migrants or Swiss. In...
  • Aes­thet­ic ed­u­ca­tion and art teach­ing (Paul Mecheril)
    Notes from the per­spec­tive of mi­gra­tion ped­a­gogy Rather than asking about the culture of specific migrant groups, how these cultures can be described and what enables the understanding betwee...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • «In­te­gra­tion as An­ti-​Re­flec­tive Coat­ing» (Judith Rahner, Nicola Lauré al-Samarai)
    Con­sid­er­ing His­tor­i­cal-​Po­lit­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion and Mem­o­ry Work with Young Peo­ple of Col­or in Ger­many Dominant debates on so-called Holocaust-education in the migration society not onl...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • «Sich Verze­ich­nen» – with and through dif­fer­ences (Mikki Muhr)
    Build­ing re­la­tions and leav­ing rests in car­togra­phies What enables reflective processes, that can help to view one’s own thoughts and actions in their conditioning frameworks and to criticall...
  • En­gage­ment and vis­i­bil­i­ty. Who ben­e­fits? (Henrike Plegge)
    Work­ing with young mi­grants in gallery ed­u­ca­tion and ex­hi­bi­tions In her paper, Henrike Plegge discusses different forms of participation and visibility of young migrants in a gallery educat...
  • Who hears as I do and to whom do I be­long? (Dorothee Barth)
    About the no­tion of cul­tur­al iden­ti­ty in the con­text of an (in­ter­cul­tur­al) mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the question, how the «Intercultural Music Education» can contribute to...
  • Mem­o­ry, Archive and Me­di­a­tion (Felipe Polanía)
    Ap­proach­es for me­di­a­tion prac­tice with refugees Is it possible to speak of a collective memory of people who have fled their places of home? Can mediation contribute to contruct a collective ...
  • «Ma­te­r­i­al Mem­o­ry» and Post­mi­grant So­ci­ety (Jonas Bürgi)
    Pro­pos­als for col­lec­tion de­vel­op­ment and in­ter­pre­ta­tion at the Swiss Na­tion­al Mu­se­um National Museums claim authority in defining ‚cultural heritage’. Migration histories, as relativ...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Nanna Lüth ()
    Art | A Crit­i­cal Per­spec­tive on Racism | Art Ed­u­ca­tion On Fragili­ty and Re­sis­tance to edit this issue of Art Education Research that focuses on the challenges related to work in art and a...
  • Ped­a­gogy for Democ­ra­cy. Art/Ed­u­ca­tion against Racism (Nanna Lüth)
    In her editorial, Nanna Lüth connects the issue of partiality within the field of critical art education to discussions about the notion of controversy in political pedagogy. Art education, she po...
  • Review: *foundationClass - the book (Gürsoy Doğtaş)
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  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • The vis­i­tors are miss­ing. Which vis­i­tors? (Nora Landkammer)
    A re­flex­ion on the Sym­po­sium KUN­ST [auf] FÜHREN The text parts from critique expressed by participants of the symposium KUNST[auf] FÜHREN in Kassel in June 2009: We had been talking about gall...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • Per­for­ma­tive in­ter­ven­tions (Sandra Ortmann)
    A performance script for the exhibitions Fomuška, by Micol Assaël, and Frühling, by Pawel Althamer and children living in Kassel, at Kunsthalle Fridericianum Performtive interventions, as a format,...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Gallery ed­u­ca­tion – per­for­mance – the dif­fer­end (Carmen Mörsch, Eva Sturm)
    The paper is based on an introductory talk given at the conference Perfoming the Museum as a Public Sphere at Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, in April 2008. It parts from Charles Garoian’s thesis that a...
  • Au­ton­o­my with­in the in­sti­tu­tion (Microsilions – Olivier Desvoignes/Marianne Guarino-Huet)
    To­wards a crit­i­cal art ed­u­ca­tion The performative production of the institution is at the center of the contribution by the artists/art educators collective microsillons. They discuss their r...
  • Lear­ning from Kas­sel (Wanda Wieczorek, Ayşe Güleç, Carmen Mörsch)
    The fifth issue of Art Education Research, entitled «Von Kassel lernen» (Learning from Kassel) reflects on the intersection between cultural and political education, and is based on the example of ...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • Be­tween In­struc­tion and Self-​ed­u­ca­tion (Nanna Lüth)
    Didactic Pattern Analysis Starting From Art What role is played by the artworks in the representation of gallery education? From the spatial composition and the reactions of persons to the art in t...
  • In­hab­it­ed, fa­mil­iar, dis­rupt­ed. (Microsilions – Olivier Desvoignes/Marianne Guarino-Huet)
    An «oth­er» in­sti­tu­tion of con­tem­po­rary art in rep­re­sen­ta­tions of gallery ed­u­ca­tion? This article develops a description of two regimes of representation at the center of communication...
  • Mediation of Realities: The Society of Friends of Halit (Ayşe Güleç)
    Carried out as part of documenta 14 in Kassel, The Society Friends of Halit focused on the crimes of the National Socialist Underground (NSU) and its belated prosecution. Though it received overwh...
  • Flight of Riddles – Thinking Through the Difficult Legacy of Progressive Art Education in Austria (Karin Schneider, Andrea Hubin)
    Andrea Hubin and Karin Schneider’s contribution gives an insight into their explorations of Austrian art education’s difficult legacy. Reflecting on the boundaries, aversions, distortions, interru...
  • Ephemeral practices. The research project "The Art Educator's Walk "– Agency and Attitude of Art Mediators by Example of the documenta 14 exhibition in Kassel" (2017-18) (Gila Kolb)
    How exactly do art mediators create a situation in which a mediation of contemporary art can take place? What kind of attitude must they adopt toward their art mediating activities? Which strategies do they develop thereby? In answer to these questions, at the documenta 14 exhibition (2017) twent...
  • Being exposed as a lecturer. Proposal for a reflexive positioning of university teaching on the exemplary basis of art pedagogy (Bernadett Settele)
    To reflect on teaching art education "from art" (see Sturm 2011), I select being exposed as a starting point. Being exposed marks a place on the threshold between the critical appreciation of action and its conditions and a perspective that makes it possible to consider its passive aspects (see S...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Three questions for... (Hannah Horst)
    There are articles in art magazines about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research would like to transfer this format to the field of art mediation through current practice by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by making visible an art mediating position of ...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • «Mu­sic has a mean­ing to me» (Martina Krause-Benz)
    Mean­ing con­struc­tion in mu­sic class­es as a di­men­sion of mu­sic re­lat­ed ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the educational potential of music classes in which music-related meaning is constr...
  • Aes­thet­ic ar­gu­ments as a medi­um of mu­sic class­es (Christian Rolle)
    About the sig­nif­i­cance of the ar­gu­ment-​based speech about mu­sic for aes­thet­ic ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the educational potential of aesthetic arguments in music classes. The descr...
  • Mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion as crit­i­cal cul­tur­al sci­ences – re­vis­it­ed (Jürgen Vogt)
    This paper contains meta-theoretical considerations about the status of the research in music education. The author states, that music education – at least in Germany – concentrates on «Empirical ...
  • In­di­vid­ual con­cepts of mu­sic teach­ers (Anne Niessen)
    An em­pir­i­cal study as a con­tri­bu­tion to ba­sic re­search in mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion This paper gives an insight into an empirical study about individual concepts of music teachers. Interviews abo...
  • Be­tween canon an so­cio-​cul­ture (Olivier Blanchard, Jürg Huber)
    Ex­plo­rations on the field of school mu­sic in the Ger­man speak­ing part of Switzer­land This paper presents an explorative study about music classes in «Sekundarschulen» and «Gymnasien» in the G...
  • Who hears as I do and to whom do I be­long? (Dorothee Barth)
    About the no­tion of cul­tur­al iden­ti­ty in the con­text of an (in­ter­cul­tur­al) mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the question, how the «Intercultural Music Education» can contribute to...
  • Learned dur­ing leisure time, processed in school (Christoph Marty)
    The aim of the praxis-based research project in music pedagogy presented in this contribution involves in-class processing of musical competence and knowledge that music students have acquired out...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • What are we do­ing here? (Claus Melter)
    Re­flec­tions on bar­ri­ers and dis­crim­i­na­tion in ed­u­ca­tion­al in­sti­tu­tions This text is concerned with self-reflexivity in institutions regarding the critique of barriers and discriminat...
  • Para­dox and dis­sent (Groupe l’Aventin)
    re­flex­ions on the­atre ed­u­ca­tion in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety The paper reflects on a theatre education project the Groupe l’Aventin developed with migrant women attending at the association Camar...
  • Cy­borg Ex­its in the Class­room (Doris Arztmann, Eva Egermann)
    Body-​het­eroglos­sia and crip tools for dirty knowl­edges in art teach­ing Choosing the form of an email-conversation, Doris Arztmann and Eva Egermann discuss their workshop Body-Heteroglossia – u...
  • Un­learn­ing to Re­late (Annette Krauss)
    How to approach processes of unlearning physically, intellectually, and collaboratively? This question has been at the core of my study and practice of unlearning in different constellations at the...
  • Counter/Act­ing: Per­for­ma­tive Poros­i­ty (Elke Krasny)
    Based on Counter/Acting, a symposium at the Institute for Education in the Arts at Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts in cooperation with Kunsthalle Wien, this text opens up links between possible acti...
  • Crip Ma­te­ri­als as Forms of Un_Uni­ver­si­ty Think­ing (Eva Egermann)
    In 1990, writing about women’s studies, Elizabeth Minnich noted: ‘Invisibility itself teaches something. Students who never hear of a woman philosopher have trouble believing in such a creature.’ ...
  • Questions of Inside and Outside – resolved in the utopia of communal,[1] anti-hegemonic knowledge production (Die „Universität der Ignorant_innen“)
    Everyone is ‘ignorant’ as long as marginalized knowledge is ignored, as long as knowledge is produced without critical reflection on its dimension of power. Knowledge production is linked to viole...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • BIGLERWEIBEL. The fifth Column of Bodies (BIGLERWEIBEL)
    Social media and advertising produce and convey images of female bodies that, in keeping with current values and beauty ideals, are considered normal and desirable. The GIF series of the artist duo BIGLERWEIBEL reduces the artists' own female bodies to form and materiality. In active opposition t...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • Impressions of the sobat sobat experience - selected answers to an online questionnaire (Gila Kolb, Ayşe Güleç)
    In September 2023, while documenta fifteen was still running, Gila Kolb created an online survey in collaboration with Ayşe Güleç. This was sent out to around 140 sobat-sobat on the situation and practice of art mediators. The article shows a selection of the answers to the questions posed, but w...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... die Tiefe Kümmernis* (Die Tiefe Kümmernis)
    Die Tiefe Kümmernis, a drag queen and museum art educator, answers three questions about her work in Vienna. She first explains the origin of her name and describes the beginnings of her work as an art educator. In the second answer, she explains how user-generated content on the internet makes t...
  • … but what if the real harvest was the memes we made along the way? Looking Back at d15 through Memes (Jonathan Hohmann)
    While the ubiquity of memes did not stop at the fifteenth documenta, this was welcomed by ruangrupa. Among other things, they were officially exhibited alongside drawings, photos, sketches, and other visual documents as Harvest – that is, as the creative products of recording shared encounters. ...
  • 3 Questions for: Barnaby Drabble (Barnaby Drabble)
    For his latest book, Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Barnaby Drabble traveled across Europe by bicycle, in order to investigate various projects and initiatives by artists that engage with ecological issues in different ways. Here, the author, curator, and rese...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Participatory spaces of aesthetic education Transferring a museum-pedagogical program with theater methods (Bettina Gassmann)
    The basis of this contribution is formed by my master thesis at the FHNW School of Education (PH), which centers on aesthetic education. The aim of this work was to activate students to participate in the educational field of the school with a workshop using the theatrical methods of Augusto Boal...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • On Being Somewhere Between a Teacher and Everything Else (Dori Förster, Vanessa Gelbke, Silja Cruz Hahne, Lea Maria Manthei, Thea Schüle)
    We are five people who are each studying at the HBK Braunschweig or have done. We met during the seminar “Situated between the Chairs” and all want to become teachers – whether sooner or later, absolutely determined or still thinking about it. At the same time, we are also (performance) artists, ...
  • Re­vis­it­ing Eval­u­a­tion (Emily Pringle)
    This text examines the important and potentially creative role that evaluation plays in participatory arts projects taking place in education contexts. A brief overview of evaluation is given befo...
  • Festival Structure as Format: Performance, Research, and Education (Benjamin Sunarjo, Gisela Hochuli)
    The ACT Performance Festival is an annual event in Switzerland that has been offering a platform for students to showcase performance art since 2003, initiated by art academies in Zurich, Lucerne, Sierre, Geneva, Bern, and Basel. Benjamin Sunarjo and Gisela Hochuli have each been involved in the ...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • Agency at the mar­gins of pow­er (Andrea Hubin)
    Lo­cat­ing a gallery ed­u­ca­tion that op­er­ates with con­cepts of per­for­ma­tiv­i­ty Why is gallery education interested in performativity? Between fights for recognition, reflection on one’s ow...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • Per­for­ma­tive in­ter­ven­tions (Sandra Ortmann)
    A performance script for the exhibitions Fomuška, by Micol Assaël, and Frühling, by Pawel Althamer and children living in Kassel, at Kunsthalle Fridericianum Performtive interventions, as a format,...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Gallery ed­u­ca­tion – per­for­mance – the dif­fer­end (Carmen Mörsch, Eva Sturm)
    The paper is based on an introductory talk given at the conference Perfoming the Museum as a Public Sphere at Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, in April 2008. It parts from Charles Garoian’s thesis that a...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • Mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion as crit­i­cal cul­tur­al sci­ences – re­vis­it­ed (Jürgen Vogt)
    This paper contains meta-theoretical considerations about the status of the research in music education. The author states, that music education – at least in Germany – concentrates on «Empirical ...
  • «By eat­ing an ap­ple, you’re eat­ing the scenery.» (Sabian Baumann, Simon Harder)
    In this interview by Simon Harder, Sabian Baumann discusses how s_he and the collaborating performers tried to conceptually and performatively queer nude drawing and its connected patriarchal unde...
  • Counter/Act­ing: Per­for­ma­tive Poros­i­ty (Elke Krasny)
    Based on Counter/Acting, a symposium at the Institute for Education in the Arts at Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts in cooperation with Kunsthalle Wien, this text opens up links between possible acti...
  • Stimm­los 2 – Re­hearsal (Simon Harder)
    Stimmlos (voiceless/unvoiced/voting ticket), a series of experimental sound pieces and a work-in-progress, is based on and centred around artworks, giving rise to compact images in space and langua...
  • Participatory spaces of aesthetic education Transferring a museum-pedagogical program with theater methods (Bettina Gassmann)
    The basis of this contribution is formed by my master thesis at the FHNW School of Education (PH), which centers on aesthetic education. The aim of this work was to activate students to participate in the educational field of the school with a workshop using the theatrical methods of Augusto Boal...
  • Being exposed as a lecturer. Proposal for a reflexive positioning of university teaching on the exemplary basis of art pedagogy (Bernadett Settele)
    To reflect on teaching art education "from art" (see Sturm 2011), I select being exposed as a starting point. Being exposed marks a place on the threshold between the critical appreciation of action and its conditions and a perspective that makes it possible to consider its passive aspects (see S...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • … but what if the real harvest was the memes we made along the way? Looking Back at d15 through Memes (Jonathan Hohmann)
    While the ubiquity of memes did not stop at the fifteenth documenta, this was welcomed by ruangrupa. Among other things, they were officially exhibited alongside drawings, photos, sketches, and other visual documents as Harvest – that is, as the creative products of recording shared encounters. ...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • On Being Somewhere Between a Teacher and Everything Else (Dori Förster, Vanessa Gelbke, Silja Cruz Hahne, Lea Maria Manthei, Thea Schüle)
    We are five people who are each studying at the HBK Braunschweig or have done. We met during the seminar “Situated between the Chairs” and all want to become teachers – whether sooner or later, absolutely determined or still thinking about it. At the same time, we are also (performance) artists, ...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them (Helena Schmidt)
    The contribution "poor images - About copies in motion and where to find them" deals with the concept of so-called "poor images", after Hito Steyerl (2009), and locates it in a contemporary art mediation practice that critically examines the Internet and the resulting new pictorial phenomena and ...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Drawing – Talking – Showing (Nadia Bader)
    The starting point of the study Drawing - Talking - Showing is the question of how communicative exchange in art teaching influences visual thinking and practice. The aim is an empirically founded and (practice-) theoretically contextualized conception of which influences and interactions arise b...
  • Three questions for... (Hannah Horst)
    There are articles in art magazines about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research would like to transfer this format to the field of art mediation through current practice by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by making visible an art mediating position of ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Editorial Ausgabe 16 (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz)
    No translation available at the moment.
  • Fluctuating (Havin Al-Sindy)
    In the video work “Fluctuating”, gaps become indications for a gaze that is new and has the potential to be expanded. Havin Al-Sindy asks where changes are possible and how we perceive them or become aware of them; learn to listen to them. But also where we can distance ourselves from them and re...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • "OH, SUCK IT!" WAS JUST TOO MUCH FOR THEM. A conversation about algorithms, money and sexual education on the Internet. (Collective Feige )
    In 2018 the collective Feige, founded by Ebru Düzgün, Franziska Kabisch, Magdalena Fischer, Malu Blume and Sophie Utikal, produced the video series Love, Sex & Real Talk.
 In the 14-part web series on sexual self-determination, 11 girls and young women between the ages of 15 and 19 examine myths ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... die Tiefe Kümmernis* (Die Tiefe Kümmernis)
    Die Tiefe Kümmernis, a drag queen and museum art educator, answers three questions about her work in Vienna. She first explains the origin of her name and describes the beginnings of her work as an art educator. In the second answer, she explains how user-generated content on the internet makes t...
  • Recension: Radicalizing Care (Helena Schmidt)
    Radicalizing Care. Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating. Elke Krasny, Sophie Lingg, Lena Fritsch, Birgit Bosold und Vera Hofmann (Hg.) London: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Sternberg Press 2021.
  • Queer und DIY im Kunstunterricht. Eine Einführung (Bernadett Settele)
    In der Einführung werden die Ziele aufgezeigt, die Art Education Research Nr. 3 verfolgt: als „Schulbuch“ Anregungen aus der queer theory und den Kulturwissenschaften für den Kunstunterricht zu ver...
  • Recension: Radicalizing Care (Helena Schmidt)
    Radicalizing Care. Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating. Elke Krasny, Sophie Lingg, Lena Fritsch, Birgit Bosold und Vera Hofmann (Hg.) London: Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Sternberg Press 2021.
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • «By eat­ing an ap­ple, you’re eat­ing the scenery.» (Sabian Baumann, Simon Harder)
    In this interview by Simon Harder, Sabian Baumann discusses how s_he and the collaborating performers tried to conceptually and performatively queer nude drawing and its connected patriarchal unde...
  • Stimm­los 2 – Re­hearsal (Simon Harder)
    Stimmlos (voiceless/unvoiced/voting ticket), a series of experimental sound pieces and a work-in-progress, is based on and centred around artworks, giving rise to compact images in space and langua...
  • On the Practice of Questioning in Art Education (Rahel Puffert)
    Does art education have its own specific way of asking questions? Considering this is a field whose most prominent characteristic is to traverse diverse areas of knowledge and constantly differentiate itself, it seems to me that giving a general answer to this question is barely possible. But per...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Art Society Education (Luise Ramm)
    In three video works, Luise Ramm seeks artistic answers to social issues in educational contexts, raising new questions along the way. The works are made up of performative elements and each deal with one of three terms: art, society, and education. The starting point for the videos is the sphere...
  • Emancipatory Narratives: On Vessels and Spaces of Play (Mariano Gaich)
    In my article, I engage with the question “What imaginative powers can be unfolded using artistic and theoretical framing, and to what extent can they function as vessels for emancipatory narratives?” My definition of ‘imaginative powers’ should be understood from a perspective of representation,...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Rehearsing Researching: Re-enactment of a script through collaborative writing (Janina Krepart, Heinrich Lüber , Jules Sturm)
    This article is based on a critical engagement with the practical conditions of teaching and doing research, which are significantly influenced by the respective artistic and theoretical backgrounds of the three authors involved in this project, by the media through which they communicate and (in...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • Under Review: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts (Isabel Eisfeld)
    Isabelle Eisfeld, an art teacher at a Berlin comprehensive school, assesses the text anthology Untie to Tie: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts for its practicability in real-world contexts. She reflects upon three articles and their potential to shape school materials to be more diverse, and ...
  • Emancipatory Narratives: On Vessels and Spaces of Play (Mariano Gaich)
    In my article, I engage with the question “What imaginative powers can be unfolded using artistic and theoretical framing, and to what extent can they function as vessels for emancipatory narratives?” My definition of ‘imaginative powers’ should be understood from a perspective of representation,...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • questioning in art education (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz, Annemarie Hahn)
    This 23rd issue of the e Journal Art Education Research is dedicated to asking questions in art education. We speak of "art education" both in the sense of the academic discipline, which is shaped by various fields of reference (cf. Meyer & Sabisch 2014) and at the same time has its own waywardn...
  • Three questions for... (Hannah Horst)
    There are articles in art magazines about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research would like to transfer this format to the field of art mediation through current practice by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by making visible an art mediating position of ...
  • On Current Research in Swiss Art Education. An interview with Ruth Kunz in October 2019 (Ruth Kunz, Gila Kolb)
    The symposium Der professionalisierte Blick (The Professionalized Gaze) took place in 2019, shortly before the volume of the same name was published. For the first issue of the SFKP e Journal Art Education Research, which focuses on current art education research in Switzerland, the interview wit...
  • Editorial Ausgabe 16 (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz)
    No translation available at the moment.
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • On Current Research in Swiss Art Education. An interview with Ruth Kunz in October 2019 (Ruth Kunz, Gila Kolb)
    The symposium Der professionalisierte Blick (The Professionalized Gaze) took place in 2019, shortly before the volume of the same name was published. For the first issue of the SFKP e Journal Art Education Research, which focuses on current art education research in Switzerland, the interview wit...
  • Drawing – Talking – Showing (Nadia Bader)
    The starting point of the study Drawing - Talking - Showing is the question of how communicative exchange in art teaching influences visual thinking and practice. The aim is an empirically founded and (practice-) theoretically contextualized conception of which influences and interactions arise b...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Review (Gitta Bertram)
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  • On Being Somewhere Between a Teacher and Everything Else (Dori Förster, Vanessa Gelbke, Silja Cruz Hahne, Lea Maria Manthei, Thea Schüle)
    We are five people who are each studying at the HBK Braunschweig or have done. We met during the seminar “Situated between the Chairs” and all want to become teachers – whether sooner or later, absolutely determined or still thinking about it. At the same time, we are also (performance) artists, ...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • Von/durch/mit Pilze/n lernen (Lara Caluori)
    What role can mushrooms play in helping us rethink the relationships and communities that exist both among and beyond humans? This paper explores interactions between fungi and humans in order to gain a different perspective on such connections in times of crisis. I see a metaphor for social stru...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • A letter to the survivors of-the-old-time (Philip Rizk)
    This letter was written in the context of the PhD-project “Listening to Land: De-neocolonizing the imaginary.” It is a piece of speculative fiction and casts a critical eye on human relations with nature through re-visiting historic and contemporary land commons, in particular the social relation...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • On Explorative, Instructive Play at Primary Level: A Methodical Double-Decker (Alexandra Kunz)
    Children have questions; they ask about almost everything. Playfully, they examine, deconstruct, collect, and organize what surround them. Individual questions and active, self-directed approaches grounded in inquiry and play are increasingly used in developing educational programs at all levels....
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • Response-Ability in künstlerischer Praxis, Forschung und Lehre (Jacqueline Baum)
    The debate around climate change has become a mainstream issue in society. Students and schoolchildren are increasingly politically engaged, and this also requires an agility on the part of institutions, which now find themselves called upon to consider how sustainability can be taught, and how t...
  • From The­o­ry in­to Prac­tice – Re­search and Trans­for­ma­tion (Dolores Smith)
    The research project to which this text refers was based on the challenge to provide conditions for equal access to arts education for children and young people placed at a disadvantage - especiall...
  • What are we do­ing here? (Claus Melter)
    Re­flec­tions on bar­ri­ers and dis­crim­i­na­tion in ed­u­ca­tion­al in­sti­tu­tions This text is concerned with self-reflexivity in institutions regarding the critique of barriers and discriminat...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • AUS MIT RAUS (Eva Lausegger)
    or AM I RACIST? The text deals with an intent to deport a student at our school, the protest movement that mobilized against the deportation, and an art project with students from several courses o...
  • «Sich Verze­ich­nen» – with and through dif­fer­ences (Mikki Muhr)
    Build­ing re­la­tions and leav­ing rests in car­togra­phies What enables reflective processes, that can help to view one’s own thoughts and actions in their conditioning frameworks and to criticall...
  • Be­tween canon an so­cio-​cul­ture (Olivier Blanchard, Jürg Huber)
    Ex­plo­rations on the field of school mu­sic in the Ger­man speak­ing part of Switzer­land This paper presents an explorative study about music classes in «Sekundarschulen» and «Gymnasien» in the G...
  • The taste of an­oth­er pos­si­bil­i­ty (Elke Smodics-Kuscher, Nora Sternfeld, Büro trafo. K)
    We would like to trace the oscillating logic of taste from a perspective of educational practice. How can this logic be understood, between the normalizing production of certainties on the one han...
  • How does school in­vest in the screen? (Simon Harder)
    In­Vis­i­bil­i­ties and so­cio-​po­lit­i­cal re­spon­si­bil­i­ty of art ed­u­ca­tion This article argues out of a queer-feminist perspective why an understanding of visibility is to be considered p...
  • (Un)learn­ing Taste in the every­day (at school) (Danja Erni)
    How does my taste influence my teaching? Why, as a teacher, it almost slightly offends me if the sovereignty of my «good» (qua «educated») taste is challenged by the aesthetical preferences of stu...
  • «At­tached, please find my im­age archive» (Anne Gruber)
    Based on the assignment 'image archive', Anne Gruber shows how an attentiveness she developed during her studies to questions from art theory, cultural studies and art can be integrated in her prac...
  • Learned dur­ing leisure time, processed in school (Christoph Marty)
    The aim of the praxis-based research project in music pedagogy presented in this contribution involves in-class processing of musical competence and knowledge that music students have acquired out...
  • En­ab­ling ques­ti­ons (Ursula Ulrich)
    The text retraces how studying the theatrical design workshop «role kids» with primary school children from Lucerne turned into a challenging expedition. Ulrich shows how team-based action researc...
  • Af­ter re­flec­tion is be­fore re­flec­tion: (Andreas Bürgisser)
    think­ing about the con­di­tion­al­i­ty of col­lab­o­ra­tive the­atre ped­a­gogy in schools In his text, Andreas Bürgisser, as a former FLAKS collaborator, considers the significance of FLAKS towar...
  • The Liv­ing School (Brandon LaBElle)
    The Living School was held in London from February to June 2016 in collaboration with the South London Gallery and taking place at a range of venues in the city. Focusing on the issues of social ho...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Under Review: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts (Isabel Eisfeld)
    Isabelle Eisfeld, an art teacher at a Berlin comprehensive school, assesses the text anthology Untie to Tie: Colonial Fragments in School Contexts for its practicability in real-world contexts. She reflects upon three articles and their potential to shape school materials to be more diverse, and ...
  • Challenges of a Disciplinary Anchorage – Questions Addressed at Art Education (Anna Schürch, Sophie Vögele)
    The article investigates the contradictions associated with the formation and institutionalization of academic disciplines, and explores the anchoring of art education as a discipline in tertiary education. The text thus pursues an attempt to provide a conceptual framework for the further develop...
  • anthology of flowers (Jacqueline Baum, Ursula Jakob)
    The focus of our long-standing project Connected in Isolation was initially on the different descriptions of processes and ways of representing objects of nature from art and science - their detach...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • A kind of punk rock, teaching machine. Queer-feministische Zines im Kunstunterricht. (Elke Zobl)
    Elke Zobel stellt Zines als eine Alternative zu den Mainstream-Medien vor, die die Möglichkeit und das Potential vielfältiger Selbstrepräsentation, des Ausdrucks anderer Seiten des Selbst und der H...
  • Queer und DIY im Kunstunterricht. Eine Einführung (Bernadett Settele)
    In der Einführung werden die Ziele aufgezeigt, die Art Education Research Nr. 3 verfolgt: als „Schulbuch“ Anregungen aus der queer theory und den Kulturwissenschaften für den Kunstunterricht zu ver...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • «By eat­ing an ap­ple, you’re eat­ing the scenery.» (Sabian Baumann, Simon Harder)
    In this interview by Simon Harder, Sabian Baumann discusses how s_he and the collaborating performers tried to conceptually and performatively queer nude drawing and its connected patriarchal unde...
  • How does school in­vest in the screen? (Simon Harder)
    In­Vis­i­bil­i­ties and so­cio-​po­lit­i­cal re­spon­si­bil­i­ty of art ed­u­ca­tion This article argues out of a queer-feminist perspective why an understanding of visibility is to be considered p...
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • Humus (Christiane Hamacher)
    Humus is generally found in the uppermost layer of the earth – from around ten to thirty centimeters in depth – and is a vulnerable and fragile substance. This part of the soil is a key habitat for various living creatures and is currently in an extremely bad state across the globe. Humus is lost...
  • Towards Other Openings: An Attempt (Raphael Daibert )
    In a poetic manner, the text combines the author's practices with current social issues and negotiates multilingually between shared knowledge, more-than-human positionality, as well as strategies of poisoning/detoxification.
  • Holes through Now (Antonia Röllin)
    This audio feature is a performative search for micro-utopian moments in the everyday actions of my fellow human beings. The artistic research shows digging in small spaces as a possible reaction to the waving present. Nodes, breakthroughs, and holes accompany the listener on this flight of the c...
  • Everyday photo actions, observations, and questions - an introduction (Flurina Stuppan)
    My article presents exemplary observations of everyday photo actions in groups of adolescents and adults. The observations are written on the basis of inner images. Questions that take a critical position towards the medium of photography and society are formulated based on these observations. Th...
  • "OH, SUCK IT!" WAS JUST TOO MUCH FOR THEM. A conversation about algorithms, money and sexual education on the Internet. (Collective Feige )
    In 2018 the collective Feige, founded by Ebru Düzgün, Franziska Kabisch, Magdalena Fischer, Malu Blume and Sophie Utikal, produced the video series Love, Sex & Real Talk.
 In the 14-part web series on sexual self-determination, 11 girls and young women between the ages of 15 and 19 examine myths ...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • "OH, SUCK IT!" WAS JUST TOO MUCH FOR THEM. A conversation about algorithms, money and sexual education on the Internet. (Collective Feige )
    In 2018 the collective Feige, founded by Ebru Düzgün, Franziska Kabisch, Magdalena Fischer, Malu Blume and Sophie Utikal, produced the video series Love, Sex & Real Talk.
 In the 14-part web series on sexual self-determination, 11 girls and young women between the ages of 15 and 19 examine myths ...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • Artistic Production as a Modality for Political Action: A Manifesto (Common Action)
    Based on Olivia Wiederkehr’s Manifesto and a manuscript of a discussion in Basel between Olivia Wiederkehr, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, and Patricia Bianchi in 2018, we developed this manifesto. We understand this text as a score for a collective action in the public sphere. It addresses our current un...
  • From sitting on sifted knowledge. A reflection on the subconscious (Santi Michaela Grunewald, Zoë Katharina Haupts, Rebekka Hönnerscheid, Veronika Judith Senger)
    When did you last wash your hands? Can you still remember who it was that taught you to do it? How would you explain how we should wash our hands? While it might seem unusual to consider a simple activity like handwashing, it can make us aware of the ways in which we appropriate knowledge. We ass...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • Agency at the mar­gins of pow­er (Andrea Hubin)
    Lo­cat­ing a gallery ed­u­ca­tion that op­er­ates with con­cepts of per­for­ma­tiv­i­ty Why is gallery education interested in performativity? Between fights for recognition, reflection on one’s ow...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Gallery ed­u­ca­tion – per­for­mance – the dif­fer­end (Carmen Mörsch, Eva Sturm)
    The paper is based on an introductory talk given at the conference Perfoming the Museum as a Public Sphere at Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, in April 2008. It parts from Charles Garoian’s thesis that a...
  • Whether we like it or not (Agnieszka Czejkowska)
    Cul­tur­al ed­u­ca­tion and re­search based on ex­ter­nal fundsUniversities, research and non-profit institutions have their dependence on external funds in common. Agnieszka Czejkowska's article d...
  • Aes­thet­ic Learn­ing in Ur­ban Space – On­go­ing Syn­the­ses of Prac­tice and The­o­ry (Wolfgang Zacharias)
    Wolfgang Zacharias’ contribution shows his interest in aesthetic and urban learning in the context of «Cultural Education 2.0». The text encompasses the experimental educational activities in publ...
  • Do it yourself und Radikal Crafting. Wie radikal ist die Handarbeit? Zu Geschichte und Aktualität von Do it yourself-Strategien in Aktivismus und Kunst. (Sonja Eismann)
    Sonja Eismann zeigt in ihrem Beitrag die Geschichte und Aktualität von Do-it-yourself-Strategien in Aktivismus und Kunst auf. Sie geht der Frage der Etablierung dieser Gegenkultur nach, die sich An...
  • Em­pow­er­ment as a strat­e­gy of ac­tion against racism (Žaklina Mamutovič)
    Current antiracist education in Germany is mostly directed towards members of the majority society and conceived in their perspective. In practice, perspectives of minority member or People of Colo...
  • Refugees as «ma­te­r­i­al» for art projects? (Das AntikultiAtelier)
    An­ti­kul­ti­Ate­lier We are a group of people living in Switzerland and working on asylum and migration policies, racism and representation: many of us as refugees, others as migrants or Swiss. In...
  • «In­te­gra­tion as An­ti-​Re­flec­tive Coat­ing» (Judith Rahner, Nicola Lauré al-Samarai)
    Con­sid­er­ing His­tor­i­cal-​Po­lit­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion and Mem­o­ry Work with Young Peo­ple of Col­or in Ger­many Dominant debates on so-called Holocaust-education in the migration society not onl...
  • (Un)learn­ing Taste in the every­day (at school) (Danja Erni)
    How does my taste influence my teaching? Why, as a teacher, it almost slightly offends me if the sovereignty of my «good» (qua «educated») taste is challenged by the aesthetical preferences of stu...
  • Counter/Act­ing: Per­for­ma­tive Poros­i­ty (Elke Krasny)
    Based on Counter/Acting, a symposium at the Institute for Education in the Arts at Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts in cooperation with Kunsthalle Wien, this text opens up links between possible acti...
  • The Liv­ing School (Brandon LaBElle)
    The Living School was held in London from February to June 2016 in collaboration with the South London Gallery and taking place at a range of venues in the city. Focusing on the issues of social ho...
  • Mu­se­um of Burn­ing Ques­tions (Nora Sternfeld)
    Negotiating with reality at the Bergen Assembly 2016 Are exhibition contexts places of refuge for critical teaching and learning, precursors of their total economization, or both? And what does thi...
  • Stimm­los 2 – Re­hearsal (Simon Harder)
    Stimmlos (voiceless/unvoiced/voting ticket), a series of experimental sound pieces and a work-in-progress, is based on and centred around artworks, giving rise to compact images in space and langua...
  • Mediation of Realities: The Society of Friends of Halit (Ayşe Güleç)
    Carried out as part of documenta 14 in Kassel, The Society Friends of Halit focused on the crimes of the National Socialist Underground (NSU) and its belated prosecution. Though it received overwh...
  • ‘Natural Art Education’  – On Biologisms in Art Educational Discourse (Anna Schürch)
    In her contribution on the history of her discipline, Anna Schürch explores how biologicistic argumentative figures have shaped the thinkable and sayable in the context of German-language art educa...
  • Ephemeral practices. The research project "The Art Educator's Walk "– Agency and Attitude of Art Mediators by Example of the documenta 14 exhibition in Kassel" (2017-18) (Gila Kolb)
    How exactly do art mediators create a situation in which a mediation of contemporary art can take place? What kind of attitude must they adopt toward their art mediating activities? Which strategies do they develop thereby? In answer to these questions, at the documenta 14 exhibition (2017) twent...
  • questioning in art education (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz, Annemarie Hahn)
    This 23rd issue of the e Journal Art Education Research is dedicated to asking questions in art education. We speak of "art education" both in the sense of the academic discipline, which is shaped by various fields of reference (cf. Meyer & Sabisch 2014) and at the same time has its own waywardn...
  • Everyday Life as a Testing Ground for Performative Parenting (Linda Luv)
    In living with a child, young parents often find themselves confronted with stereotypical and generalized representations of gender. Teaching children about gender diversity day to day requires more than just good books and teaching models; what we need are performative tactics that break with ex...
  • Verstehen Sie Spass? Analyzing an educational format for performance art (Clemens Fellmann)
    Verstehen Sie Spass? was the title of a one-week teaching format for master’s students training to teach visual arts at the upper secondary level. The focus lay on the performativity of works of art, which was largely experienced and discussed using performative strategies. On the basis of the th...
  • Ephemeral Teaching/Teaching the Ephemeral (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Linda Luv)
    For issue 24 of SFKP, we’re asking: How is an understanding of performance art, and of how bodies perform, taught in a critical way? And how is this knowledge passed on – both to children and young people within the framework of inclusive teaching practices, but also to future teachers within art...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • Shifts in Space - Displacements in Schools as a Critical Gesture (Margot Zanni)
    How could the implicit effect of school spaces be made more accessible to reflection and at the same time participate in the experience of the constitution of another space? The focus of the explanations is on spatial practices of shifting, varying or displacing. Displacement, in particular, is q...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • Agency at the mar­gins of pow­er (Andrea Hubin)
    Lo­cat­ing a gallery ed­u­ca­tion that op­er­ates with con­cepts of per­for­ma­tiv­i­ty Why is gallery education interested in performativity? Between fights for recognition, reflection on one’s ow...
  • The vis­i­tors are miss­ing. Which vis­i­tors? (Nora Landkammer)
    A re­flex­ion on the Sym­po­sium KUN­ST [auf] FÜHREN The text parts from critique expressed by participants of the symposium KUNST[auf] FÜHREN in Kassel in June 2009: We had been talking about gall...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Gallery ed­u­ca­tion – per­for­mance – the dif­fer­end (Carmen Mörsch, Eva Sturm)
    The paper is based on an introductory talk given at the conference Perfoming the Museum as a Public Sphere at Kunstmuseum Lentos, Linz, in April 2008. It parts from Charles Garoian’s thesis that a...
  • Sketch­es on Re­flex­iv­i­ty (Rubia Salgado)
    Learn­ing the hege­mo­ni­al lan­guage in mu­se­ums Based on brief sketches on topics such as dialogue, difference, recognition, knowledge, reciprocity and reflexivity in pedagogical settings, this ...
  • Aes­thet­ic ar­gu­ments as a medi­um of mu­sic class­es (Christian Rolle)
    About the sig­nif­i­cance of the ar­gu­ment-​based speech about mu­sic for aes­thet­ic ed­u­ca­tion This paper discusses the educational potential of aesthetic arguments in music classes. The descr...
  • In­di­vid­ual con­cepts of mu­sic teach­ers (Anne Niessen)
    An em­pir­i­cal study as a con­tri­bu­tion to ba­sic re­search in mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion This paper gives an insight into an empirical study about individual concepts of music teachers. Interviews abo...
  • Unterrichtssprache - Working Language (Marlene Lahmer)
    The choice of a working language influences the content and type of discussions and creates in and out groups. At an art university in the German-speaking world, should one speak English due to the...
  • … um das Ende der Welt aufzuhalten! Ein kollektives Nachdenken zum Klimawandel (Bené Asefa Feireiss , Silke Ballath , Kunigunde Berberich , Raphael Daibert , Lukas Oertel , Katharina Stahlhoven , Wiebke Janzen )
    As a collective of authors made up of artists, students, researchers, cultural agents, and activists, our aim is to find a collaborative approach to the question of what the corona crisis has to do with the climate change crisis. This question serves as the starting point for a shared reflection,...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Raising Doubts, Questioning Beliefs (Käte Meyer-Drawe)
    Our usual habits of perception, thought, and action are shaken when something we previously took for granted is brought into doubt. These are not questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no, or quiz questions that allow only one possible answer. Instead, a productive disturbance result...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • EcoArtLab: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Climate Change (Yvonne Schmidt)
    The EcoArtLab at the Bern University of the Arts is a pilot project that aims to investigate how the interplay between artistic research and human geography or climate science can best contribute to the climate change debate. In this context, a summer school on Climate and the City was held in Be...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Review (Gitta Bertram)
    No translation available at the moment.
  • Learning Lab Arts and Design (Dorothée King)
    In this article, I look at changes in art and design education from the point of view of changing methodological and cultural practices. I compare historical learning processes with modern practices in art and design to identify diverse research and teaching methods for the Learning Lab Arts and ...
  • Read across and talk back (Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch)
    A di­a­logue on per­fo­mance the­o­ry and gallery ed­u­ca­tion Based on Judith Butler's definition of the performative act as an action that has to be constantly repeated and socially legitimized, ...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Materialien zum Selbststudium (Danja Erni, Nora Landkammer, Anna Schürch, Bernadett Settele)
    Die Materialien zum Selbststudium sind mit dem Ziel konzipiert, eine Diskussions- und Wissensbasis zu den Themen «queer» und «Do it yourself» im Kunstunterricht zur Verfügung zu stellen. Sie beschä...
  • Schwierige Themen im Bildnerischen Gestaltung-Unterricht (Danja Erni)
    Danja Erni wirft in der Perspektive der Netzwerkveranstaltung Persönlichkeitsverwicklung # 1: Queer und Do-it-Yourself im Kunstunterricht einen Blick auf ihren eigenen Unterricht sowie auf das Beru...
  • Crit­i­cal White­ness in Ped­a­gog­i­cal Prac­tice -​ (Regina Richter, Claude Preetz)
    how to deal with one’s own role as a white teacher in a critical perspective on racism? Background text for a workshop The paper aims to encourage a critical reflection on the privileged position o...
  • Teach­ing method­ol­o­gy, re­search-​based: (Michèle Novak, Anna Schürch)
    think­ing about the re­search ap­pren­tice­ship The research apprenticeship serves the lecturers Michèle Novak and Anna Schürch as a means to introduce a format of research-oriented teaching and le...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Nanna Lüth ()
    Art | A Crit­i­cal Per­spec­tive on Racism | Art Ed­u­ca­tion On Fragili­ty and Re­sis­tance to edit this issue of Art Education Research that focuses on the challenges related to work in art and a...
  • Ped­a­gogy for Democ­ra­cy. Art/Ed­u­ca­tion against Racism (Nanna Lüth)
    In her editorial, Nanna Lüth connects the issue of partiality within the field of critical art education to discussions about the notion of controversy in political pedagogy. Art education, she po...
  • ‘Natural Art Education’  – On Biologisms in Art Educational Discourse (Anna Schürch)
    In her contribution on the history of her discipline, Anna Schürch explores how biologicistic argumentative figures have shaped the thinkable and sayable in the context of German-language art educa...
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • Extracurricular support for art: Dare to expand! (Nicole Heri)
    The master's thesis is a comparison of extra-curricular artistic promotion in the Lucerne area with the K'werk in Basel-Stadt and an examination of the concept of creativity. It was written in the frame of the fine arts program with a major in art in public spheres. In research, creativity is of...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • The­ater­ver­mit­tlung [The­atre Ed­u­ca­tion] as Ob­ject of Re­search (Ute Pinkert)
    According to Ute Pinkert the decisive characteristic of theatre pedagogy at theatres is the connection to the institution theatre. For this specific research area she introduces the term «Theaterv...
  • Para­dox and dis­sent (Groupe l’Aventin)
    re­flex­ions on the­atre ed­u­ca­tion in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety The paper reflects on a theatre education project the Groupe l’Aventin developed with migrant women attending at the association Camar...
  • Lost in edu­ca­ti­on? Kul­Tür auf! (Ahmed Shah, Nils Erhard)
    «We don’t want inclusion, nor participation, nor integration, what we want is SELF emancipation» (from Schwarzkopf BRD, JugendtheaterBüro Berlin). The paper, based on experiences from the work of ...
  • En­ab­ling ques­ti­ons (Ursula Ulrich)
    The text retraces how studying the theatrical design workshop «role kids» with primary school children from Lucerne turned into a challenging expedition. Ulrich shows how team-based action researc...
  • Af­ter re­flec­tion is be­fore re­flec­tion: (Andreas Bürgisser)
    think­ing about the con­di­tion­al­i­ty of col­lab­o­ra­tive the­atre ped­a­gogy in schools In his text, Andreas Bürgisser, as a former FLAKS collaborator, considers the significance of FLAKS towar...
  • Stimm­los 2 – Re­hearsal (Simon Harder)
    Stimmlos (voiceless/unvoiced/voting ticket), a series of experimental sound pieces and a work-in-progress, is based on and centred around artworks, giving rise to compact images in space and langua...
  • Review (Cornelia Dinsleder )
    No translation available at the moment.
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Montage as a narrative and emancipatory mediation strategy (Julia Marti)
    I propose that the montage, as a media-independent narrative principle that can work with omissions and contradictions, cancel authorship and originality, and reflect on the medium itself, contains a specific potential for an emancipatory politics of mediation; this was my thesis, which I have pu...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... Konstanze Schütze (Konstanze Schütze)
    Art magazines publish articles about current exhibitions. The SFKP e Journal Art Education Research aims to transpose this format to current practice in the field of art education by presenting one art pedagogical project per issue or by casting light on an–in a broad sense–art educational positi...
  • Editorial Ausgabe 16 (Gila Kolb, Beate Florenz)
    No translation available at the moment.
  • IT'S ABOUT TIME. Critical Art Education in Digital Times (Sophie Lingg, Helena Schmidt)
    Editorial The 18th edition of the Art Education Research e Journal was created in the first half of the year 2020. In addition to the steadily worsening climate crisis, the extent of which is alrea...
  • 3 QUESTIONS FOR ... die Tiefe Kümmernis* (Die Tiefe Kümmernis)
    Die Tiefe Kümmernis, a drag queen and museum art educator, answers three questions about her work in Vienna. She first explains the origin of her name and describes the beginnings of her work as an art educator. In the second answer, she explains how user-generated content on the internet makes t...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Three questions for... Simon Kindle (Simon Kindle)
    Practices of artistic collaboration, free and institutional approaches to teaching art and design, staking out new fields of research – art education at university level requires dual or even multiple skill profiles, for students and staff alike. Where do these different fields intertwine with on...
  • KlimaKontor Basel: Artistic Spaces of Negotiation for Shaping the Future (Barbara Ellenberger, Luzia Schelling)
    KlimaKontor Basel initiates interdisciplinary and participatory art projects that connect Basel institutions with actors from the fields of art, science, and civil society, with the aim of developing sustainable, solidaric, and innovative responses to the climate crisis. Here, its co-leader and f...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • journey through :) (Helen Stefanie)
    The microblogging platform tumblr is known for a culture of image-collecting and curating that has been primarily influenced by (female, queer/trans*, PoC) teenagers and twentysomethings. When browsing the site, works by feminist artists, paparazzi pictures of Britney Spears, snippets from works ...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Schwierige Themen im Bildnerischen Gestaltung-Unterricht (Danja Erni)
    Danja Erni wirft in der Perspektive der Netzwerkveranstaltung Persönlichkeitsverwicklung # 1: Queer und Do-it-Yourself im Kunstunterricht einen Blick auf ihren eigenen Unterricht sowie auf das Beru...
  • Em­pow­er­ment as a strat­e­gy of ac­tion against racism (Žaklina Mamutovič)
    Current antiracist education in Germany is mostly directed towards members of the majority society and conceived in their perspective. In practice, perspectives of minority member or People of Colo...
  • Crit­i­cal White­ness in Ped­a­gog­i­cal Prac­tice -​ (Regina Richter, Claude Preetz)
    how to deal with one’s own role as a white teacher in a critical perspective on racism? Background text for a workshop The paper aims to encourage a critical reflection on the privileged position o...
  • AUS MIT RAUS (Eva Lausegger)
    or AM I RACIST? The text deals with an intent to deport a student at our school, the protest movement that mobilized against the deportation, and an art project with students from several courses o...
  • En­gage­ment and vis­i­bil­i­ty. Who ben­e­fits? (Henrike Plegge)
    Work­ing with young mi­grants in gallery ed­u­ca­tion and ex­hi­bi­tions In her paper, Henrike Plegge discusses different forms of participation and visibility of young migrants in a gallery educat...
  • The «work­shop about my­self» (Urs Bachmann, Sandra Lippuner)
    Be­tween af­fir­ma­tion and am­bi­gu­i­ty Who «belongs» and who doesn’t? What do I have to do to belong? What happens if I don’t fit the norm? The «workshop about myself» offers foster children pos...
  • The taste of an­oth­er pos­si­bil­i­ty (Elke Smodics-Kuscher, Nora Sternfeld, Büro trafo. K)
    We would like to trace the oscillating logic of taste from a perspective of educational practice. How can this logic be understood, between the normalizing production of certainties on the one han...
  • How does school in­vest in the screen? (Simon Harder)
    In­Vis­i­bil­i­ties and so­cio-​po­lit­i­cal re­spon­si­bil­i­ty of art ed­u­ca­tion This article argues out of a queer-feminist perspective why an understanding of visibility is to be considered p...
  • (Un)learn­ing Taste in the every­day (at school) (Danja Erni)
    How does my taste influence my teaching? Why, as a teacher, it almost slightly offends me if the sovereignty of my «good» (qua «educated») taste is challenged by the aesthetical preferences of stu...
  • «At­tached, please find my im­age archive» (Anne Gruber)
    Based on the assignment 'image archive', Anne Gruber shows how an attentiveness she developed during her studies to questions from art theory, cultural studies and art can be integrated in her prac...
  • Teach­ing method­ol­o­gy, re­search-​based: (Michèle Novak, Anna Schürch)
    think­ing about the re­search ap­pren­tice­ship The research apprenticeship serves the lecturers Michèle Novak and Anna Schürch as a means to introduce a format of research-oriented teaching and le...
  • Learning Processes about Non-Discriminatory Practices in the Field of Cultural Education  (Aïcha Diallo, Danja Erni)
    Since summer 2016, we have been leading the KontextSchule, a platform for the continuing education of teachers and artists in Berlin. Adopting the viewpoint of those who stand inside and outside o...
  • Sown by Scat­ter­ing: Re­flec­tions on an Un­re­al­ized Com­mis­sion for an Artis­tic Project at an Asy­lum Cen­ter (Pascal Schwaighofer)
    What are the implications of a commissioned monument that envisages a participatory process between an artist and the inhabitants of an asylum center? From defining the context and identifying the ...
  • The violence of Explaining Myself - The Binds of Translation (Lineo Segoete)
    Lineo Segoete Die Fesseln der Übersetzung –Von der Gewalt, mich erklären zu müssen Mit Beiträgen von Liepollo Moleleki und Zachary Rosen In ihrem Beitrag zur Geschichte der Alphabetisierung und der...
  • Wandering About: An Experiment in Walking and Learning (Kitto Derrick Wintergreen)
    In 2016 Wintergreen started introducing the format of walking lectures to his students at the Nagenda International Academy of Art and Design (NIAAD/Uganda), aiming to encourage them to observe and...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Three questions for... Büro trafo.K (Büro trafo. K)
    Questioning and challenging through art education – what can it do? In three answers, Büro trafo.K pursues the question of questioning. They illustrate strategies, boundaries, and exemplary questions, leave others open, and offer an insight into their practice of education through inquiry.
  • stories of lumbung practices: mediating documenta fifteen as a sobat (Desirée Donají Hieronimus)
    For documenta fifteen, the collective ruangrupa, which had taken over the artistic direction of the Kassel exhibition, introduced the lumbung practice. To what extent the principles of this practice were applied to the Walks and Stories (exhibition tours), and how the sobat-sobat applied them to ...
  • Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts (Agnes Biya, Eva Maria Klein, Luise Ramm)
    “Fragments of Anti-Racist Critique in Educational Contexts” is a research project led by the prospective teachers Agnes Biya, Luise Ramm, and Eva Marie Klein, carried out in collaboration with the artists Clara Laila Abid Alsstar and Mako Sangmongkhon and with the support of Silke Ballath. Togeth...
  • Material Semiotics of Tenderness (Seraina Dür , Jonas Gillmann)
    We, Seraina Dür and Jonas Gillmann, have been working with thirteen pigeons on our project Parliament of Things, Animals, Plants, and Algorithms since 2019, creating performative settings that we act out together with the pigeons and other human and non-human actors. The concept of caring archite...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • COMING BACK FROM IBIZA (Helena Schmidt, Sophie Lingg)
    Coming back from Ibiza analyses the potential of the meme as a political-activist tool, in terms of its use in contemporary, critical art education. The article focuses on the Austrian Instagram meme account Ibiza Austrian Memes (@ibiza_austrian_memes), which was founded in 2019 in response to th...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • 3 Questions for… Mirl Redman (Mirl Redmann)
    In the “3 Questions for…” interview, Mirl Redmann reflects on the history of documenta in the context of processes of othering within science and art mediation, pointing out gaps in existing research about the exhibition series that need addressing. “3 Questions for…” is a short interview format ...
  • Assembly of questions (Maja Linke)
    Science/art/criticism usually begins by formulating questions. These questions can concern an object of research, or of criticism, or what surrounds us – they start with a frown or a pause. A feeling of unease, which might not actually need a tangible object to become a question. Asking a questio...
  • Ac­ti­vat­ing the Dis­play (Karin Schneider)
    The­ses from the Re­search Project „sci­ence with all sens­es – sci­ence and gen­der in the mak­ing“ The following theses are based on the research project „science with all senses – science and ge...
  • Re­vis­it­ing Eval­u­a­tion (Emily Pringle)
    This text examines the important and potentially creative role that evaluation plays in participatory arts projects taking place in education contexts. A brief overview of evaluation is given befo...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • Per­for­ma­tive in­ter­ven­tions (Sandra Ortmann)
    A performance script for the exhibitions Fomuška, by Micol Assaël, and Frühling, by Pawel Althamer and children living in Kassel, at Kunsthalle Fridericianum Performtive interventions, as a format,...
  • Art School with mi­gra­tion back­ground (Catrin Seefranz)
    Pre­lim­i­nary thoughts based on a study of in­equal­i­ty in the field of the art school Based on the results of the project making differences which deals with social injustice in the field of Swi...
  • Crit­i­cal White­ness in Ped­a­gog­i­cal Prac­tice -​ (Regina Richter, Claude Preetz)
    how to deal with one’s own role as a white teacher in a critical perspective on racism? Background text for a workshop The paper aims to encourage a critical reflection on the privileged position o...
  • «In­te­gra­tion as An­ti-​Re­flec­tive Coat­ing» (Judith Rahner, Nicola Lauré al-Samarai)
    Con­sid­er­ing His­tor­i­cal-​Po­lit­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion and Mem­o­ry Work with Young Peo­ple of Col­or in Ger­many Dominant debates on so-called Holocaust-education in the migration society not onl...
  • The com­plex task of self-​chang­ing (Büro trafo. K)
    Prac­tices and ques­tions in ed­u­ca­tion­al projects in mi­gra­tion so­ci­ety Nine years ago we called one of our ambitious educational programs a «guide to self-emancipation». The title had an ir...
  • AUS MIT RAUS (Eva Lausegger)
    or AM I RACIST? The text deals with an intent to deport a student at our school, the protest movement that mobilized against the deportation, and an art project with students from several courses o...
  • En­gage­ment and vis­i­bil­i­ty. Who ben­e­fits? (Henrike Plegge)
    Work­ing with young mi­grants in gallery ed­u­ca­tion and ex­hi­bi­tions In her paper, Henrike Plegge discusses different forms of participation and visibility of young migrants in a gallery educat...
  • The «work­shop about my­self» (Urs Bachmann, Sandra Lippuner)
    Be­tween af­fir­ma­tion and am­bi­gu­i­ty Who «belongs» and who doesn’t? What do I have to do to belong? What happens if I don’t fit the norm? The «workshop about myself» offers foster children pos...
  • Un­learn­ing to Re­late (Annette Krauss)
    How to approach processes of unlearning physically, intellectually, and collaboratively? This question has been at the core of my study and practice of unlearning in different constellations at the...
  • Front Cov­ers for Vir­tu­al Es­says and Non-​Ex­is­tent Books, 2004-​2016 (Roee Rosen)
    The board presented here, echoing those found in school libraries, was made for the exhibition Art School, curated by Avi Lubin at Tel Aviv Museum of Art in 2016. Celebrating the 70th anniversary o...
  • From sitting on sifted knowledge. A reflection on the subconscious (Santi Michaela Grunewald, Zoë Katharina Haupts, Rebekka Hönnerscheid, Veronika Judith Senger)
    When did you last wash your hands? Can you still remember who it was that taught you to do it? How would you explain how we should wash our hands? While it might seem unusual to consider a simple activity like handwashing, it can make us aware of the ways in which we appropriate knowledge. We ass...
  • Learning from Wallmapu (Aldir Polymeris )
    This paper is about a place called Chile and another called Wallmapu, which is either inside, below, or outside the former, depending on your point of view. Wallmapu is a place where complex histories are inscribed – overlapping, boundary-crossing, and globally entangled. These are narratives of ...
  • Review «Untie To Tie» (2021) (Eva Chen)
    Untie to Tie addresses discourses around colonialism, migration, and racism in schooling contexts. Starting from the observation that there is barely any active engagement with these topics in German teaching plans, they are subsequently illuminated in around 40 contributions to the volume by art...
  • Conflictual Conversations: Art Mediation as Political Education (Shirin Graf)
    Reflecting on my own subjective experiences of working as a sobat at documenta fifteen, I discuss the conflicts and tensions I encountered there between different roles, interests, and opinions. My aim is to articulate the problems I experienced and consider how they might be solved. In doing so,...
  • The vis­i­tors are miss­ing. Which vis­i­tors? (Nora Landkammer)
    A re­flex­ion on the Sym­po­sium KUN­ST [auf] FÜHREN The text parts from critique expressed by participants of the symposium KUNST[auf] FÜHREN in Kassel in June 2009: We had been talking about gall...
  • Per­form­ing the ed­u­ca­tor (Bernadett Settele)
    What if we think of mediation not as a tool for the frictionless transportation of information but as a vehicle of transformation? How can art educators obtain a certain (different) kind of facult...
  • How speech­less­ness can lead to ac­tion (Julia Draxler)
    The article asks the question, if not only «talking about art» but also «acting to art» is possible and usefull in art education. Artworks should not only be discussed in a rational way, but also ...
  • Teach­ing the world to the arts (Wanda Wieczorek)
    Many cultural institutions today find themselves in a dilemma: On the one hand, programming should, and wants, to reach as many people as possible – especially young people, and particularly those...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • Counter Rituals: Ent-täuschung as a method for anti-colonial Art Mediation (Thesea Efstathopoulos)
    This article is about disenchantment (trans. Enttäuschung) as a method in art mediation . It is presented from the perspective of an art mediator at d15 who worked as a sobat sobat. Based on the experience of a guided tour, it will be shown how Ent-täuschung can be used as a subversive possibilit...
  • What colour is God? (Julia Schäfer)
    Let’s be honest; for art to be perceived in all its fullness requires us to ask questions. I question, I search. Following many years of educational-curatorial work, Julia Schäfer sketches out the path of her own ongoing process of questioning, of and with art and its audiences. Here, questions e...
  • The idea comes while drawing (Malin Widén)
    Progressive digitalization is changing our perception, our thinking and our actions. It also changes our relationship to the image. Yet at the same time, the relevance of visual education must constantly be defended. Instead of thinking through drawing about the power and effects of images–thinki...
  • Drawing – Talking – Showing (Nadia Bader)
    The starting point of the study Drawing - Talking - Showing is the question of how communicative exchange in art teaching influences visual thinking and practice. The aim is an empirically founded and (practice-) theoretically contextualized conception of which influences and interactions arise b...
  • Sedimented – When material acts (Tiziana Halbheer)
    The contribution Sedimented – When material acts deals with materials as vibrant and intra-active phenomena. The impact, liveliness and interlinkage of material with the surrounding world is illustrated based on the material dust precipitation, a mixture of anthropogenically and naturally abraded...
  • Things, Moods, Actions - The Walk as a Constellation (Markus Schwander)
    Both in artistic research projects and in teaching, walks are used to investigate the perception of space. Walking together is regarded as a constellation in order to recognize and influence the factors that determine the action, i.e. to shape collective action. Artistic examples will be used to ...
  • Approaching parameters for an informal, artistic education (Zoé Hall)
    In many places, art as a paradigm acquires the role of a political avant-garde. The motivation for this text was found in the need to expand art and bring the political back into the interpersonal. A proposal is formulated on how artistic education could trigger sustainable politicizing processes...
  • Are You Sure? Zoom in (Charlotte Friedli)
    The following text is a revised part of my master thesis, Are you sure? Zoom in. Approaching the unapproachable computer. A strategy of empowerment. The question is explored on the basis of the interplay between artistic and art analytical work. The thesis at the outset was that the computer is ...
  • Gestalt and well-formedness: Children’s spatial drawings (Stefanie Stadler Elmer, Lea Weniger)
    This text outlines the theoretical framework of our study on spatial drawing in the context of primary school. We investigate how children graphically represent a single spatial body. This is one of three conceptual aspects of children’s spatial drawing, the others concern spatial relationships b...
  • From sitting on sifted knowledge. A reflection on the subconscious (Santi Michaela Grunewald, Zoë Katharina Haupts, Rebekka Hönnerscheid, Veronika Judith Senger)
    When did you last wash your hands? Can you still remember who it was that taught you to do it? How would you explain how we should wash our hands? While it might seem unusual to consider a simple activity like handwashing, it can make us aware of the ways in which we appropriate knowledge. We ass...