The Thinking I: Self, Materiality and Paint Practice

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Presented at the Teaching Painting Conference, Royal Academy London in June 2018, this academic paper focuses on ideas of indexicality and tacit knowledge found within painting practices, focusing on the work of contemporary women painters, Lynette Yiadom Boakye and Lucy Stein. It questions and discusses the ways in which tacit knowledge can be embedded within the teaching curriculum, with a particular focus on Gert Biesta, 'Letting Art Teach. Art Education ‘after’ Joseph Beuys' (2018), and poses questions around ideas of self and painting practice. is currently being published as a chapter in ‘Teaching Painting: Painting the New’, Cambridge Scholars Press, (2022)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching Painting: Painting the New
PublisherCambridge Scholar Publishing
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2022


  • Painting
  • Education


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