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The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts

A-S 390-002 Guerrilla Art

Fall Class!

A-S 390-002 Guerrilla Art: Interventions and Social Practice
TR 3:30-6:20 pm  |  with Lee Ann Paynter

In this course students will view, discuss, critique and develop a variety of artworks in an investigation where artistic creativity and social engagement meet. Students will learn the techniques and strategies used in Interventional Art while developing their own creative ways to engage in public sphere. They will be introduced to the history of contemporary public art and the current discourse around public engagement, site-specificity, pedestrian psychology, and the politics of space. The projects will be both collaborative and individual, and can be petitioned for credit towards the DMDE degree if appropriate. Prerequisites - Sophomore status, recommended that all Studio Foundations classes be completed.