In every period of art, artists developed new narrative languages, different forms of expression, technical applications and use of materials. Especially in this respect, non-limited examples can be seen in today’s contemporary art. In our country, both in major galleries, biennials and art fairs in abroad, can be encountered in with hundereds of different approaches like room installations, 3D objects, neon types, video art projects, digital prints, etc. besides canvas painting. In recent years many artists have also added a variety of animation techniques to their production medium. It’s really interesting that, in the last few years are encountered to very stunning artworks, that especially used in classical (traditional) techniques. Mathias Poledna’s “Imitation of Life”, which is exhibited in 55th Venice Biennial, Matt Collishaw’s “Garden of Unearthly Delights” from his Afterimage exhibition, Jordan Baseman and Gary Thomas’s “971 Horses and 4 Zebras” named artworks, have been astonishing on the audience. In accordance with the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary art, by combining animation with other disciplines like sculpture, video, film and photography may arise different stunning techniques. The animation principles such as sequential images and movement, time, light, sound have the power to take people into different visual, emotional and intellectual interactions, when the animation combined with conceptual, questioning, sometimes shock effective behavior of contemporary art. Today, animation, creates an undeniable field of narration and evokes a great interest of artistic production. As an important aspect of multidisciplinary training, which including contemporary narrative techniques, become necessary to handled more commonly in art education institutions. Thereby the educational institutions have the opportunity to: include their members to the international art scene, who followed the contemporary requirements; as well as they can be able to establish the similarity with international training.
Keywords: Contemporary art, conceptual art, art education, animation, animation education, animation techniques, exhibition techniques