Text and the Visual Imagination|
Fall 2012 not offered
In this course, we will explore, deconstruct, and reinvent text by utilizing tools from design and visual arts. Through practical assignments, we will train our visual imagination, as well as develop an aesthetic literacy and knowledge of different performance elements. This class focuses on the creative process as well as provides new tools that will enable students to realize their own creative projects.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (IDEA-MN)(IDEA)(THEA)
Required: Student assignment choices, Class Reader
1) Michael Huxley and Noel Witts, eds, THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY PERFORMANCE READER
2) Kaprow, ESSAYS ON THE BLURRING OF ART AND LIFE.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
The assignments are designed as independent projects, which focus on specific aspects, such as object design, garment design, and environmental design. Each assignment will be researched, rendered and presented to the class individually through each step of the process (text, research stage, concept development, visual image, technical feasibility and execution). The last assignment could be done as a group.
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