Just What is it That Makes Todays Art Schools so Different, so Appealing?

The Common 

What Does Makes Today’s Art Schools so Different, so Appealing?


Where are we now? What has changed? Are we still asking the same questions?

What does make today’s art schools so different, so appealing? Or, are they?


Action research and collaborative information gathering of current and historical debate, asking... in what manner are we taught now? What structures led us to institutionalized education? What do we find encouraging about this situation and further, what does it restrict? 

Project led and films edited by The Common, a collective of artists, thinkers and doers expanding upon the idea of the common(s) as a designated, communal space for the free display and exchange of ideas which seeks to create new forms of cooperation outside the logic of state and market.


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