Six Acts of Miscognition: Implications for Art Education
Tavin, Kevin M., Studies in Art Education
Employing Lacanian theory as a necessary supplement to contemporary approaches in art education, this article provides a critique and response to art education discourse around "cognition." This response unfolds in six acts: (1) Unknown knowledge, (2) Unmeant knowledge, (3) Missing metaphors, (4) Stupidity, (5) Symptoms and sinthomes, and (6) Truth untold. These six acts presuppose the given symbolic order of cognitive theories in art education and attempt to disturb the fantasmatic kernel of these theories for the larger field. Together, the six acts articulate the concept that every act of cognition in art education is also an act of "miscognition."
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Publication information: Article title: Six Acts of Miscognition: Implications for Art Education. Contributors: Tavin, Kevin M. - Author. Journal title: Studies in Art Education. Volume: 52. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2010. Page number: 55+. © National Art Education Association Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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