ARTIST 118A // STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Public Space in Iran: Murals, Graffiti, Performance
In conjunction with the project opening, the Fall 2016 Stanford course Public Space in Iran: Murals, Graffiti, Performance will be offered on Thursdays from 3-4:30pm taught by Ebtekar. This studio practicum will parallel themes of the symposia to explore the traditions of artistic engagement in Iranian public space. The course offers a detailed survey of Iran’s visual culture and contemporary art practices through the investigation of public art strategies and recent cultural expression, in addition to older traditions of performing arts.