Educating the Artrepreneur
This chapter begins by asking: What if business remade creativity education on its terms? What would become of art and its education in the wake of creativity-for-business only? This chapter explores these questions in light of the intensifying entrepreneurialization of art and its education. I examine the Partnership for the 21st Century Skills’ push for entrepreneurial literacy through art and creativity education along with the rise of artrepreneurs within contemporary art. I end with a plea for the relative autonomy of art education so that it may not only be a mode of vocationalization, but also a site of struggle and critical creativity.
KeywordsEntrepreneurialism Contemporary art Education 21st Century Skills
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