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ART of the MOOC

Public Art and Pedagogy

Students of this course may try their hand at their own public art interventions, or simply focus on learning from the theory of public practice and its recent history. Designed by artist and Duke professor, Pedro Lasch, and co-taught by Creative Time artistic director, Nato Thompson, this course presents public culture and art in their radically reinenvented contemporary forms. The lectures link major developments of recent decades to wider topics like spatial politics, everyday social structures, and experimental education. Also included are guest presentations from key thinkers and practitioners, like: Tania Bruguera, Claire Doherty, Tom Finkelpearl, Hans Haacke, Shannon Jackson, Suzanne Lacy, Rick Lowe, and many more. As the ‘ART of the MOOC’ title implies, learners and participants are encouraged to treat the MOOC itself as a public art medium. This happens mostly through the course’s practical components, local project productions, global exchanges, and critical feedback. While no prior art making experience is required, projects also offer challenging options for advanced learners. For other course offerings or language versions in this series, just search 'ART of the MOOC' in the Coursera catalog.

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Rating 5.0 based on 3 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Feb 11 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University, Creative Time via Coursera
Instructors Pedro Lasch, Nato Thompson
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Language English
Subjects Humanities Art & Design
Tags History Arts And Humanities Music And Art

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Rating 5.0 based on 3 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Starts Feb 11 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University, Creative Time via Coursera
Instructors Pedro Lasch, Nato Thompson
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Humanities Art & Design
Tags History Arts And Humanities Music And Art

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