4.368 Studio Seminar in Art and the Public Sphere

Class Info

Focuses on the production of artistic interventions in public space. Explores ideas, situations, objects, and materials that shape public space and inform the notion of publicness, with an emphasis on coproduction and cooperative ethics. Examines forms of environmental art in comparison to temporal and critical forms of art and action in the public sphere. Historical models include the Russian Constructivists, the Situationists International, ecosystematic aesthetics, conceptual art, and contemporary interventionist tactics and artistic strategies. Helps students develop an initial concept for a publicly-situated project. Includes guest lectures, visiting artist presentations, and optional field trips. Additional work required of students taking graduate version. Limited to 20.

This class has 4.301, and 4.302 as prerequisites.

4.368 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by G. Urbonas.

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

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

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