Transmedia Art, Extraction, and Environmental Justice

Exploration of today’s extractive economies and the role that artists, media-makers, and transmedia producers play in shaping public perception, individual choices, and movement-building towards sustainability. Traces the contingent geological, material, community, and toxic histories of extracted materials used throughout our built environment, as well as civic resistance and reform that could alter extraction practices. Scaffolded workshops with artists and media producers support students’ production of creative documentary and other media projects. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

4.376/CMS.374[J]: 12 units, spring semester

Fulfills HASS-A GIR

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