DIVERSE ARTISTIC INTERESTS IN THE CREATIVE PRACTICES OF CRITICAL THINKING,
RELATIONAL AESTHETICS AND STUDIO ACTIVITIES. THROUGH RELATED READINGS AND
RESOURCES, COMMUNAL DISCOURSE AND APPLICATION OF PROJECT OBJECTIVES. STUDENTS
WILL DESIGNATE A PATH OF RESEARCH, EXPERIMENTATION AND IMPLEMENTATION FOR
CRITICAL REVIEW BY THEIR PEERS. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE PROJECT DESIGN STRATEGIES AND
TACTICS, ARTISTIC STATEMENT CONSTRUCTION, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, RESOURCE
DEVELOPMENT AND MATERIALS INVESTIGATION AND PROCESS. STUDENTS WILL CONSIDER
THEMSELVES AS A CORPORATE COLLABORATIVE ENTITY OR INDIVIDUAL/INDEPENDENT
FACILITY ESTABLISHING AN IDENTITY FROM WHICH TO PERORM THEIR RESPECTIVE
PRODUCTIONS/ACTIONS.IT IS THIS COURSE’S INTENT TO EXPAND THE POTENTIAL
POSSIBILTIES AND INTERESTS OF ITS PARTICIPANT’S WORK IN A SUPPORTIVE WAY THAT
AUGMENTS RESEARCH AND DIRECTIVES ALREADY ESTABLISHED.
Discussion/ what are we doing here?
Goals and Objectives / how this class works
Presentation: whats happening that is different
Books: readings, resources, artists statements
Assignment: 5-10 min presentation of your work for next week of your work/flash
drive ready. A general idea of who are and what you have done.
Announce studio space, link to graduate nights at museum,
****Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Changes will be noted and posted
by email or Elearning. Also sign up times will be posted on E learning.
You must meet with me at least twice in the course of the semester during the designated
studio appointment days prior to the final critique presentation.
Presentations/critiques: Students will be evaluated through in class critiques as to
professional seriousness and commitment to the concerned subject. This includes
preparation, content depth and vitality of resources related to content. There are 2 critiques
and 2 presentaions in the course of the semester.
Participation: It is important that you be at all lectures and class seminars and that you are
engaged in the dialogue with the rest of the class. You will be deducted for absences that
are not medically prohibited*. Missing a cumulative total of critique, lecture or demo class
days will result in an unsatisfactory evaluation.
10% Notebook: your notebook is the critical link to the process you are involved with and its evolution. It is important that you take class notes and record your research and source material to assist in the evaluation of your progress.
I would like to take this opportunity to fill you in on some general course expectations and
policies regarding attendance, grades, classroom etiquette, assignments, materials and attitude.
Questions and/or difficulties in this course most often arise in these areas. It is your right to be
informed of my beliefs and strategies on these issues.
remember that it is the University policy that faculty are only required to respond to emails
sent from a university account. So you may use your own personal off campus email but I
am not required to respond.
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