Faculty Mentoring Workshop on Art and Cultural Studies
Vasl Artists' Collective
In Collaboration with
American Institute of Pakistan Studies, USA
Princeton University, USA
Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Pakistan
November 28th - December 5th, 2015
Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture,
VASL Artists' Collective, with support from and the American Institute for Pakistan Studies and in collaboration with the Princeton University, USA and Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, invited applications from junior and mid career fields to participate in the 2015 AIPS Faculty mentoring workshop.
Cultural and visual analysis is very salient in understanding the history and the current state of society in Pakistan and beyond. The workshop focused on assisting participants in developingtheir own curriculum and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and providing them with frameworks useful in furthering their individual research projects. The workshop included readings in theory and practice, guest lecturers and workshops on writing and curriculum development. The seminar focused on methodological questions concerning history and theory that can provide a framework for studio practices.
The workshop included 14 participants from various institutes of Karachi who hold teaching positions in the fields of art history, cultural studies, media studies, and theory and methods in studio or related disciplines.
Zahid Chaudhary (Princeton University, USA)
With Contributions by:
Iftikhar Dadi (Cornell University, USA)
Brian James Stone (Huston-Tillotson University, USA)
Hammad Nasar (Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong)