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FAN FICTIONS: Alternative Universes, Gender Swaps, Ship-ping
ARST 345
Spring 2024
Section: 01  

In the vernacular, a "fan fiction" is a type of writing that reimagines a piece of popular media such as a book, TV show, or movie. This happens without consent and is used to explore alternative narratives or taboos.

Artists such as Kara Walker have reimagined the Antebellum south as an erotic horror, Mike Kelly created installations based on the cities of Krypton from the comic book Superman.

In our class we will utilize printmaking methodologies to explore strategies of fan fiction, by creating artworks that reconfigure both historical and fictional canons that have historically been entrenched in ideas of authenticity and devotional labor. Students will create etchings, silk screens, and zines.

Students should have print media experience though the class is not strictly restricted to printmaking.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ARST131
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUN-22-2024
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