PART I. Online module, 4 weeks
- Six 2-hour live sessions
- 1-2 hours of independent assignments every week
- January 26 - February 4, 2021
Topics: The philosophy of Burning Man; On conceptual art and Burning Man guidelines; Development of your creative idea; Presentation of your art project.
Each meeting includes a group discussion and feedback on your personal project.
II. PART TWO. Bringing your work to Burning Man
- Two 1-hour live sessions
- 1-2 independent work every week
- February 4 - July 4, 2021
As a result of online sessions in Part I you develop a concept for your art project. During Part II you work on your own. You will have 4 months to create the art piece at home and ship it to Academy's address in California USA. We will then bring it to Burning Man in Nevada. During this period you will have 2 catch-up sessions with the course leader Andrew Johnstone.
III. PART THREE. The Burn.
We install your pieces at the central place of the event - the Temple. At the end of the week The Man burns. The Temple burns. Your art piece will disappear too. We document it with photos and videos and make a catalogue.