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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Workshop on Art and Architecture Criticism

The Dept of Media Studies is organizing a four-day Workshop on Art and Architecture Criticism on 16, 17, 18, 19 April 2007. The classes will be held from 9.30 to 1 pm at Christ College. The workshop will be reading, analysis and writing intensive.

Course fee Rs 400. Those who fulfill the all the requirement will be issued certificates at the end of the workshop.

Those who wish to participate in the workshop please mail me at: ajpinto42 at

Maximum intake: 15.

Following is the rough syllabus. A detailed syllabus will follow.

Module I

Elements of art and architecture

Analyzing visual material

History of art and architecture through the concept of Beauty

The role of art in society and history

The performance of architecture in society and politics

Module II

Frameworks of criticism

Types of writing

Aspects of journalism

Module III

Field visits to two architecturally rich sites and two art galleries will be a part of the course.


Kaiwan Mehta
Architect and Urban Researcher; Research scholar – Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore; Senior Lecturer - K Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai; Assistant Editor - Indian Architect & Builder.

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