The Value of Sexuality: Penetrating Norms with Arts-based Action Research

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Abstract

Relying upon feminist and queer theory, this article explores feminist pedagogy in art education practices. More specifically, the research investigates how engaging with sexuality and gender in education relates to the uncovering of social structures, power dynamics, and normativity. This arts-based action research dives into the praxis of the three-day course entitled Sexuality and Art with university student participants from degree programs in art education, graphic design, applied visual arts, and industrial design. By integrating values from feminist pedagogy, such as ethics, agency, contextuality, and the interconnectedness of individuals, art education can create equitable environments that challenge dominant societal narratives.
Translated title of the contributionSeksuaalisuuden arvo: Normien läpäisy taideperustaisen toimintatutkimuksen keinoin
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-39
Number of pages13
JournalResearch in Arts and Education
Volume2023
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2023
MoEC publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • feminist pedagogy
  • queer theory
  • arts-based action research
  • sexuality
  • gender

Field of science

  • Visual arts and design
  • Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts

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