Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARTS 396 - SPEC PROB: MOBILE ARTS PROJECT

Long Title: SPEC PROBLEMS: MOBILE ARTS PROJECT
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Independent Study
Credit Hours: 1 TO 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: The focus of this special problems/independent study class will be on the practical conversion of a 30' transit bus into a multi-purpose mobile arts platform. Students will work one-on-one with Professor Sperandio and visiting artists on the development and fabrication of a variety of mechanical systems, including HVAC, electrical and plumbing. Participants will develop a more comprehensive understanding of alternative art practices through targeted readings and discussions, as well as participate in the development of new uses for this mobile arts space once it's completed. This project is funded in part by the Humanities Research Center, Rice Office of Parking and Transportation, and the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.