If you have a fine art, architecture or design background and would like to develop your professional practice within the public realm, this dynamic, production-based course is ideal. It allows you to identify and locate spaces in which to make and 'test' your work in the public domain, through site-specific work, performance and sound installation, internet activity, print-based publication, etc.
What will you study?
You will have the opportunity to develop and apply critical frameworks, debate a range of theoretical, cultural and social issues and consider a variety of approaches to communicating and publishing your own research. You will focus on individual and collaborative practices, new technology, exhibition production and design, and a theoretical and critical programme to challenge and contextualise individual research and the placement of work in the public domain.
In addition, you will become familiar with the processes necessary to initiate and realise projects, such as fund-raising, developing and presenting proposals and collaborative working structures. You will also practice, develop and research the relationship between art, architecture, design and public space by working alongside fine artists, architects and designers.