When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jill Kennedy-McNeill
  • Course Code W23PDGF07C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This thought-provoking course will take you on a creative journey, challenging conventional perspectives on art and encouraging you to explore the boundaries of imagination and expression in an era marked by profound change. In a world grappling with environmental crises, technological transformations, and social upheaval, artists are responding with innovative and unconventional approaches. This course invites you to engage with the art of the Anthropocene, an epoch defined by human impact on the planet. This course is a transformative exploration of art's evolving role in a world in flux. Join us in reimagining the possibilities of artistic expression and contemplating the profound ways in which art can shape our understanding of a rapidly changing world.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of the Anthropocene and how artists are grappling with its challenges and implications.
  • Explore the intersection of art, environmentalism, and activism, understanding how artists are advocating for sustainability and change.
  • Analyse how artists are reflecting on the changing cultural and social landscapes of the 21st century.
  • Reflect on the innovative methods artists employ to convey their messages, often pushing the boundaries of traditional mediums.


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Entry requirements

    This course is open to students of all abilities