4.302 Foundations in Art, Design, and Spatial Practices

Instructor: Azra Aksamija

Offers a foundation in artistic practice and its critical analysis. Emphasizes the development of artistic approaches and methods and their analogies to architectural thinking, urbanism, and design practice. Develops skills in how to communicate ideas and experiences on different scales and through two-dimensional, three-dimensional, time-based media, and new genres including artistic methods that engage the public realm though spatial, sculptural, performative and process-oriented practices. Video screenings, guest lectures, visiting artist presentations, field trips, and readings supplement studio practice. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided.

Preference to Course 4 majors and minors. Enrollment limited to 20 students.


  • Units: 3-3-6
  • Schedule: TR 9am-12pm
    Location: e15-207