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Summer 2019 Courses

All of the following course have a Parsons program and housing fee of $200 per student. The Parsons program fee pays for the use of the studio/lab/dining hall at Parsons and the student housing on-site at Parsons. Course may have additional course fees. Students also pay EMU tuition and will need to pay for meals and travel to Parsons. Most courses work collaboratively to travel together and share meals.

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AD3D 379 / 592 Sculpture, Design and Nature

Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 23, 2019 | Professors John DeHoog & Brian Nelson 

Delve into art making in the natural environment, and use the location as the primary inspiration for creative activity.  Consider the Parsons surroundings and the history of the area.

PSYCH 479 / 592 Sex, Food and Creativity: Pleasures of Life

Thursday, June 27 - Sunday, June 30, 2019 | Dr. Ken Rusiniak and Dr. Pamela Landau

This course focuses on motivation theory and creativity, through their connections to food and human sexuality.

ADPM 379 / 592 Electric Forest. Psychedelic & Electronic Installation.  

Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 19, 2019 | Assistant Professor Corrie Baldauf & Associate Professor Chris Reilly 

Learn how to electronically activate your concepts through lighting, circuitry, and microcontroller programming.  Students will create original works as multimedia art objects and installation pieces.  

ADGD 379 / 592 Fieldwork: the artist / designer as observer 

Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 11, 2019 | Professor Ryan Molloy 

Explore ideas of art and design in relationship to understanding, documenting, and reinterpreting the physical environment.  Investigate unique ways of interpreting a site through a variety of observational methods and practices akin to journaling, logbooks, scrapbooks, diaries, incident reporting, collecting / curation and technical manuals.  

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