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Blamey, David, Cornford, Matthew, Cummings, Neil, Fox, Dan, Grose, Anouchka, Hu, Mingyuan, Knott, Stephen, Loeffler, Frances, Power, Nina, Poynor, Rick, Rider, Alistair, Robinson, Andrew, Rogoff, Irit, Sonderegger, Ruth, Watson, Chris, Wozencroft, Jon and Whittlesea, Ian, 2016, Book, Specialism Occasional Table . Open Editions, London. ISBN 978-0-949004-01-7

Abstract or Description:

It is widely assumed that everyone is ‘interdisciplinary’ nowadays, that we all work at the intersections of conventional disciplines. But if being flexible, multi-skilled and polymathic are the prerequisites of survival in today’s world, why do educators and art marketeers still find it imperative to maintain conditions of production that advocate specialist outcomes? The aim of this new anthology in the Occasional Table series is to critically reflect upon the role of specialism in art and society and to understand better how the claim of those who seek to transcend the parameters of specialisation contrasts to that of others who maintain that deep levels of achievement can only be attained within highly focused methods and forms.

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Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art > W190 Fine Art not elsewhere classified
School or Centre: School of Communication
Funders: Royal College of Art, University of Brighton
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2016 20:22
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 20:22
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2444

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