O1 – Socio-Political (Funding)

Funding 16 March 2011, 6.00-8.00pm, Sculpture Seminar Room

How do we negotiate funders’ demands for the work to be ‘useful’ socially? How is the work of art situated politically and economically? What is the optic of the application form and process. What is the relationship of the work of art to value? What is art’s value in an age of austerity?

Special Guest:  Jonathan Miles, RCA tutor, painter


Bob and Roberta Smith, 2010

Reading List

1.   On the position of Artistic production in relation to Economics and Power:  Bourdieu’s Field of Cultural Production (pages 37-39 highlighted)



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