Scenes of Aesthetic Education: Rancière, Oedipus, and Notre Musique

September 2012
Journal of Aesthetic Education;Fall2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p69
Academic Journal
The article looks at practices of aesthetic education via a discussion of the methodology of the French philosopher Jacques Rancière, the confrontation between Oedipus and the Sphinx in the play by Sophocles, and Jean-Luc Godard’s discussion of the shot reverse shot film technique in his film "Notre Musique." In addition, the author offers his reflections on a graduate student seminar on aesthetics and politics that he has taught in the Master’s Program in Aesthetics and Politics at the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts.


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