4.312 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space


Class Info

Introduces historical and contemporary spatial concepts from various cultures and geo-political settings, and examines how they relate to artistic process and production. Explores the relational qualities of spatial concepts and reflects on their producers and proponents; investigates the notion of utopian, dystopian and heterotopian space, inner and outer space, the void, the vacuum, the in-between, and "real" versus "virtual" space. Lectures, readings, screenings, presentations, and guest speakers from various disciplines support the development of individual and collective projects. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Limited to 20.

This class has 4.301, and 4.302 as prerequisites.

4.312 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by Art.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E15-001.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 4.312 was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 4.312/4.313 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space: “Land-Grab Pavilion” - ACT at MIT site or on the 4.312 Stellar site.

MIT 4.312 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space Related Textbooks
MIT 4.312 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space On The Web
4.312/4.313 Advanced Studio on the Production of Space: “Land-Grab Pavilion” - ACT at MIT
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