This capstone course builds upon foundational theories and practices in environmental humanities and examines the historical and contemporary intersections among art, culture and ecology. Students engage in process-oriented creativity with nature, working with ecosystem energetics and ecological dynamics to create performanitive productions. Throughout this course, students explore the ways in which art is used as an agent for landscape and cultural interpretations, and as an avenue to stimulate public discourse. Utilizing emergent-based methodologies, students engage in transdisciplinary research while exploring a diversity of collaborative performance techniques in order to convey their results.
This course counts as one of the required two 400-level seminars