Art/Works: State of Pedagogical Practices of Business and Labor History for Art and Design Students

About This Video

Title

Art/Works: State of Pedagogical Practices of Business and Labor History for Art and Design Students

Description

Teaching Business and Labor History to Art and Design Students presents the Art/Works: Teaching Labor and Capitalism in Art and Design symposium.
State of Pedagogical Practices of Business and Labor History for Art and Design Students: Christina Gomez, School of Art Institute of Chicago; Adam Mack, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Shana Agid, New School, Parsons School of Design; Jeffrey Madoff, New School, Parsons School of Design; Chair: David Brody, New School, Parsons School of Design
Artists and designers aspire to be creative geniuses, and they often are. But they are also bosses, employees, members of professional associations, and citizens of nations that encourage and restrain their creative work in various ways. Art and design students are generally not taught the intricacies of those other roles, how to navigate them, or how to change them. This virtual symposium brings together professionals and educators to explore pedagogical practices in business and labor history for Art and Design students and curricula. In a series of panels and networking sessions, professionals, educators, and students discuss how art and design industries and careers are shaped by labor practices, unions and collectives, workplace equity (or lack thereof), internships, and the history of racial discrimination, cultural appropriation, and other topics in art and design.
The Teaching Business and Labor History to Art and Design project is directed by Daniel Levinson Wilk, Ph.D., and Kyunghee Pyun, Ph.D.
Teaching Business and Labor History to Art and Design Students has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Connections Implementation Grants.

Publisher

School of Liberal Arts

Alternative Title

Teaching Labor and Capitalism in Art and Design

Date Created

2021-04-09

Length

59:00

Rights

This video was produced by the Fashion Institute of Technology ("FIT") and is the property of FIT. FIT expressly prohibits the copying, displaying, or uploading to a website of any portion of this video, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, without express written permission from FIT.
If you feel this work violates copyright law, please contact us at archiveondemand@fitnyc.edu and notify us immediately. Our intention is purely educational, but we will promptly remove any material determined to be in violation.