Art and Disaster (Topics in Contemporary Art)

Course Details
Course: 
191P
Instructor: 
Kyle Parry
Quarter: 
Winter
Academic Year: 
2016-17
Description: 
Addresses changing topics in contemporary art. The specific topic varies with each offering to keep up with new directions in scholarship. (General Education Code(s): IM.)

 

Art and Disaster 

This seminar will explore how artists and other cultural actors have negotiated the material, political, and
social consequences of modern disasters. Also addresses themes of catastrophe, violence,
and resilience as they figure in art criticism and art history.