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School of Commons
School of Commons Initiative located at the Zurich University of the Arts, List of Community Members
Keywords: peer learning, collaborative and non-hierarchical knowledge production
Threads: Cooperating with(in) arts and culture, Learning
Research is conducted in three labs (LEARN, MAPP, and READ), all of which are run as peer-based collaborative endeavours with annually changing members.
Nevertheless it must be noted that even if this „free and alternative“ selection process exists, most of the contributors are people with a strong academic background.
Contribution to the "Who knows?" handbook
Moreover, the content of the published pieces also resonates with the issues we are sensitive to in SHAKIN as they address topics like archives, ecology, transcultural collaboration etc.
|Institution of affiliation||Zurich University of the Arts|
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, PEI at MACBA, and WHW Akademija
The project recognises that art practices can dislocate the usual hierarchies of what should or should not be learned and that knowledge does not have to be based on accumulation, but rather on sharing and mutual learning.
Bintou DEMBELE, Albane GUINET-AHRENS, Cathy BOUVARD, Renan BENYAMINA
A learning program that promotes artistic practices coming from street culture and whose common point is to declare themselves self-taught, based on pedagogical methods that use the body, the relationship to origins and peer learning.