In this course, Bennington students will participate in the research, design, and development of a sister city project between Tagum City and Bennington, Vermont. Situated in the heart of a rich agricultural island, Mindanao in the Philippines, Tagum City is known as a city that is progressive in education as well as a music capital of the Philippines. 20 minutes from central Davao City, the eco-city of the Philippines, Tagum is set in an ideal location with resources. Students will explore what it would mean to have a sister city relationship through the performing and visual arts
Corequisites: Students must also be registered for APA2109, Rebuilding Cities.