Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ARTV 000/2207 - Introduction to Ceramics (3 cr.)



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This course aims to explore the various techniques and concepts of ceramics, with an emphasis on basic skills and crafts of clay. The course includes introductory information and experiments in clay free-hand technique related to ceramics arts, starting from making building techniques, glazing techniques and kiln firing operations. Students will be introduced to ceramic art history and its long-term cultural traditions, as well as contemporary ceramics concepts and ceramics installation arts. This course has a minimum of two filed trips to Fustat, an “ancient ceramics area in old Cairo” to explore the historical and local Craft of ceramic art and Egypt’s social history in relation to the field.



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