Psychoanalysis Goes to Art and Design School
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April 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This presentation addresses psychoanalytic methods and concepts used when working with art and design students. These include identifying and sometimes resolving resistances, mining the unconscious for creative ideas, and learning to tolerate discomfort by creating outside one’s comfort zone.
This presentation is designed to help the participant:
1. List the psychoanalytic methods and concepts used when working with art and design students.
2. Discuss what is meant by identifying and resolving resistances in working with art students.
3. Discuss the term, “mining the unconscious for creative ideas.”
Gunta Kaza, Professor, Chair of Graphic Design Department, teaches creativity and the unconscious at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and is a doctoral candidate at BGSP.
Mara Wagner, Psy.D., Cert. Psya. teaches courses on creativity and the unconscious at BGSP and has been a guest critic in Ms. Kaza’s Design As Experience graduate course and graduate reviews.
No Charge or $20 for 2 CE Credits (Mental Health)