Theses Doctoral

Art and the Everyday: Walking as an Interactive Method for Developing Visual and Aesthetic Awareness

Griner, Jaclyn Emily

This research follows the topic of art and the everyday, and focuses on how our experience of the everyday is a significant area of educational inquiry. This study investigates the potential of walking as an interactive method of art education that relates to the way we learn from our everyday environment, and is connected to the field of visual culture art education, and the aesthetics of everyday life.

By taking participants on an art walk, I can observe how they engage with their everyday environment directly, and examine whether walking can promote visual and aesthetic awareness towards their ordinary surroundings. A total of eight participants will be studied during the walk; participants represent a mixed variation of age and gender, with and without backgrounds in art, and will participate in a walking interview followed by a sit-down interview.


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More About This Work

Academic Units
Arts and Humanities
Thesis Advisors
Jochum, Richard
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Published Here
January 17, 2020