Gabo Camnitzer, Director of Studio Foundations Program

Gabo Camnitzer

Assistant Professor / Director of Studio Foundations Program

Art & Design



College of Visual & Performing Arts 357A


2018Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
2008Valand Academy, Gothenburg, SwedenMFA


  • Social Practice
  • Foundations
  • Sculpture
  • Experimental Pedagogies
  • Critical Theory



Forum for exploring contemporary art and design issues and learning from peers about developments in various art fields. Representative critical writings are discussed.

Fundamentals of social practice. This course varies in focus each year depending on the specialization of the assigned faculty member. The course takes a combined studio and seminar approach to current events in the field of social practice. Students will engage in collaborative and solo projects while investigating the history, theory, and application of social practices. No prerequisites.

A forum to present contemporary themes in art and design. This course will focus on conceptual and formal themes in order to explore influences that define contemporary art and design. Students will develop a keener comprehension of issues in contemporary art, explore majors with in CVPA, and be introduced to the intellectual community of CVPA and the University. Students will practice writing, critical thinking, collaborative learning and social/civic activities. This course is designed for first semester art majors.


Research Interests

  • Childhood
  • Education
  • Epistemology

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