Art in Urban Context: CITY/SUBURBIA?

  • Studiepoeng0
  • UndervisingssemesterHaust
  • EmnekodeKMD-SKU-203
  • Talet på semester1
  • Ressursar

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.

Liminal space.

Mapping Meal.

Walking as art process

Discussion of relevant articles

Lecture series

Visit to Bergen¿s underground

Audience identifying/building


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

Workshops/lectures/curating/exhibiting/discursive/performative/interactive/interventive/socially inclusive:

participatory - relational aesthetics/mapping/situationism/

destruction art theory: Gustav Metzger/oblique strategies/etc.