International Journal of Art & Design Education

Off Limits: Cultural Participation and Art Education (pages 301–312)

Volume 33.3   2014



Written from the direct experience of a practitioner, this is an autobiographic paper by a contemporary artist that recounts and explores creative and political activism through contemporary art. This article examines the tensions around status: the status of objects, materials and production methods, and the status of people and their drive to self-definition. The text addresses how a hierarchy of values can struggle to catch up with creative practice in education.