ENVIRON 244 - Topics in Culture and Environment
Winter 2022, Section 002 - Art in Nature: Micro to Macro
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
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May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s).
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In this course, we will investigate the shapes, patterns and forms that occur in Nature and that exist and repeat in the large scale and immense (macro) to the small and diminutive (micro). Through visual art making methods such as painting, drawing and photography AND fieldwork such as observing, collecting and identifying, we will explore connections and systems that may repeat throughout. In addition, we will look to the artwork, research and history of other artists, designers and scientists in related fields. We will take a close look at how forms, patterns and shapes (spirals, waves, branches, etc.) repeat and connect in nature and why. This focus on the shapes and systems of nature will highlight issues of biodiversity, sustainability, conservation and will lead students to the discovery of the interdisciplinary connections within art and science.

Class Format:

All class meetings will be taught synchronously and In-Person for the Winter 2022 term.


ENVIRON 244 - Topics in Culture and Environment
Schedule Listing
002 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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