Subjects

instructors
units
3-3-6 U
schedule
TW 2-5 ()
prerequisites
description

Introduces artistic practice and critical visual thinking through three studio-based projects using different scales and media, for instance, "Body Extension," "Shaping Time," "Public Making," and/or "Networked Cultures." Each project concludes with a final presentation and critique.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G / 3-3-6 G
schedule
TR 9-12 ()
prerequisites
Undergraduates: 4.301 or 4.302 or permission of instructor
description

Introduces historical and contemporary spatial concepts from various cultures and geo-political settings, and examines how they relate to artistic process and production.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
TR 2-5 ()
prerequisites
4.314: 4.301 or 4.302 or permission of instructor
description

Examines artistic practice as a form of critical inquiry and knowledge production. Offers opportunity to develop art as a means for addressing the social, cultural, and ecological consequences of technology, to build bridges between industry and culture, and to challenge the boundaries between public and private, and human and non-human.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G / 3-3-3 G
schedule
MW 9:30-12:30 ()
prerequisites
description

Explores three-dimensional art work, including sculptures and installations, from design to model to finished piece. Addresses challenges associated with design and fabrication, process, context, and relationships between objects, the body, and physical or cultural environments. Lectures, screenings, field trips, readings, and debates supplement studio practice.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G / 3-3-3 G
schedule
TR 2-5 ()
prerequisites
G: permission of instructor
description

4.341 UG | 4.342 G

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G / 3-3-3 G
schedule
R 9:30-12:30 ()
prerequisites
UG: 4.341 or permission of instructor, G: 4.342 or permission of instructor
description

UG: 4.344 | G: 4.345

This advanced photography course is designed for students who wish to explore photography, images and archives, as tools and resources for artistic practices. The course focuses on the use of archival images in photographic practices while encouraging students to explore analog, digital and new technologies.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U / 2-4-6 G
schedule
TR 7-10 ()
prerequisites
U: 4.351 or permission of instructor; G: permission of instructor
description

UG: 4.352 | G: 4.353

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G / 3-3-3 G
schedule
TR 9:30-12:30 ()
prerequisites
description

UG: 4.354 | G: 4.355

Introduction to Video and Related Media examines the technical and conceptual variables and strategies inherent in a contemporary video art practice.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
Lecture: W 7-10, Recitation by appointment ()
prerequisites
UG: 4.301 or 4.302 or permission of instructor
description

UG: 4.361; G: 4.362

instructors
Judith Barry, Nida Sinnokrot, Katarina Burin
units
3-3-12 G
schedule
MF 2-5 (E15-001)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Explores the theory and criticism of intersections between art, culture, and technology in relation to contemporary artistic practice, critical design, and media. Students consider methods of investigation, documentation, and display and explore modes of communication across disciplines.

instructors
units
TBA U
schedule
W 2-5 ()
prerequisites
description

Video installation is a contemporary and expanding art genre that intersects with the world of architecture, engineering, programing/new media, public art, and performance practices.

instructors
units
3-0-6 G
schedule
T 7-10 ()
prerequisites
Permission by the instructor is required for undergraduates
description

Using The Film Sense, written by film director Sergei Eisenstein as a prompt, the intention of this course is to create space for experimentation and exploratory discussion and productions via aesthetic inquiry into perceptions of all senses.