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Contemporary Issues: Art Today (CRCP)
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of Liberal Studies (including the Writing course with a passing grade of 60%).
This Studio-Seminar introduces students to some of the contemporary theory and formal strategies integral to the critical and curatorial world of art and design. The CRCP offering of this course concentrates on viewing, reading and thinking about the relationship between art and exhibition practices, while developing writing and analytical skills. This course also introduces students to the Toronto art world, the various forums for art publications, exhibitions and alternative art practices, including community arts. Each weekly seminar explores issues and problems through the following forums: readings and discussions, text analyses, lectures and student presentations of projects and assignments.
Notes: Required for Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors. Priority in registration is given to Criticism & Curatorial Practice Majors. May not be repeated in another program area for credit, this includes: DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22, PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 and SCIN 2B09.
Course was last updated August 18, 2011 - 2:09 PM