Art in Urban Context: CITY/SUBURBIA?
Mål og innhald
Working from the position of artist driven & initiated works inserted into the urban context; in both public and private
space - Outside the Domain of the Institution. The city as an experimental lab, as the raw material ¿ utilizing its very
complexities, to navigate, explore, investigate and comprehend from new and changed perspectives; disorientation is
routinely applied ¿ taking theory into practice. Project includes a mix of the following:
Mapping, with reference to Situationism, the Flaneur, Fluxus, Agit Prop & Cartography.
Artist strategies, as tools to realising innovative thinking.
Performative workshop (invisible Theatre, Boal¿)
Nomadic systems; questions of transience/permanence.
The collective/the group/the collaborative.
Place/Site/Location/Address/X: content carriers.
Walking as art process
Discussion of relevant articles
Visit to Bergen¿s underground
Knowledge of accessing the city/suburbia to embed, inclusively with the art work, contextualising found urban space;
social, cultural, political, historical context.
Krav til forkunnskapar
This project draws upon individual students individual knowledges/experiences, all of which can be resourced within
the concept of Art in Urban Context. Specifically: installation/sculpture/performance; site specific/site
sensitive/contextual; theories which relate to these (Situationism etc) - in all using whatever mediums/disciplines are
relevant to the contextual concepts.
Undervisningsformer og omfang av organisert undervisning
participatory - relational aesthetics/mapping/situationism/
destruction art theory: Gustav Metzger/oblique strategies/etc.