Art Crits: 20 Questions
Art Crits : 20 Questions – A Commissioned Artist’s Video (Talking About Talking About: An Introduction to Visual Art Critiques by Giles Bunch)
We asked recent graduate and presenter at one of our crits, Giles Bunch, to make a video guide to the art crit. The video contains interviews with fine art staff, industry professionals, students, graduates and self-trained artists from around the UK. It aims to prompt questions, discussion, inspiration, invention and above all confidence amongst participants and facilitators alike when approaching the crit.
The video is divided into four chapters but it can also be viewed as a whole or selected from. We have also included scripts to help you ‘seek’ to specific topics that you may be most interested in.
Click through the image at the right for the Full Video.
Full video script
This video was launched alongside Art Crits: 20 Questions – the pocket guide which was launched in October 2013 to over 100 staff and students at our event at the V&A ‘Questioning the crit‘.
This section looks at some of the barriers that people might face to taking part in crits and some of the ways we might overcome them. These include things associated with public speaking, ways to read an artwork, language barriers, and being intimidated by more dominant members in the group.