2019-20 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Aug 23, 2019  
2019-20 Pomona College Catalog
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ART 033 PO - Fiber Studio: Textile Practices in Art

When Offered: Fall 2019.
Instructor(s): M. Teixido
Credit: 1

Fiber Studio is an exploration of the practices of fiber and textile arts. This course will study the materials and methodologies of fiber arts in the context of varied and vast global practices and cultural traditions. An understanding developed in studio practice will consider the contemporary context of textile as art and its relationship to craft. Areas of concentration will be spinning, knitting, weaving, sewing, and embroidery. Exposure to textile work of the present and past in images and thru visiting artists, trips to see textile work as part of collections and in production will add to our understanding of the practice. Readings and invited speakers will add to our awareness of the socio-historical context of many forms of fiber art and its framing in culture past and present. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 6



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