VAST 205: BC North Interior FN Studio

This online project based course introduces students to Northern B.C. First Nations art forms. The course explores traditional and contemporary forms and processes of working in modules with birch bark, deer/moose hide, caribou/moose hair, porcupine quills and beads. A variety of materials and techniques are used to create small scale utilitarian and aesthetic objects. Contemporary projects will advance the student's understanding of reinterpretation and the relationship between materials, form and function of Northern B.C. First Nations art practices.

Completed studio projects will include:

  1. Traditional objects from traditional materials
  2. Contemporary objects from traditional materials
  3. Traditional objects from contemporary materials

Completion of 21 credits

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There are no upcoming course sections for this course.

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