ART SOCIETY CONFLICT
The “Art Society Conflict” (ASC) seminar examines the vital role visual art plays in the social and cultural dialogue surrounding controversial issues. It investigates how artists have challenged or enforced authority by creating new aesthetics.It further explores how art is used to initiate, accelerate, or combat social change. The class makes multiple excursions within Miami to the Perez Art Museum Miami, Vizcaya Museums and Gardens, Margulies Collection, Rubell Collection, among many others. Throughout the year, students will supplement class lectures on art history with hands-on involvement in special projects with artists from throughout the world. Students have canoed in Biscayne Bay to collect garbage to build a wall during Miami Art Week. They have participated in a performance with an Israeli artist at Vizcaya, distorted faces in collaboration with an artist from Finland, and painted a poem on the roof of an FIU parking garage. ASC offers students the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in Miami’s contemporary art scene.
Discover the locations the ASC students explore.
Review the academic structure of ASC.
See Miami is the Miami art world as seen by the ASC students.
FIU students undertake some unusual projects.
Miami as Text is the world as seen by FIU students.
EDITOR AND LAST UPDATE
John William Bailly 23 November 2019
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