Art is a form of thinking and dialoguing; it is an unusual source of knowledge.Inthis publicationthereader is introduced to Art-Based Learning, a method that enablesthespectator to explore these dialogues, and ‘converse’ with art works. Art-Based Learning can refer both to learning about art as a source and learning about art as a means, e.g.theway art can generate insight intothesignificance of learning itself.Themethod offersthepossibility to seek fresh correlationsina dialogue withtheart work. Theauthor uses three triptychs to demonstrate, step by step, how relevant questions can produce a different perception and understanding, and how works of art, as ‘speaking objects’, can produce new experiences or new knowledge.
IntheShadowoftheArt Workis intended for students and teachers of art, art history, drama and cinema, literature, philosophy, anthropology, theology and interdisciplinary studies.Thedeveloped method is also highly suited to Artistic Research at academies of art, music, film and dance.
Author: Jeroen Lutters Design:Sam de Groot Series: vis-à-vis