Topics & Electives

X Studio courses are available for elective credit to all Parsons/TNS students. Topics courses are open to all Parsons Fine Arts majors and minors.

Spring 2021 Electives, X-Studio: CERAMICS – PHOENIX LINDSEY-HALL

  XSTUDIO: CERAMICS PSAM 3700, CRN 9563 This course introduces students to place-based project work by partnering with The Children’s Museum of the Arts as…

Spring 2021 Electives, Topics in 4D: Textile, Movement, Transformation – Tamar Zohara Ettun

Topics in 4D: Textile, Movement, Transformation PUFA 3240, CRN 1925 This class will explore the interaction and integration of new media with textile work, including…

Spring 2021 Electives, X-Studio: Performing Abjection – YVE LARIS COHEN

X-Studio: Performing Abjection PSAM 3702, CRN 3303 This performance art studio course takes as its starting point Julia Kristeva’s conception of the abject as neither…

Spring 2021 Electives, X-Studio: MAXIMALISM – Johannah Herr

  X-Studio: MAXIMALISM PSAM 3701, CRN 2074 This interdisciplinary studio course explores material strategies of making where more is more. Maximalist ornament can be used…

Spring 2021 Electives, X-Studio: Action Animation: Time-Based Drawing – Ezra Wube

  X-Studio: Action Animation: Time-Based Drawing PSAM 3703, CRN 3304 Drawing, as a medium between process and realization, can be applied to recounting, mapping, processing,…

Spring 2021 Electives, X-Studio: Sound Art: Resonance and Reverberation – Lindsay Benedict

X-Studio: Sound Art: Resonance and Reverberation PSAM 3705, CRN 3305 Audio waves are a visceral phenomenon that engulf our bodies and penetrate our pre-cognitive senses….

Spring 2021 Electives, Topics in 3D: Interconnections – Miggy Buck

Topics in 3D: Interconnections PUFA 3230, CRN 5240 This course will focus on the interconnections between people’s lives and modern society. We will explore topics…

Spring 2021 Electives, Topics in 2D: Decolonizing Materiality – Matthew Villarreal

Topics in 2D: Decolonizing Materiality PUFA 3220, CRN 1924 This course invites students to reconsider material choice in their art practices—specifically the use of non-art…

Spring 2021 Electives, Topics in 2D: Speculative Worlds – Peter Rostovsky

  Topics in 2D: Speculative Worlds PUFA 3220, CRN 5239 Art has always dallied with fantasy, horror, hallucination and dream. Reflecting on our world, its…