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Social Spaces: The Role of Artists, Designers, and Citizens
ARTDES 200.1
Social Spaces: The Role of Artists, Designers, and Citizens
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Mondro, A.
Course Fee: 100
Schedule: TueThu 2:00p-4:15p - 2057
Semester: Fall 2018
This course explores the ways in which artists, designers, and citizens work within the public sphere. Students gain an understanding of socially engaged art and design practice while learning approaches and skills essential to community engagement work. Partnering with UM Edward Ginsberg Center and Growing Hope on creative placemaking projects, students define opportunities for their creative practice to positively impact society while broadening their perspectives of people and the world around them. Coursework includes lectures, class exercises, response papers, discussions, and collaborative projects. By the end of the semester, students have a fuller awareness of the role that artists, designers and citizens have in transforming communities and contributing to the greater public good.

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