Weekly readings

WEEK 10

Set reading:

This week’s reading is a video! It’s on the “ethics of engagement” within collaborative and social practice. It was held at the University of Melbourne last week, and features our very own Dr Lucas Ihlein!

And if you’re hungry for something extra. here is the extra reading!:

Umberto Eco: The Poetics of the Open Work


 

WEEK 9

Set reading:

Keg De Souza (with Zanny Begg): There Goes the Neighbourhood

Also visit Keg’s website and checkout here project for the Biennale of Sydney called The Redfern School of Displacement

 


 

WEEK 8

Set reading:

The New Rules of Public Art

Maria Lind: Complications: On Collaboration, Agency and Contemporary Art


WEEK 7

Set reading:

Nicholas Bourriaud: Relational Aesthetics (small chapter)

 

Extra readings:

Grant Kester: Conversation Pieces

Claire Bishop: Antagonism and Relatinal Aesthetics

Liam Gillick responds to Claire Bishop

Nicholas Bourriaud Relational Aesthetics (full book)


WEEK 6

Set reading:

Lucas Ihlein: Blogging as art, art as research

 

Extra readings:

Tim Ingold: Creative Entanglements

Hito Steyerl: In defense of the poor image


 

WEEK 5

Set reading:

Nikos Papastergiadis: A Brief History of the Everyday

Tim Ingold and Jo Lee Vergunst: Ways of Walking

 

Extra readings:

Maurice Blanchot: Everyday Speech

 


 

WEEK 4

Set reading:

Francesco Careri, “The wayfarer on the map”, in Walkscapes: Walking as an aesthetic practice, 2002: Wayfarer on the map

 

Extra readings:

Ray P. Norris and Bill Yidumduma Harney, Songlines and Navigation in Wardaman and other Aboriginal Cultures: Songlines

 


 

WEEK 3

Set reading:

Michel de Certeau, Walking in the City

 

Extra readings on some local projects:

Liang Luscombe,  Walking is not a medium, It’s an attitude

Sarah Rodigari,  Strategies for Leaving and Arriving Home

 


 

WEEK 2

 

Set reading

Georges Perec, Approaches to what?

 

Extra reading, related to Allan Kaprow and activities

Allan Kaprow,  Just Doing

 


 

 

WEEK 1

Pablo Helguera: Education for Socially Engaged Art Practice Chapter 1 – Definitions

Alan Kaprow: Performing Life, and a sample of his Activities

 

 

 

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