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February 16, 2019

This is the last chapter in the publication Art, Arts and Pedagogy. Atthis point in the book, discussion of Gert Biesta’s paper and elaborations of many Deleuzian concepts, have been made by the authors. Now in the final chapter, Gert Biesta reflects on the book a...

February 16, 2019

Arts, Artists and Pedagogy by Dr. Marissa Nesbit


Another great review of  Art, Artists and Pedagogy  by Marissa Nesbit, Assistant Professor at East Carolina University.

November 21, 2018

In the penultimate chapter in Art, Artist and Pedagogy John Baldacchino discusses with Gert Biesta his wide ranging research on ‘unlearning’ in the arts. 

This term is discussed with reference to John Dewey and many others, while considering how students are a...

September 2, 2018

The most interesting aspect of a book such as Art, Artists and Pedagogy is that you are never sure which direction the writing will turn, relying as it does on different interpretations of the arts, together with philosophical readings of Gert Biesta’s chapte...

August 17, 2018

This is a good book. It should be archived in your collection and you should come back to it often. Actually, there’s no other way to be with it. You must come back to it repeatedly. You must read it sequentially sometimes and you should also read it from its last chap...

July 14, 2018

Art, Artists and Pedagogy: Philosophy and the Arts in Education edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta and David R. Cole. Oxon: Routledge, 2018. 156pp., paperback. £25.97. ISBN 978-1-138-50060-0 Two philosophies inspire this edited book - Gert Biesta’s ideas about...

Jessie Beier and Dr. Jason Wallin explain some background to their chapter in Art, Arts and Pedagogy.

Anthropocene, Ecology, Pedagogy- The Future in Question.

The prospect of the Anthropocene is revisited in Chapter Twelve of ‘Art, Artists and Pedagogy’. Beier and Wallin repeat Deleuze’s observation that what we lack is a belief in the world. They delve into the premise of the world as it is already given, denying any variat...

March 11, 2018

The ‘subject’ and ‘subjectivity’ in the world is applied to the context of global performative based teacher education by Julianne Moss and Anne-Marie Morrissey in chapter eleven of Art, Artists and Pedagogy.

Reflecting on the shift in thinking in relation to the theori...

February 9, 2018

Sydney Theatre Company’s School Drama Programme:


See the video of the work undertaken in the Schools Drama Programme

Read Chapter 10 of 'Art, Artists and Pedagogy' (Edited by Naughton,...

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