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This remote class will use photography, the archive, the environment and the latest Do-It-Yourself trends to explore object-oriented ontology and the notion of “Hyperobjects,” or objects that transcend the local by massively spanning time and space. This class will use DIY techniques and mundane objects and materials as a tool to build models, sculptures and installations that will later on be photographed in the “studio” and outdoors. Using science-fiction references and mythology we will attempt to document and/or create a space that is invisible or has not yet been experienced by the world. What does ecological philosophy/eco-feminism currently look like, and (how) will it translate after the end of the world through the remaining photographic image and media? This class will search for, invent, and document Hyperobjects – entities of vast temporal/spatial dimensions that defeat traditional ideas of what a thing, object or photograph is.
Format: studio; This class will meet over Zoom and will include time in the outdoors.
Grading: no pass/fail option,
yes fifth course option
Students must budget roughly ten hours per week outside of class for photographing, editing and printing. Students must complete all projects on time. Students must think outside of the box and be ready to work collaboratively. Students must be active participants during class discussion and critiques.
$250 standard lab fee charged to term bill