Dispersed Learning: The Students of the 21st Century


Art schools are no longer the authoritarian keepers and distributors of knowledge. Their expertise is being challenged by social networks and increased mobility, both fostering informal and dispersed learning and exchange. Canons are crumbling. New sets of demands are placed on the art school to re-imagine and re-define its role and relevance.


As institutions propose answers to these contestations, what expertise and knowledge should be developed to support the necessary shifts in leadership?

Untitled (Stairs) 2008 from Josh Hite on Vimeo.


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