Task A3_01 Artistic activism and artistic freedom

In this task you will go into artistic activism and its' relation with artistic freedom. You will also search for relevant literature .

Part A
  • Select one project example presented in the video and reflect upon the following: How is social change embodied and facilitated in the example? 
  • Reflect the example by using the following intent and outcome questions 
    • What is the artistic aim? (affect) What is the activist goal? (effect) Who are the participants or audiences?  Who is affected? What did the artists want the participants to think, feel, and do? How do you know if social impact or transformation happens in the process? What happened? What was the impact or the transformation in the project example? What was surprising to you? What would you do differently?
  • Write down your reflection (max 400 words)

Part B

  • Consider how does artistic activism resonate with artistic freedom and the idea of art as an autonomous field
    • Use the the video and the case example you reflected upon as the basis
  • Find and use at least one book/article/chapter of academic text as your reference. 
    • You can use the SEA library as a resource for finding relevant literature. 
    • You can also use Google Scholar to find relevant texts or locate new inputs. 
    • The webpage for The Center for Artistic Activism has good resources on references for artistic activism. 
      • When you cite other authors, remember to use citation marks, give references accordingly (e.g. Lehikoinen, 2021, 5-6), and give full references in the list of references at the end of your text. For correct APA citation techniques, see Purdue library
  • Write down your reflection (max 400 words) 

Video: Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert’s keynote speech given at the ESA Research Network Sociology of the Arts -conference (2021) held in Helsinki  (56mins 55 sec) 

Zuletzt geändert: Donnerstag, 27. April 2023, 10:35