The course provides the students with a perspective on indigenous cultural expressions and art in the past and the present.The way of thinking and the meaning of indigenous cultural expressions are discussed from the point of view of individual artistsand different indigenous groups.
The course examines the position of indigenous cultural expressions also in the context of western art in different periods and indigenous societies.In addition, the students will analyze (the connection between)indigenous cultural expressionsand art inthe post-colonialistcritical theories and in the indigenous epistemology.The themes of the course are approached both theoretically and through students’assignments.
The course is divided into two(2) areas of study:
1) Contemporary Sámi art and duodji.
2) The cultural expressionsand artof indigenous peoples.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Institution||Sámi University of Applied Sciences|
|Fields of study||Arts (broad programmes)DesignCraft skillsArts (others)|
|Teaching place||Kautokeino, Norway|