ARH 318: History of Handcrafted Objects
Global history of handcrafted objects from 1400 CE to the present day. Globalization as viewed through the lens of material innovation, cultural exchange, and trade in ceramics, jewelry/metals, textiles and wood/furniture. Craft¿s relationship with aesthetic and technical concerns, as well as social/religious, economic, and political influences are discussed. Modern handcrafted objects and their digital counterparts show evidence of global power struggles, economic shifts, and contrasting belief systems.
|MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT||5:30 PM EDT||6:45 PM EDT||Visual & Perf Arts 156|
|Instructor: Allison Geremia||Class status: O|
|Class instruction mode: In Person|