Foundations in Art, Design and Spatial Practices

4.021 or 4.02A
Lab Fee: 
There will be NO lab fee for Spring 2021
Limited to 18
Required of: 
BSA, BSAD; restr. elect. Arch minor
Preference Given to: 
Course 4 majors and minors

Develops an introductory foundation in artistic practice and its critical analysis, and develops artistic approaches and methods by drawing analogies to architectural thinking, urbanism, and design practice. Covers how to communicate ideas and experiences on different scales and through two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and time-based media in new genres. Uses artistic methods that engage the public realm through spatial, sculptural, performative, and process-oriented practices. Instruction components include video screenings, guest lectures, visiting artist presentations, and field trips. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided.  In person not required.