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Mind Over Matter? Exploring Making is a three-part class for undergraduate students that fosters your understanding of objects by exploring the processes by which they are made. The interaction of mind, hand, and material is at the heart of what this course is all about. Do we always design & plan objects before making them? Or do forms and things emerge organically?

Join BGC PhD students, Geoffrey Ripert and Nicholas De Godoy Lopes, as they take you on a deep dive into the ways that color, rhythm, and shape influence our understanding of objects. Each theme is explored in independent sessions that will involve object studies presented by the session leaders and a BGC faculty member.

Participant interaction is strongly encouraged through questions, wider discussion, and an activity concluding each session.

Tuesday, February 15
6–7:30 pm
Pay What You Wish
With Drew Thompson

Wednesday, February 23
6–7:30 pm
Pay What You Wish
With Jennifer L. Mass

Saturday, March 5

2–3:30 pm
Pay What You Wish
With Hadley Jensen

Course sessions will be led virtually through Zoom, using all safety precautions and procedures. All participants will need access to a device with a camera and internet access. A Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 24 hours in advance of each class.