Installation Art in Your Room

Curious about installation art? Explore the fundamentals of the medium, historical and contemporary artworks, and delve into the practice from your own home. Instructors Katya Gorker and Suzanne L. Seesman will share examples and techniques for making art installations at home and in virtual spaces, using found objects, video, and a variety of media. During the course, participants will design and create their own installations to share online.

Instructors: Katya Gorker and Suzanne Seesman

Special Notes
This is an online class hosted through Zoom. We recommend that you download the free Zoom application on your computer, phone, or tablet in advance of the first class. Within 48 hours of registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the course via Zoom. The same link will be used each week.

What you will learn:

  • History and contemporary perspectives on installation art

  • Brainstorming ideas for site-specific installation works

  • Recording and editing video and sound with accessible software and equipment

  • Manipulating found objects and sculptural forms within an installation context

Required supplies:

  • Smartphone or other video recording device

  • Other materials depending on the project