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Past Featured Courses

July 27, 2017

Contemporary Issues in Design: Safety in Numbers

Working with community participants from the Homan Square / North Lawndale area of Chicago, the course developed tools of inquiry and instructional modules for exploring space and place. 

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Contemporary Issues in Design: Future Documentary

Investigating and making media from alternative futures, this is a class about the worldbuilding required to imagine and immerse ourselves and others in possible universes.

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Narrative Proximities: Art, Design, Politics of Maps

This studio explored mapping and diagramming as interdependent techniques. With an emphasis on representing spatial relationships as products of political, economic, or cultural constraints and interests, and vice-versa, the visual representation of locales and their associated narratives was taught as an act of intentional abstraction. 

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