CAMPUS: A Collective Learning

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In 2019, Nottingham Contemporary takes the centenary of the Bauhaus as a prompt to investigate the educational role of cultural organisations and take the space and time to experiment new models. Given the disinvestment in creative subjects in schools, cultural education and consequently creativity and critical thinking need to find new forums and space for refuge. CAMPUS invites colleagues and participants to join Nottingham Contemporary in asking questions about education, its role and legacies, as well as proposing and preforming new models.

CAMPUS is a year-long and city-wide independent study programme in curatorial, visual and cultural studies, based on collaborative knowledge production and innovative research practices. CAMPUS is a free-to-attend programme of monthly closed-door gatherings and free public talks. Taking place in different locations in Nottingham (Nottingham Contemporary, Primary, Bonington, Backlit), CAMPUS welcomes participants from different backgrounds who wish to engage in conversations about contemporary debates and further explore interdisciplinary practices. CAMPUS is a space of encounter between researchers, practitioners, activists, scholars, institutions and organisations.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
EventArt Education: Interesting Histories and Alternative Futures - Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jun 201913 Jun 2019


ConferenceArt Education: Interesting Histories and Alternative Futures
Abbreviated titleArt Education
CountryUnited Kingdom
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  • education
  • curatorial
  • pedagogy
  • critical pedagogies
  • radical pedagogies
  • alternative education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education

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Rito, C. (2019). CAMPUS: A Collective Learning. Paper presented at Art Education: Interesting Histories and Alternative Futures, Loughborough, United Kingdom.