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Anna Hickey-Moody is Head of the PhD in Arts and Learning at the Centre for The Arts and Learning at Goldsmiths College, London. Anna has developed a philosophically informed, cultural studies approach to youth arts as a subcultural form of humanities education. Her books include ‘Youth, Arts and Education’ (Routledge, 2013), ‘Unimaginable Bodies’ (Sense Publishers, 2009) and ‘Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis’ (Palgrave, 2006). Anna has edited a number of collected works - recently she published an anthology on pedagogy, media and affect called 'Disability Matters' (Routledge, 2011) which explores how ideas and experiences of disability come to matter across assemblages of media, through vectors of affect and experiences of pedagogy.. Anna teaches and supervises in the areas of arts practice, youth culture, masculinity, the cultural politics of schooling and aesthetics.
Tara Page is a Senior Lecturer, the Head of the internationally renowned MA Artist Teacher and Contemporary Practices (MAAT) programme and the Curator of Social Practices for the Centre for Arts and Learning at Goldsmiths College. Tara was the co-editor of The International Journal of Art and Design Education (iJADE) for five years and served on The Publications Board for the National Society for Education through Art and Design for four years. Tara’s research interests include: new materialism, contemporary arts practices, critical and creative pedagogies; subjectivities and the phenomenological and ontological theories and practices of place and belonging; and embodied and practice-based methodologies.
Introduction: Making Matter Matter / 1. Experimental Philosophy and Experimental Pedagogy: A Single Vision, Aislinn O’ Donnell / 2. Probeheads Of Resistance and The Heterotopic Mirror:Tiffany Chung and Dinh Q. Lê’s Stratigraphic Cartographies, Colin Gardner / 3. Dorothy Heathcote as a Pedagogy of Resistance, Amanda Kiplingand Anna Hickey-Moody / 4. Art, Resistance and Demonic Pedagogy: From Parasite Capitalism to Excommunication, Charlie Blakeand Jennie Stearns / 5. A Pedagogy of Possibilities: Drama as Reading Practice, Maggie Pitfield / 6. “Let me change it into my own style”: Cultural domination and material acts of resistance within an inner city dance class, Camilla Stanger / 7. From Art Appreciation to Pedagogies of Dissent: Critical Pedagogy and Equality in the Gallery, Esther Sayers / 8. Ethnocinema And Video-As-Resistance, Anne Harris / Manifesto: The rhizomatics of practice as research, Anna Hickey-Moody / Index
This collection is at once provocative and stimulating, focusing on the central issue of how to practice and think the consequences of affective power – in conceptual, and in experiential terms. The editors identify and frame the contributors research as new materialist, bringing to the disciplines represented here - political philosophy, the creative arts, and education - an enlivened and enriched set of methodological tools, offering new insights with clarity and rigour.
— Felicity J. Colman, Professor of Film and Media Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University
By resisting the corporatized, neo-liberal university and the perpetual gendering, ethnicizing, and sexualizing of bodies and other artistic materials, the collection Arts, Pedagogy and Cultural Resistance brings to the fore a singular, new materialist theory of resistance, and it does so affirmatively. Taken together, the essays in this volume uniquely conceptualize matter’s transformative capacities as pedagogical, which imply the entangled nature of opposition and opportunity.
— Iris van der Tuin, Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Utrecht University
|An accessible, applied investigation of creative philosophy and New Materialism as a methodology for socially engaged research and scholarship.|
Presents a selection of empirical studies of Arts practice from North America, UK, Ireland, Vietnam and Australia.
Offers a cutting-edge theorization of Arts practice as a post human pedagogy.