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Reference Number : ES-2012-320-001
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TITLE OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITY
IN THE LANGUAGE OF TUITION
ART, PUBLIC & INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE -- Building bridges between cultures and communities with and through art.
TRAINING AIMED AT PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING :
A GRUNDTVIG GRANT (ADULT EDUCATION)

TYPE AND ORIGIN OF THE TRAINING:
COURSE
(training not resulting from an llp or previous socrates project)
IN-SERVICE TRAINING IN THE FIELD OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES
Artistic education
Cultural heritage
Media & communication
Other courses for arts and social science teachers intercultural dialogue
MAIN LANGUAGE: English
LANGUAGE VERSION(S) IN WHICH MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED:
English
ADULT EDUCATION
Adult education provider
Adult education for disabled persons
Higher education institution offering outreach courses for adults
Organisations working with migrant groups/ethnic minorities
Teachers (Pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs)
Teacher trainers
Other (Paid or voluntary) management staff in the institution/organisation
Other, namely: curators, museum education professionals
INSTITUTION ORGANISING THE TRAINING
ACA - La Associación de Creadoras Audio&visual
4 Palau, 3-1
08002 -
Barcelona
Spain
www.acavisuals.net
 
Rabia Williams
+34 667 93 4740
rabia_williams@yahoo.com
Valerie Kabov
+33 619 41 47 32
vkabov@gmail.com
FULL DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING CONTENTS
IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TRAINING: (EN)
questionnaire to complete regarding their profile and motivations. They will also be required to complete two tasks to identify a cultural group in their country/area and a project/social concern that they would like to address and develop solutions for during the training.
This course will present participants with:
• a new holistic model for addressing range of issues informing the current challenges facing contemporary art and artists in reaching general audiences in their own countries and beyond;
• resources, skills and opportunities to develop new approaches and paradigms in addressing audiences;
• models for approaching art as a forum for inter-cultural dialogue and the socio-political importance of art in development of civil society in a culturally heterogeneous Europe.
The workshop is based on a combination of different activities and methodologies, relying on formal and non-formal education. The participants will be presented with set materials in lecture format but will also participate actively, and share their professional experiences as learning opportunities.
Activities include:
• Lectures and presentations
• Review of case studies,
• Sharing specific experience of participants modeling and developing solutions for various audience engagement scenarios.
• Small group tasks through outings in the city.
• Familiarisation with globalised context of audience engagement and developing audience development methodologies to address this.
During the course, participants will develop specific activities and concepts for implementation in their professional practice. The participants will have opportunity for email contact with the trainers for the purposes of implementation of these projects and on-going support. The participants will also complete an evaluation form regarding the course to be submitted to the organiser for feedback and futher development as well as submitting an evaluation report it to course funders if any.
 
PROGRAMME OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITIES (DAY BY DAY)
Day 1. Whose “Culture shock”? Challenge of engaging contemporary audiences
10:00-12:30 Course overview, participant introductions/expectations.
12:30-13:00 Discussion of participant practice issues and introduction to fieldwork.
14:30 -18:00 Fieldtrip to a historic art museum: to assess nature of display, audience demographics and nature of engagement with art.
19:30h – 21:00 Group apero
Day 2. Intercultural encounters with art cannon
10:00 – 11.15 Fieldtrip discussion.
11:30 -13:00 Presentation: Art history as a tool for understanding personal and shared cultural histories. Discussion: approaches to audience engagement practice and education.
14:30 – 16:30 Fieldtrip to ethnically mixed area to observe: demographics and nature of interaction between cultural groups; and expressions of visual culture and art;
Day 3. From Louvre to Belleville
10:00 – 12:00 Group discussion synthesising museum and neighbourhood visits. Question: Where is intercultural dialogue and where are the art audiences?
12:00- 13:30 “What is Art?” presentation and case studies of alternative audience development and engagement models.
14:30 – 15:00 Personal project presentations
15:30 – 18:00 Fieldtrip to private galleries: analysis of art content and infrastructure in the context of intercultural engagement
18:30– 20:00 Vernissage visit: – audience/practice and attitude in action.
Day 4. Art is for everyone
10:00-11:15 Feedback from vernissage. Group discussion: Assessing personal biases in professional practice. Moving past the art=luxury paradigm.
11:30-13:00 “ Globalisation & Value v. Art=Luxury Model”:Impact of art engagement: economy, politics, culture
14:30 – 15:30 Interculturally aware art programs
15:30 – 17:00 Project development Part 1
Day 5. Working it
10:00-12:00 Project development Part 2.
12:00 – 13:30 Project presentations/discussion of groupwork outcomes
14:30 – 15:15 Next steps:course as forum for intercultural dialogue and support network.
15:30 – 17:00 Course evaluation.
 
TYPE OF CERTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE AWARDED
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input,
 
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input,
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