With complex and wicked problems like the climate crisis ever present in the public eye, academic teaching can no longer permit itself to be conservative; teaching only existing methods, theories and viewpoints. Radical Imagination aims to offer students transgressive and radically new insights into existing issues on man and the planet.
In this course, you are invited to explore urgent themes from a radically new perspective. You will explore four topics:
Inspired by guest lectures from internationally-oriented artists and academics, you will work on your own portfolio and research proposal with artist Arne Hendriks to challenge yourself and to develop radical new ideas on existing issues.
Merel Talbi MSc & Njal van Woerden MA.
At the end of the course the student can:
Open to second and third year bachelor students.
This course is open for UvA students and other parties, such as contract students or students from other institutions. You can register from 3 December until a week before the start of the course.
If you have any trouble while registering please contact: Keuzeonderwijsfirstname.lastname@example.org
The schedule for this course is published on DataNose.
Literature will be selected by the guest speakers and presented on Canvas.
With every new theme, students are invited to reflect upon the presented ideas and materials in an assignment, inspired by various artistic disciplines. Students finish the course with an imaginative research proposal.