TITLE

Visual Culture Jam

AUTHOR(S)
Darts, David
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Studies in Art Education;Summer2004, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author argues that visual culture is an essential direction for contemporary art educators who are committed to examining social justice issues and fostering democratic principles through their teaching. The study explores how visual culture education can empower students to perceive and meaningfully engage in the ideological and cultural struggles embedded within the everyday visual experience. The author examines the work of resistance theorists and socially engaged artists, including culture jammers, in an effort to support and inform the teaching and learning of visual culture. The study concludes with an investigation of cultural production as a pedagogical strategy within the visual culture classroom for generating and facilitating student awareness, understanding, and active participation in the sociocultural realm.
ACCESSION #
14004763

 

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