Visual Art Critique: a detailed analysis and evaluation of an artist's work. (allows for social & critical discourse, analysis, interpretation, and artist direction, provides exposure to contemporary art history, yields artist networks, collaborations and relationships).
Small Group Seminars: provide participants with a supportive, inclusive and creative environment to engage with various artforms, encouraging positive social interaction, a strong sense of community, and artistic expression of each individual.
Title: The Camera
How to Use the Camera in a Socially Engaged Practice - Melanie Manchot
This seminar will consider the camera in both still and moving image art projects as an organizing principle and image-making machine. Using theoretical texts from philosophy and current art criticism, she will work with you to best situate how cameras can operate to articulate both ethics and aesthetics.