HUMN 311 S004: Visual Art Seminar

These seminars are taught from the viewpoint of a practicing artist, and focus on historical and/or contemporary issues relevant to particular disciplines or subjects. Seminars develop student critical awareness of the content and context of cultural production in relation to a wide range of practices and theories. Students attend lectures and discussion groups; in addition they are required to undertake research, give presentations, complete visual projects, and write papers. Descriptions of specific seminar topics are available by clicking the section hotlink on myEC or through

Priority is given to CRCP, PHOT and VIAR students and students who have never taken this class in the past. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.

Course content: 

Art & Journalism 
This course combines studio projects with readings, lectures, presentations and discussions of artworks that fuse together art and investigative journalistic techniques. Key texts will explore 'aesthetic journalism' and literature within the field of Media Studies and Art Theory. The core of the course will pivot on students developing and realizing a practice-based research project that integrates art practice with a journalistic strategy, based on a topic of your own choosing. This will include crits and feedback in the duration of people’s projects.


Completion of Second Year

Course outline
A section outline in PDF format is available, but only to logged in users.
Instructor information: 
Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jan 8-Apr 24
W C4245 MAIN