We, the undersigned, an international group of artists, arts educators, activists, students and people gathered on the occasion of the event Permeable Practices-Curating and Education of the 32nd Bienal of São Paulo and Another Roadmap School stand in solidarity with the high school students (secundaristas) of Brazil in their occupation of their schools in protest against their government´s proposal to reform secondary education and to amend the constitution in such a way that will decrease social rights, including education.
Bienal de São Paulo Foundation, in the context of the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo – INCERTEZA VIVA, [Live Uncertainty], is collaborating with Another Roadmap School in a program addressing art and education histories from diverse specific contexts and the methodologies to research, intervene and circulate them as tools for learning and unlearning in contemporary public spheres.
Members of the Intertwining Hi/stories Cluster and the Africa Cluster develop diverse activities between October 24 and 29, at the space COZINHA in the Bienal Pavilion. During this week, a plural space for interlocution between local experiences and international dialogues seeks to establish a learning environment between artists, researchers and educators to problematize arts education and its social role, as a collective exercise.
#longstorySHORT Speshal Edition, in partnership with Keleketla! Library and Wits School of Arts as part of the Another Roadmap School presents:
Hosted by Intermediae, the international kick-off meeting of the Another Roadmap School took place in Madrid from 18th to 22nd of october. The participants in the network collaborate to reflect and research on the histories, policies and possible alternative practices in arts education. At the meeting, participants from 21 working groups in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe together worked The Another Roadmap School , the platform for learning and exchange of the network. Sharing and discussing planned and ongoing research activities , at the meeting joint projects between working groups for the pilot phase of the School between 2015 and 2018 were developed: on histories of arts education, the relation between arts education and social movements, arts education and other economies, as well as curriculum analysis and development. On Thursday 22, a public presentation with panels in English and Spanish allowed for dicussion with researchers and practitioners in arts education and related fields in Spain.