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Artists, presence and the gift of being unteacherly


Hunter, M, Artists, presence and the gift of being unteacherly, Art, Artists and Pedagogy, Routledge, C Naughton, G Biesta, D Cole (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 31-42. ISBN 9781138500518 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2018 selection and editorial matter, Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta and David R. Cole; individual chapters, the contributors

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In one of a series of short documentaries about artists in schools in Tasmania, multi-disciplinary artist, Selena De Carvalho. is depicted walking among the grounds of a senior college and pondering purposefully at a cafeteria table.

The catalyst for . applying for the AIR [Artist in Residence] program ... is just the opportunity to step inside an institution and bring my creative life into that space.

(De Carilalho in Mark & Tom, 2014b)

In contrast to conventional perceptions of artists-in-residence as expert visitors charged with instructing and mentoring students, De Carvalho's intention was to both bring and derive creativity from the school environment. She describes her individual practice and motivation for working, while the visual focus remains on her connectedness with the surroundings, her artmaking and the students.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:artists in residence, educational philosophy, pedagogy
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:The creative arts
UTAS Author:Hunter, M (Associate Professor Mary Ann Hunter)
ID Code:122893
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-12-05
Last Modified:2019-03-04

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