Research Seminar May 31st 2018
Wittgenstein's Theory of Family Resemblances in Arts Education
In the penultimate seminar of the School of Education's research series for 2017/18, the Arts Education Research Group (AERG) will share key findings from a sample of their current research projects in the areas of visual arts, music, drama, theatre, popular entertainment and performance, exploring the notions of 'process' and the aesthetic in transdisciplinary, collaborative arts education projects. This experiential and performative research seminar will draw from Wittgenstein's theory of family resemblances to examine the problem of semantics commonly associated with the language used to describe practices in arts education. How we name and identify our practices has proven problematic in recent years, and this seminar will offer a critical lens on the rhizomatic mapping and the notion of a family tree in arts education. We welcome you to join us for this playful and creatively presented research seminar.
Date: Thursday 31st May 2018
Venue: The TRISS Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Arts Building.