About The Unit for History and Philosophy of Art, Design and Technology
Unit Director: Dr. Yanai Toister
Study Term: Up to Three Years (as of the second year of studies)
The Unit for History and Philosophy of Art, Design and Technology at Shenkar provides a conceptual foundation and intellectual backdrop for the study of design and art.
It includes theoretical courses that offer a body of information about theories of design and art, visual culture, philosophy and social sciences, and cultural movements in various fields.
2nd to 4th year students of the Faculties of Design and Art at Shenkar are obligated to take certain courses of the Cultural Studies Program. The courses are divided into mandatory courses on the history of art and design, proseminars and seminars, instruction on writing a final thesis and elective courses in various disciplines of culture studies.