SEM 3 APPROACH

ADVISOR – DEBORAH DAVIDSON

email –

MENTOR – ERIKA BLUMENFELD

http://www.erikablumenfeld.com

SEMESTER WORK PLAN

STUDIO WORK: TBC

ACADEMIC WORK: TBC

ARTIST RECOMMENDATIONS:

Ai Weiwei, Sarah Sze, Petah Coyne, Judy Pfaff

READING LIST:

Books on funerary rites and rituals around the world. Freud theory on the Death Urge. Continue research into melancholia and mania, and political matters involving plastic pollution.

IMPORTANT DUE DATES:

Feb 1 – Residency Summary (3-4 pages)…I will discuss conflicting ideas discussed during residency, culminating in several directions that my work can take over the ensuing semester. I will outline my chosen books, potential exhibitions I plan to attend, and artists whom I have elected to study.

Feb 28 – Critical Theorry II Readings paper (3-5 pages)

April 4 – Open Topic Research Paper (3-5 pages)…

May 2 – Open Topic Research Paper (3-5 pages)…

May 30 – Semester Summary (3-5 pages) Accomplishments listed and self-evaluation of both Studio and Academic work over the semester. Plans for the following semester, updated artist statement, and bibliography will be included.

June 6 – Outline for Thesis

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