Analyzing Mass Media through Video Art Education: Popular Pedagogy and Social Critique in the Work of Candice Breitz
Spont, Marya, Studies in Art Education
This article begins with the premise that art education should engage with forms of popular visual culture in the art classroom so that students can better understand, evaluate, and critique the world around them. The researcher argues that studying video art with students offers a valuable approach to critiquing film and television, among other mass media, because of shared methods of production and persuasion involving sound, language, movement, and time, in addition to visual imagery. Taking the work of South African artist, Candice Breitz, as a case study, this article investigates how video art that re-appropriates multi-sensory popular culture as a form of social critique can …
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Publication information: Article title: Analyzing Mass Media through Video Art Education: Popular Pedagogy and Social Critique in the Work of Candice Breitz. Contributors: Spont, Marya - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 51. Issue: 4 Publication date: Summer 2010. Page number: 295+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.