Sociological approaches to arts education

Friday 15 December 2023

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Amphithéâtre d'Honneur

14 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris


Sociological approaches to arts education

Speakers: Guillaume Fournier (Laboratoire Techniques Territoires et Sociétés) and Frédérique Joly (École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Marseille).

This session will provide an opportunity to examine student and teacher careers from a sociological perspective. The question of the prestige conferred by going to the École, the link between the École and the channels of legitimisation, the network and the role of studio heads in this construction of careers and legitimacy reveal a set of hierarchies that stem from social structures that are reflected and replayed within the École. The Beaux-Arts, and specifically the Beaux-Arts de Paris, are thus the site of a recomposition of these structures and hierarchies in the light of specific values that we will attempt to bring to light. The careers of women in particular will be examined, insofar as they reveal the impact of these social expectations at a time when they intersect with those of the art world and its teaching.

Practical information

Free admission subject to availability

The REG-ARTS project is supported by the Fondation Malatier-Jacquet, sponsored by the Fondation de France.

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