chapter  3
Countervaillance: Educating Creative Practitioners
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When people outside the art world visualize schools of art and design, they imagine students and faculty dressed in fashionable black, a factorylike production space reminiscent of an atelier, avant-garde art, and a hip glamour. Such images often accompany a type of magical thinking about how the transformation of young talented students into star professional artists and designers takes place. Rarely is the day-to-day work of educating the next generation of creative practitioners understood in its complexity and importance.