Subjects

instructors
units
3-3-6 U
schedule
TR 9:30-12:30 (E15-207)
prerequisites
description

Introduces artistic practice and critical visual thinking through three studio-based projects using different scales and mediafor 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
schedule
TR 2-5 (E15-207)
prerequisites
Undergraduate: 4.301 or 4.302 or permission of instructor; Graduate: permission of instructor
description

Initiates a dialogue between architecture, urbanism, and contemporary art by focusing on the work of practitioners who intertwine the three disciplines in a critical spatial practice. Investigates themes and works ranging from early modernist practices to the contemporary and research based.

instructors
Gediminas Urbonas, Lars Bang Larsen
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
MW 9:30-12:30 (E15-001)
prerequisites
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
schedule
TR 9:30-12:30 (E15-207)
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
schedule
TR 2-5 (E15-054)
prerequisites
G: permission of instructor
description

Introduces history and contemporary practices in artistic photography through projects, lectures, artist visits, group discussions, readings, and field trips. Fosters visual literacy and aesthetic appreciation of photography/digital imaging, as well as critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
TR 9:30-12:30 (Tues: E15-283A , Thurs: E15-054)
prerequisites
UG: 4.341 or permission of instructor, G: 4.342 or permission of instructor
description

5/15/2017 - Note schedule change. Subject now meets TR 9:30-12:30; room for Tuesday is E15-283A; the room for Thursday is E15-054

instructors
TBA
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
MW 9:30-12:30 (E15-283A)
prerequisites
description

Examines the technical and conceptual variables and strategies inherent in contemporary video art practice. Analyzes structural concepts of time, space, perspective, and sound within the art form.

instructors
units
3-3-6 U/G
schedule
TR 2-5 (E15-070 (Bartos))
prerequisites
UG: 4.301 or 4.302 or 4.354 or permission of instructor G: 4.355 or permission of instructor
description

Explores ideas and contexts behind moving images through a multifaceted look at cinema's transmutations, emergence on local and national levels, and global migrations.

instructors
TBA
units
3-3-6 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.