Between Bridges

 Christopher Williams, "Model-Nr.: 1740, Rotznasen - Kinder Model Agentur, Liesegangstr. 7A, 40211 Düsseldorf, Studio Rhein Verlag, Düsseldorf, January 28, 2016", 2016 © Christopher Williams, Courtesy Capitain Petzel, Berlin & Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Christopher Williams, Model-Nr.: 1740, Rotznasen - Kinder Model Agentur, Liesegangstr. 7A, 40211 Düsseldorf, Studio Rhein Verlag, Düsseldorf, January 28, 2016, 2016 © Christopher Williams, Courtesy Capitain Petzel, Berlin & Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

A walk around Berlin galleries by Alexander Scrimgeour

 Student postest at Cooper Union

Student protest at Cooper Union

Status Quo Art School. How do art academies change in the course of a world run by a liberal-minded creative industries? How should art schools respond to the financialisation of higher education? Can art schools maintain their autonomy as sites of independent teaching and learning? In the first of a series of pieces tackling the future of art education to be published on Spike Online in the coming months, Chloe Stead writes on the student activists of Free Cooper Union and on protest as a learning experience.