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In Person Seminars

THEMES IN CONTEMPORARY ART & TV

Wednesday, May 15 to Wednesday June 19, 2019

An examination of the prevalent themes in contemporary visual culture through an analysis of contemporary art and television drama series produced during the last decade.

We will be discussing the ways in which contemporary artists and American, Canadian & British television drama series explore and interrogate contemporary philosophical, ethical, aesthetic & political debates. We will look at contemporary artists from around the globe who work in a variety of media, including sculpture, installation, video art, performance art, photography, painting, &  drawing.

Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Optional readings are provided and there are no assignments. I bake delicious treats for every class.

Your only homework is watching two televisions episode prior to each class!

$200 for 6 week course. $35 per class drop in fee. ($150 or $25 per class for limited income)

May 15: Narrative & Language with Deadwood & The Wire

May 22: Identity, Gender & Sexuality with Vida & Gracie and Frankie

May 29: Morality & Medicine with House & Nurse Jackie

June 5: Place with Lost & The 100

June 12: Surveillance with Person of Interest & Mr. Robot

June 19: The Fantastical with The Magicians & Sense8

Full seminar fee due on May 13 via Interac e-transfer or Paypal. Cheques & cash are also accepted on the first day of class. Drop in fees are due during the weekly classes.

Email kristen@kh1art.ca for a course syllabus and to reserve a spot for the entire seminar or a weekly topic.

Dr. Kristen Hutchinson is an art historian, visual artist, curator, and art consultant. She received her PhD in the History of Art from University College London in 2007. Kristen has taught art history courses at universities and colleges in Canada, the US, and the UK. She is currently writing a non-fiction book about supernatural creatures in contemporary art, film and television.

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