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Hidden Curriculum ,

Annette KraussGitte Villesen

Project 17 Sep-18 Nov 2007

Involving the participation of students from the Rietveld College (Utrecht) and Amadeus Lyceum (Utrecht) 
 
Open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 12.00-18.00 
Workshops Tuesday/Friday, 14.00-16.00 
 
‘Hidden Curriculum’ looks at the unrecognized and unintended knowledge, values and beliefs that are part of the learning process in schools. It focuses on actions that go beyond existing norms and shows creative and productive ways of navigating through everyday life in school. The project is currently being realized through a series of workshops with two groups of 16-17 year old students from the Rietveld College and Amadeus Lyceum in Utrecht. The workshops will set a framework in which the students will investigate their own actions and forms of behaviour and transfer the knowledge gained from their investigations towards other ends, such as the production of printed material, video and public actions. Activating situations that may go beyond common sense or secure behaviour, they will reflect on the legitimacy of specific social contexts, taking a critical stance in order to think through the complexity of their own actions.  
 
In a broader context the project forms a model of how institutional structures are negotiated in all areas of public life, thinking about how people deal with rules and and imposed categories of thought, and both internalise them as well as subconsciously resist them.  
 
‘Hidden Curriculum’ will be developed over three months and is open to the public throughout with a continuously developing body of documentation and special events. The final outcomes of the project will be presented in a screening, and will be on view at Casco during the last week of the project.  
 
'show and tell', by Celine Condorelli  
The project will take place in an evolving and adaptable workspace specially developed for the project by Celine Condorelli as part of her ongoing research into support structures. 
 
‘Hidden Curriculum Files’ 
Graphic design students from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam have produced a series of ten booklets documenting the project. Projects by: Inci Arici, Denny Backhaus, Merel van den Berg, Goda Budvytyte, Donat Caduff, Xavier Fernandez Fuentes, Thijs Gadiot, Sanne van de Goor, Mikk Heinsoo, Kumi Hiroi, Katrine Lihn, Margaret Warzecha. Supervised by Julia Born 
 
‘Hidden Curriculum’ has been realized with the collaboration of pupils from the Gerrit Rietveld College and Amadeus Lyceum, Utrecht: Bouchra Aarab, Kaoutar El Abbassi, Rosa Alferink, Karima Amaador, Pamela Bontrop, Wendeline Braaksma, Sjaak Deloffre, Lisa van Eijl, Karen van Engelshoven, Matthijs de Fluiter, Ineke v/d Hurk, Felicity de Kruijf, Steffie Jansen, Martijn Kwant, Daan Langelaan, Anne Leeuw, Aafje Malschaert, Bob Mekking, Xamira Möhlmann, Ans de Nijs, Vivienne Pickkers, Richard Scholten, Sonakshi Shankar, Wouter Slaterus, Sofie Teissier 
 
 
Events 
 
Screening and lecture  
Saturday 3 November, 15.00: 
-Petra Bauer and Annette Krauss ‘all the things I need to learn...’, DVD, 16mins 
-Thomas Alkemeyer and Thomas Pille ‘The School and its Bodies. An ethnographic approach’, lecture 
More info: http://www2.cascoprojects.org/?entryid=130 
 
Final presentation  
Thursday 15 November, 17.00-19.00 
Presentation of the final results of the project, on view in the space until 18 November 
 
Read more: 
http://www2.cascoprojects.org/?show=1&browseby=theme&entryid=129 
 
Links 
An article on Annette Krauss's project 'Tricksen' at Documenta 12, Kassel:http://www.documenta12.de/1204.html?&L=1 
 
This project is generously supported by Mondriaan Stichting, Gemeente Utrecht, Fentener van Vlissingen Fonds and Fonds voor Amateur en Podiumkunsten 
 
Special thanks to the following people for their help in the realization of this project: 
 
Production management 
Hester Beets 
 
Video editing  
Sandra Verkaart 
 
Installation 
Jiska van Rossum, Hendrikje Horsten, Michael Klinkenberg, Thomas de Kroon

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17 Sep-18 Nov 2007

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