"Backwards is the New Forward," Art and Architecture of North India
Friday, March 1 - Monday, April 1, at 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, in Kendall Gallery, 1st Floor, Iowa Memorial Union (map)
Reception: Saturday March 2, 4-6 PM. Public invited.Participating students:Elizabeth Bloomfield,Anne Covell,Haley Dziuk,Amara Gudger,Alyssa Harms,Josh Van Stippen,Trudi Starbeck- Miller,Katie Heine,Emily Hejna,Darcy McGuire,Rachel Strauss,David TurnerThe Art and Architecture of India Study Abroad Winter Program is structured around the understanding that in India, art is so intimately associated with religion, philosophy and politics that it would be impossible to understand the society and culture without thorough awareness of its arts. This study abroad course is uniquely based upon the living classroom where students combine their academic practice with site-travel events. All students are required to keep a journal/sketchbook and engage in making art on the road throughout the trip.