Art in a Time of Crisis

May 23, 2022 - May 27, 2022
May 23–May 27 • 8:30AM–11:30AM Pacific Time
Offered by Regent College

Discover the vital role of the arts in times of precarity, examining artistic practices born amidst crises. Awaken yourself to the prophetic witness of the arts, asking why so many people turn to the arts during times of struggle. Together we’ll explore the lives and work of artists such as Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, the Bogside Artists from Northern Ireland, Banksy, and the Mozambiquan project “Transforming Arms into Tools,” while also referencing examples from the world of literature and music. Investigate and compare these different artistic practices, asking how art facilitates meaningful engagement with the big issues of our time.

Online & Recorded: This course is being offered only on line for Summer Programs 2022. In order to support students who are unable to attend the regular online class sessions, recordings will be made available on the course Moodle page for 48 hours following each class. 
This course is INDS 528 1–2 Credits (1 Audit)