INSTRUCTOR: Gretchen Scharnagl
SCHEDULE: Monday, Wednesday, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
In this course we will contemplate the waste, plastic, and garbage we have produced, consumed, and discarded, asking “what’s next?” We will make art out of trash, discards, and detritus. The intertwining of art and science has always been the poetic answer to communicating, understanding, and defending the state of the world around us. Recognizing that we live on a damaged planet will lead to a dialogue of Eco-Materialism in contemporary art. We will begin the beginning of this course with the geological origin story of Earth.