From community university partnerships to practice-based PhDs and tenured teaching posts, a new set of resources developed for a-n by artist Steve Pool identifies some key ways artists are working within higher education, and considers the value of such relationships to both artists and institutions.
Connected Communities - a-n The Artists Information Company
Developed by Steve Pool, Artists working in higher education includes a guide and four profiles that explore the ways artists are currently engaging with the HE sector. This introduction highlights the diversity and value of such relationships, and offers some key tips for working in the field.
Within UK universities, visual artists are working across university departments in many different ways ranging from arts and health initiatives, residencies and cultural heritage projects to commissions, teaching and PhD research. Artist Steve Pool identifies some key ways artists are working within HE and considers the value of such relationships to both artists and institutions.
Edited by artist Steve Pool, this research paper looks at the year-long Co-producing legacy research project which explored the legacy of Connected Communities from the perspective of the artists involved.
Research produced as part of the year-long Co-producing legacy project, which explored how artists worked within the 2009 AHRC-led Connected Communities programme from the perspective of the artists involved.