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Silvie Jacobi


 

Silvie Jacobi

I'm a Joint-PhD candidate at King's College London and Humboldt University Berlin, looking into the role of art schools in developing local art scenes in the context of the global art world. I trained in Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art, from which I moved on to study the contexts of culture in cities with a specialised MSc in Creative Cities at King's.

My PhD is funded thanks to:

Organisations I am involved with:

London School of Mosaic

Research interests:

Contemporary Art, Art Education, Art World,  Art Scenes, Creative Cities, Gentrification and Urban Regeneration

 

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Journal Articles and Books

2017

Jacobi, S. (2017) Alternative Art Schools in London: Contested space and the emergence of new modes of learning in practice. In Ren, J. and Lugar, J. (Eds.) Art in the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape. London and New York: Routledge

Jacobi, S. (2017). Leipzig’s Visual Artists as actors of urban change. In Murzyn-Kupisz, M. & Dzialek, J. (Eds.), Artists and the challenges of contemporary urban development. Springer

2016

Jacobi, S. (2016). Beyond the art school: pedagogic networks in the visual arts and their engagement with the city of Leipzig. In Comunian, R. & Gilmore, A. (Eds.), Routledge Cities and Regions: Higher Education and the Creative Economy, London and New York: Routledge

Jacobi, S. (2016) Book review: Cultural work and higher education (eds. Noonan and Ashton), International Journal of Cultural Policy

2015

Comunian, R., Fraser-Ward, L. & Jacobi, S. (2015) Chapter 15 Festivals on the High Street: revitalising business and communities in the UK, In Newbold, C. & Jordan, J. (Eds.), Focus on World Festivals. Goodfellow Publishers

Comunian, R. & Jacobi, S. (2015). Resilience, creative careers and creative spaces: bridging vulnerable artist’s livelihoods and adaptive urban change, In Pinto, H. (Ed.), Resilient territories: Innovation and creativity for new modes of regional development, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars

Comunian, R., Gilmore, A. & Jacobi (2015). Higher education and the ereative economy: creative graduates, knowledge transfer and regional impact debates. Geography Compass 7(9), 371-383

2014

Leipzig's visual artist's as actors of urban change: Articulating the intersection between place attachement, professional development and urban pioneering, King's College London MSc dissertation, 2014

 

Online Material

Kultur | Standort.Bestimmung, Leipzig + Kultur e.V. (written by Séverine Marguin, edited by Silvie Jacobi)

Beyond the Campus: Case Studies, AHRC funded research network between King's College London and Manchester University

This Big City, Sustainable Urbanism Online Publication

British Council Creative Economy: Recife Playable City, Project to forge links between creative practitioners in Brazil and the UK

Conference Papers and Talks

2017

Artistic training between tradition and experiment: Art academies and alternative art schools in Europe and Russia, " Art schools and their relationship with place: Reflection on British and German art schools including emerging alternatives" (13-14th October, Centre for German and European Studies, St Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg,  Russia)

For, About, Nearby: The value of diversity and difference in fine art practice, research and education, Paradox Conference: "Place and art school education: The case of Manchester School of Art" (14-15th Sept, University of the Arts London, UK)

2016

9th Mid-Term Conference of the RN-Sociology of the Arts:  "Alternative Art Schools in London: Contested space and the emergence of new modes of learning in practice" (8-11th Sept, University of Porto, Portugal)

Association of American Geographers Annual Conference 2016, Critical Artscapes: "Alternative Art Schools in London: Urban Regeneration as context for pedagogic autonomy" (29th March-2nd April, San Francisco, USA)

2015

Kultur.Standort|Bestimmung: "Kultur Bildet II" Podium discussion (23-26th Sept 2015, Leipzig+Kultur e.V., Leipzig, Germany)

Fourth Global Conference of Economic Geography: "Artist's trajectories and urban change: A dialogical framework for resilience?" (20th Aug 2015, Oxford University)

The Arts in Society ConferenceCreative Work, Education and Careers: Links and Connections between Arts Education and Careers in the Art: "Art Schools and Pedagogic Networks as Place Attachment Factors for Artists: A Case Study on Leipzig" (23rd July 2015, Imperial College London)

Cultures in Disarray: Postgraduate conference in Culture, Media, and the Creative Industries: "Artist’s trajectories and urban change: A dialogical framework for resilience?" (12th June 2015, King's College London)

2014

Centre for German and European Studies St. Petersburg – Scientific Environment: "Leipzig’s visual artist as actors of urban change: Articulating the intersection between place attachment, professional development and urban pioneering." (21st December 2014, St. Petersburg State University via skype)

Controversies around Creativity in Cities: "Leipzig’s visual artist as actors of urban change: Articulating the intersection between place attachment, professional development and urban pioneering." (23rd October 2014, WZB Berlin Social Science Centre)

Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change CRESC Annual Conference 2014 – Higher Education and the Creative Economy: "Leipzig’s visual artist as actors of urban change: Articulating the intersection between place attachment, professional development and urban pioneering." (3rd September 2014, Manchester University)

London Conference in Critical Thought – Towards a critical discourse on urban aesthetics: "Artist's trajectories and urban change: a new approach to resilience?" (18th July, 2014, Centre for Arts and Learning, Department of Educational Studies, Goldsmiths University of London)

Creating Cultures: Postgraduate conference in Culture, Media, and the Creative Industries: "From art school to urban pioneers: Leipzig’s visual artists as actors of urban change" (12th June 2014, King’s College London)