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OSPFLOR 69: Abstract Art: Creativity, Self-Expression and Depicting the Unimaginable

Overview of the birth and evolution of abstract art with visual background necessary to produce works of art free of a realistic representation. Movements and trends in abstract art; experimentation with different media and techniques. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Rossi, F. (PI)

OSPFLOR 71: A Studio with a View: Drawing, Painting and Informing your Aesthetic in Florence

Recent trends in art, current Italian artistic production, differences and the dialogue among visual arts. Events, schools, and movements of the 20th century. Theoretical background and practical training in various media. Work at the Stanford Center and on site at museums, exhibits, and out in the city armed with a sketchbook and camera. Emphasis is on drawing as the key to the visual arts. Workshops to master the techniques introduced. Limited enrollment.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Rossi, F. (PI)

OSPGEN 11: Multicultural Australia

Creative expressions of Australia's many ethnic groups, with an emphasis on the ways in which those very arts have been part of ethnic and racial formations within Australian history. Topics include: indigenous traditions; the colonial engagements that started with the voyage of Captain James Cook (1770) and the penal colony led by Captain Arthur Phillip (1788); the sometimes rival pull of Asia and the west; and Australia's place amid the global flows of the early 21st century. Throughout these histories the role of migrants and refugees, of welcoming and hostile hosts, will be considered in relation to the creative arts. Location: Sydney, Australia
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPGEN 77: The Other France: Troubadours and the Politics of Cultural Heritage

The study of troubadours and medieval cultural heritage in southern France and northern Spain. Readings include troubadour poetry, histories of medieval France (Catharism and the Albigensian Crusade) and articles on modern interpretations of medieval culture. Meetings in Narbonne, France, with visit to sites associated with the troubadours in southern France and Catalonia, Spain. (This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units to satisfy a Ways requirement.)
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Galvez, M. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 21: Japanese Woodworking & Contemporary Sculpture

Explore sculpture, woodworking, and work directly with local artists and crafts persons. Introduction to both traditional and non-traditional approaches to Japanese woodworking and contemporary sculpture production through working with model making, traditional woodworking techniques and experimental materials. Conceptual and technical skills, and safe and appropriate use of tools emphasized. Impact of material and technique upon form and content, and the physical and expressive possibilities of diverse materials explored. Historical and contemporary methods of woodworking provide a theoretical basis for studio work
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Berlier, T. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 39: Capturing Concepts: A Photographic Exploration of the Origins of Kanji

Under guidance of official photographer for KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival, photograph scenes from everyday life in Kyoto to portray contemporary versions of the ancient forms and original meanings of ten different kanji. Develop observational, interpretive and creative abilities as well as improve technical skills (including picture composition and image editing). Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPKYOTO 44: The Zen of Japanese Design: Wa Concepts and their Creative Application

Links between successful Japanese design innovations and Japan¿s traditional `Wa¿ (lit. ¿harmony¿) principles that underpin them. Wa as a codified conceptual framework; how Japanese creatives continue to directly apply Wa principles to enhance their designs. Through a combination of classroom study and hand-on creative assignments as well as field trips throughout Kyoto, explore the relationship between Zen and Wa thinking and how it is applied in Japanese design. Students will gain significant experience developing their own original designs for products, business models or services, utilizing Wa principles
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-CE

OSPMADRD 18: Exploring Music and Society: Understanding Flamenco

Origins and history of flamenco and its place in Spanish culture, including both theory and actual dance instruction.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPMADRD 46: Drawing with Four Spanish Masters: Goya, Velazquez, Picasso and Dali

Approaches, techniques, and processes in drawing. Visits to Madrid museums to study paintings and drawings by Goya, Velázquez, Picasso, and Dalí and to explore the experience of drawing. Subject matter: the figure, still life, interiors, landscape, and non-representational drawing. No previous experience required. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPMADRD 84: Madrid Through My Eyes: A Theoreticl/Practical Documentary Film Workshop

Theoretical and practical view of Spanish language documentary cinema; potential of this type of film making as a form of personal expression. Tools for understanding and analyzing this type of cinema. Creative and analytical reflection on student 's Madrid experience; develop individual visual discourse to portray life in the city by filming a short documentary.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
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