Art Builds

Art Builds is a collective that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration in participatory art installations. We support projects that break traditional disciplinary boundaries and invite engagement. All are welcome – we bring together faculty, students, staff, and community. Recently we created the sculpture About Time, a 30 foot long sundial, that examined humanity's relationship with time. We took it to Burning Man and burned it to the ground in a testament to the fleeting nature of time. Interested in participating? Have an idea? Come to an upcoming event or email artbuilds@sandiego.edu. You can also find us on Instagram or Facebook.  


Upcoming Event:

Art Builds, April 27 4PM @ the Humanities Center

Did you see the large pyramid behind Loma Hall the Belanich Engineering Center this past summer (About Time)? Or perhaps the dodecahedron the summer before that (Unfolding Humanity)? Come hear from the creators of these sculptures about where these ideas came from and how they got built. A brief presentation will be followed by an open conversation about how Art Builds can best support interdisciplinary collaboration. Bring questions, critiques, or even ideas for a future installation!

Sundial in the desert

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