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The Artist on Film
FILM 379
Spring 2023
Section: 01  

How can we get the essence of a painter, dancer, musician on film? The Artist on Film comes with the built-in aesthetic challenge of translating artistic expression from one medium to another. Part of the problem is that the reason artists interest us in the first place is that they transmitted themselves so effectively into a differently shaped box. We will consider what cinema shares with its neighboring arts, how it can evoke other media, and how distinctions between artforms shape our experience. Through analytical and creative assignments, this class will look at how filmmakers tackle the challenge of creatively representing artists and transforming their works into a new medium.

Class will consist of two screenings a week with lecture and discussion.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: FILM304 and FILM307
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUN-14-2024
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