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ARST 134 - Intro to Public Art and Social Practice

FC ARHU
4 credits
This course introduces the fields of new genre public and social practice art, engaging directly with communities outside of the traditional institutional structure to initiate collaboration, debate, or social interaction in/with the public sphere. Students study participatory artmaking to inform community-and-collaboration-based practices. Interdisciplinary projects may include environmental artworks, public projects, radical archives, public interventions, zines, and alternative pedagogies. Works can address placemaking, food systems, environmental issues, social justice, goods and services, and care. Readings, lectures, and meetings with community partners will enhance an understanding of how art can facilitate open dialog in and with the public. Field trips required.
Does this course require off campus field trips? Yes

This course is appropriate for new students.



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