I recently received an informational brochure from SPACES, an organization that is based in Cleveland, Ohio. It advances the artist’s vision by providing freedom, resources and an audience; SPACES enables artists to engage the public in a vital dialogue about contemporary art (from their website: www.SPACESgallery.org).
Printed on the front of the brochure were the words “We’re Hot for Teacher.” It looked like a clerk at the post office had used the brochure to take down some notes… and as I opened the brochure I realized it was all part of the design … “Join us for an experimental school-as-exhibition” … I read more … it was appealing and interesting. Wow, arts education for me … well for adults!
As stated in the brochure this is “An Institute for Situated Practices” and includes a series of forums (classes) in September and October. The forum descriptions are so interesting: Academy Dis-Orientation, Bad Art Day, Chance and Procedural Writing, Graffiti Frost, I Like the Way Dancing Feels … Just Not the Way Dancing Looks: An Exercise in Radical Choreography, and my favorite – Of Sound Mind: Ephemeral Fusion of Found Sounds and Created Clatter.
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