The following course will be offered during the Winter semester at YorkU:
FA/VISA 3053 3.0 Community Based Video Art and Activism
Winter (Tuesday 9:30 – 1:30)
Same as FA/FILM 3331 3.0
For enrollment purposes: the Catalogue Number: D69P01
Focuses on the community based video, documentary and video activism.
Students create individual and/or group projects on topics of their choosing, working with community organizations. Students gain skills in production, editing and working with community organizations. The field of community art addresses the social responsibility of artists as well as the relevance of art to society and reframes art as a vehicle for community groups and activists to explore and engage with contemporary societal issues through art-making. Elective course toward the Community Art Certificate program.
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing. Materials Fee: $20.
Course Director: Nancy Nicol
The course has open spaces for non-majors and has space available in it now.