African-American Tradition Workshop

Also Known As

AFS
113
Course Section Number
CAT
113

Description

(Also AFS 113) Hand, heart and spirit have been an intrinsic part of the process of creativity, survival and enthusiasm in the African-American community. This studio course will draw inspiration from the rich artistic traditions in the African-American visual arts. We will engage in creative processes such as improvisation, quilting, and collage –concepts and techniques used by Betye Saar, Faith Ringgold, and Romare Bearden. We will study narrative in the works of Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence and others. With this foundation, students will create their own personal narratives.

Division

Creative Arts and Technology

Subject

Expanded Media

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Topic Code

Transcultural & Global Awareness

Credits

1.00 c.u.

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