November 7-9, the 2019 wats:ON? Festival invites us to explore art as activism. NOW. takes on the spirit of activism, with artists and work tapping into the zeitgeist of our current climate to redirect culture. The artists use light, music, sound, architecture, art, spoken word, and performance to evoke deep social and political questions.
CMU will offer a new interdisciplinary course this upcoming fall semester in collaboration with the wats:ON Festival. wats:ON 2019: NOW. takes on the spirit of Activism, with artists and work tapping into the zeitgeist of our current climate to redirect culture. Students will work directly with festival artists towards the production of original work to premiere at the November festival.