Land Art from Monumental to Environmental (online, tuition-free, five-session workshop)
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. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the course via Zoom. The same link will be used each week.
This online art appreciation course surveys the progression of art movements that have directly engaged and interacted with the earth. These art forms explore the connection between humans, the land, and the environment.Via slide and video presentations, lectures, and group discussions participants will be introduced to the monumental earthworks from the 1960s, the investigations of ecological/environmental art, and a range of contemporary works that address the immediate threats of climate change. Students will gain an understanding of the trajectory of the Land Art and Environmental Art movements with the intention to share a reverence for the natural world.
A notebook and something to write with