18/11/2015 49' 27''

Music by Like A Tim

Jordi Ferreiro is an artist and educator who sees no distinction between his two chosen disciplines. His projects mediate the relationship between the artist, the audience, and the museum through strategies based on participation, play, and estrangement. They include choreographed tours, passive performances, interactive audiotours, social sculptures, hyperfiction, installations, and quite a few kilos of gold confetti.

In his spare time, Jordi Ferrerio studies information transfer methodologies and educational movements that lie outside the norm. For this conversation, he has organised them according to three basic criteria: the space, the participants, and the methodology. To a greater or lesser extent, each of the case studies interrupts the usual structure and relations that are set up in the classroom. Through anomalous, subaltern, experimental projects such as the University of Trees, the Outdoor Painting Schools in Mexico, a Zaragoza-based origami group, the Escola Catalana del Tapís, and the German forest schools, Jordi Ferreiro shares practical examples that operate around play, performativity, and horizontality.

SON[I]A talks to Jordi Ferreiro about educational situations outside the norm, affects and meaningful learning, and experimental systems of evaluation.

01:49 Subaltern educational situations
04:19 The cloned space of the classroom
06:29 German forest-schools
07:21 The University of the Trees
10:07 Representing the landscape: philosophy at the Open Air School of Painting in Mexico
12:31 Correspondence education and other one-way educational situations
15:03 This book is a classroom
18:22 Breaking through the teacher-student binary
20:02 Networked learning: the Catalan School of Tapestry
26:14 Methodologies
28:37 Papyrus pedagogy
31:29 Inside La Maloka: a double spiral and a fireplace
40:37 Tenses in Guambiano philosophy
43:10 The “taita” and accreditation at MISAK University
44:36 Evaluation criteria
46:43 At home at university

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