Mediation – media, medium, mediating; through the course of CAD 2.0, we used these key words as a through-line to investigate how intervention, agency and access affect the making, framing, delivery, circulation and viewing of images.
Skills: developing and articulating the practices of locally-based artists / writers / curators, through discussions, talks, workshops and mentoring, all informed by regular readings, plus visits to exhibitions and artists’ studios.
Feedback: presenting work and learning strategies for critique, self-critique and self-motivated practice; all participants present their work and discuss it with the class and visiting tutors at least twice over the six-month period.
Access: to international, regional, and local tutors, perspectives and audiences.
Projects: participants develop their own projects, and also work collaboratively on a project with the CAD Core class.
Group Critique – participants will each present their work twice across the six-month course
Workshops – hands-on, collaborative sessions led by tutors
Talks – lectures and seminars delivered by visiting professionals
Mentoring – one-on-one advisory sessions with tutors
Participants selected by the tutorial committee for Campus Art Dubai 2.0’s Core programme 2013-14 were: