Grad Core 1: Group Critique
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Fine Arts
Course Number: PGFA 5036
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
- Visual Arts
- Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
- Visual Culture
In this course, students together with their peers and faculty discuss and critique each other’s works in progress as well as after completion. These in-depth critiques are aimed to have students understand and reflect each other’s artistic approach, ideas presented in their work, overall methodology, material and spatial realization and contemporary cultural context. The aim of the Group Critique sessions is to provide a forum for productive and respectful engagement of ideas. Students are encouraged to work towards defining a series of philosophical positions as they reflect upon on their own work and that of their peers. To support this process faculty will introduce strategies for catalyzing interaction among group members. The Group Critiques are supported by specific texts assigned primarily by students in relation to their work and on occasion by faculty for each meeting. Each session runs six weeks, weeks 1 – 6 and weeks 9 – 14. At week 8 and week 15 group reviews take place and at week 7 open sign up sessions take place.
Open to: Masters in Fine Arts majors only. Co-requisite(s): PGFA 5105 Graduate Core 1: Studio Visits, PGFA 5127 Theory, Practice and Career 1, PGFA 5150 Critical Thinking 1.
Open to Graduate students.